My husbad has tested with FTDNA, Y-DNA, and disconcertingly, no Rockliff/Rockcliffe shows as as a match. I'm beginning to think that one of the Grandmothers must have "jumped the fence" ... !! Has anyone else done Y-DNA with Family...
Australia Day was once known as First Landing Day or Foundation Day and it wasn't until 1935 that all Australian states and territories adopted use of the term "Australia Day"
There used to be a saying that on Foundation Day half the...
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Kengsington B Johannesburg. She was married to Hendrik Labuschagne, they had a daughters named Annatjie and Hendrietta. My parents were Cynthia Ewert and Jackobus Ewert.
Paste the part in bold type into your search bar to go directly to the letter about the various McCrae homesteads on page 25 of The Australasian of 23-10-1915. http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/142981457
This letter was found by chance...
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Rosalind Peatey's PINE TREES AND BOX THORNS was a wonderful history of George and Susan Peatey and their descendants. I discovered it soon after I had started my research on the Mornington Peninsula in 2010. I was really excited when I discovered...
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Ka Titus , had a big part of my life as a little girl we mowed her lawns , help with all the gardens. she was that
nan / mother role . Ka did alot of baking , per-pairing meal bring the cooked meals in buckets from her home down the road. when...
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My descendant line comes down through Jane Elizabeth Edmonds (my 2nd g.grandparent)
Any information would be helpful!
Also would like more info to Erana kaire Kareariki whakapapa my 3rd g.parent!
My grandfather Patrick Troy was born in Manchester England , but his father Patrick Troy wad born in County Clare Ireland.
His father was called James troy and married Honora liddane.
The 1911 irish cencus has james and honora living in...
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I have been researching the surname Mainstone for nearly thirty years.
My family go back through my mother Doris Grace Rogers and father Albert William Mainstone, they brought us to live in Cornwall way back in the early seventies. My father...
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In 1861 census she was living in Cobden Terrace, Norland Rd, Kensington. No husband present but she is described as "shoemaker's wife". I cannot find a marriage, but Thomas William Howitt is named as father of the children. In 1870 she...
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Looking for members of the Ward family who lived in Grimsby in late 1800s and early 1900s.
My grandmother Beatrice was born in Grimsby in 1880s (daughter of John Thomas and Ann Amelia Ward) Beatrice married Albert Corbett (also from Grimsby)and...
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I'm an adoptee. Found. I found my bio mother about 10 or more years ago. I found my bio father's family about 5 months ago when I had a DNA match with a half brother. Since the non-identifying information about the nationality of my bio father...
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