This is a story of a success, a surprise discovery and the hazards of not paying enough attention or making assumptions. Oh to be in Ireland where it’s possible to check the primary records! THE SUCCESS I’m a great fan of ensuring I have family certificates and I used birthdays etc to gain a good … More Oh to be in Courtown, Ireland
I am participating in the A to Z 2012 blog challenge throughout April. My theme is a genealogical travelogue or a travel genealogue (I’m not sure which). G requires grit to get to the end! G is for Goroka (Papua New Guinea) Some places are larger than life and offer experiences beyond your imagination. Goroka, … More G goes to Goroka, Gorey and Glasgow
Geniaus raised the Saturday challenged initiated by Thomas McEntee On his Destination Austin Family Blog, which in turn revived Craig Manson of GeneaBlogie‘s meme from 2009. For today I’m going to focus on my “most wanted” family member and leave the surnames to Surname Saturday. Ever since I started family history all those years ago, one ancestor has provided me … More My “Most Wanted” family member: who was James Sherry?
Inspired by a post by Aillin at Australian Genealogy Journeys I had to give this a go, using Wordle to produce a cloud of my families’ names and places. Haven’t figured out how to deal with double-word places eg Charters Towers but it was fun. And another of just my family names: And some places from my husband’s … More A family word cloud