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Thank you for the addition to my original post dj web18. You are correct in your advice about www.familysearch records.That is the reason I suggested that the researcher only use that information...
by cilla1946 5 years, 2 months ago
in Tricks on Finding Maiden Names
TRIP TO OLLIE'S yesterday I was at my local Ollie's buying a large bag of Purnina dog chow for my loyal pet, Biscuit, and was in the checkout line when a woman behind me asked if I had a dog....
by 1bobbylee 5 years, 2 months ago
in Off Topic (1)
Looks like your James MAFFATT (aged 31 years) and Eleanor MOFFATT (aged 23 years) arrived in Victoria on the "Ascendant" in 1861. There were no children recorded being with them. After...
by tonkin 5 years, 2 months ago
in Looking for James & Michael Moffitt Melbourne Australia
You ask how soon after the marriage did Michael and Annie move to New Zealand. I'm a bit confused here because Michael and Annie were married in New Zealand in 1887. Re: Michael MOFFITT born...
by tonkin 5 years, 2 months ago
in Looking for James & Michael Moffitt Melbourne Australia
I just pulled this up. WAS eating a liver-mush sanswich. NOT now!! The dog tar-- and street p---po-- did me in. Excuse me uurp, have got to run to bathrooommmmmm......
by 1bobbylee 5 years, 2 months ago
in Did you Know?
Just an additional bit of info that I have discovered within a couple of hours of publishing this piece here. I have found mention of Robert D'Esterre's death on 14th January 1968 in a care home...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in Descended from Sir Rowland Hill of penny post fame? Lots of people claim this, but how many are true?
THE 100 MPH GOAT Two North Carolina good ole boys' are out hunting, and as they are walking along they come upon a huge hole in the ground. They approach it and are amazed by the size of it...
by 1bobbylee 5 years, 2 months ago
in Off Topic (1)
As the above poster says always start from yourself and work from the known to the unknown. One researcher who didn't heed this advice spent 25 years and thousands of dollars compiling a huge...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in im new at this where do i start?
"so, if they could do their family trees back long before pen and paper, before postal service and telephones then for us it is a breeze with our computers and all our software ... right...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in RECORDS for your GENEALOGY RESEARCH
Good article colmt, hope you don't mind me adding a few things. In working out what a spouse's maiden name was partly by using her age on the census it's worth bearing in mind that victorian...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in INTRODUCTORY LEVEL: National Census Records of Great Britain and Ireland. - Things Worth Knowing!
That's exactly what genealogy is, a big and never ending jigsaw puzzle, and as with any jigsaw if the pieces that you've fitted together seem like they don't quite fit then that's probably because...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in Research a la pitfalls
I just wanted to add a word of caution to this useful article. Whilst www.familysearch.org is a very useful site when all else has failed, it's worth remembering that much of what's available there...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in Tricks on Finding Maiden Names
Thanks, exactly what I wanted to ask, as I had assumed at first that this was an australian site. I was also wondering if this site is relatively new as I hadn't heard of it before until I stumbled...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in Where Do FamilyTreeCircles Visitors Come From?
Thank you Tonkin, so three of the siblings moved to australia at some point then (whether together or one by one), so that only leaves two others, Eleanor Jane who I only have a baptism for and...
by dj_webb18 5 years, 2 months ago
in MATTHEWS James married Jane SCOTT 1870
yaknow i've been researching my family for years yet i'm getting no further forwards, you have caught my eye as to how you have worded "barratt" and "barrett". this is where...
by broomo81 5 years, 2 months ago
in looking for barratt /barrett /lyons
Looking for Vera Guest married James F. Messick. Ties in Tennessee & Illinois.
by Family4Me2Find 5 years, 2 months ago
in Looking for Crouch, Kirkland, Luton, Williams, Messick
Indeed! I hate to sound like spam or state the obvious Scott but you need "CAPTCHA" attached to your registration forms.
by janilye 5 years, 2 months ago
in Spam update
Scott, The spammer vermin are snaking their way onto many journals. Have you noticed?
by 1bobbylee 5 years, 2 months ago
in Spam update
I am from the South. I grew up hearing these expressions. If you have trouble understanding them, BLESS YOUR HEART, read them a second time. SOUTHERN FOLKS Southern women know their...
by 1bobbylee 5 years, 2 months ago
in Off Topic (1)
I don't know if this is the correct Phoebe, but there is one here: http://gapellet.brinkster.net/marie-flavie.htm hope that helps
by cpell 5 years, 2 months ago
in Looking for family of Phoebe Pelletier Looking for family of Adolph M...