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A few skeletons in my tree
by allycat 8 years, 11 months ago
I started researching my family tree when I was just a kid after my grandpa died in the 80s. I began by asking my grandparents who their brothers and sisters were, their parents' names and from whence they came. Then they started giving me their...
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GERMANY: Did your ancestors come from the Port of Hamburg?
by allycat 8 years, 11 months ago
If in researching your German ancestors, you think they may have come from the Port of Hamburg, this website link is for you. Although it is user-pay service once you commit yourself...you can actually do as many searches as you like first up....
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Emigrants from Germany to Australia
by allycat 8 years, 11 months ago
These sites do a lot to explain about the arrival of the Germans in Australia. German Australia - German Speakers in Australia (Click on Issues, Reasons for Emigrating, What effects did WWI have on German speakers in Australia...) German...
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Family Trees in Cyberspace
by allycat 8 years, 11 months ago
Caution is generally advised to all who enter their precious family tree data on the internet in general. I have seen all too many details on the living at the various gene sites such as genesreunited, gencircles, rootsweb world connect family...
7 comment(s), latest 8 years, 8 months ago
Looking for ancestors/descendants of Ernest JAHN & Elizabeth HANSFORD
by allycat 8 years, 11 months ago
Ernest (or Ernst) JAHN was my 2g grandfather born 1851 in the Harz Mountains (Kingdom of Hanover), Germany. It is not known when he emigrated to England but he married my 2g grandmother 16 May 1875 St.Lukes Church, St.James, Westminster, England,...
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ALL USERS: Surname Wikis (as in Wikipedia style)
by allycat 8 years, 12 months ago
More will be updated as time permits. All users: If I don't have a surname definition in the Wiki section, it means I am unaware at the present time. Please message me updating of the uncommon surname meanings. Note to Users: Please...
1 comment(s), latest 8 years, 7 months ago
Looking for Ancestors of Samuel Elbert Wiseman
by jwiseman 8 years, 12 months ago
Samuel Elbert Wiseman, Sam, was born in Vernon, Missouri. He had a sister named Ann who married a Veatch and moved to Rocky Ford, Colorado. He also had a brother, Tom, who had a daughter named Lucy. Another sister was Lucy. No information on...
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Francois Xavier Arosen - captured in French and Indian War in Deerfield, Mass
by ladyfox1938 8 years, 12 months ago
am looking for info on Francois Xavier Arosen who married Eunice Williams of Deerfield, Mass. in Sept. 1696, who had been captured during the French and Indian War in Deerfield Mass.
7 comment(s), latest 8 years, 6 months ago
Meaning of the surname CHRISP
by ucantsayno 8 years, 12 months ago
CHRISP - The English surname Chrisp is of nickname origin, deriving from a personal characteristic of one particular individual, thus affording him a suitable means on identity in his local community. In this instance we have a variant form of...
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CHAPPLE & PARR - ENGLAND
by ucantsayno 8 years, 12 months ago
I am researching Thomas Chapple born in 1849 in Farnham Green, Essex, England. His father was also Thomas Chapple. Thomas married Sussanah Alice Parr, who was born in 1840 in Gedney, Licolnshire, England. Sussanah was the middle daughter of...
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Looking for Stevens of St Ives Cornwall UK
by Georgie 8 years, 12 months ago
Any information on STEVENS (roundy) of St Ives Cornwall UK
1 comment(s), latest 6 years, 6 months ago
1849 to 1865, through several states to Minnesota
by colojoe 8 years, 12 months ago
The earliest record I have of Patrick O'Callahan (b ~ 1815, parents Denis and Ellen per death certificate) and Margaret Sweeney O'Callahan (b ~ 1830) is the birth of a daughter, Johanna, in 1849 in New York (inferred from later census). I don't...
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Did your ancestors fight for Napoleon I?
by allycat 9 years ago
If so, then it's quite possible your ancestors name/s will be in this searchable database at the website of the medals of Saint Hélèna. The medals of Saint Hélèna Good luck.
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The name of ALLARDYCE and early mention of those who bore it
by allycat 9 years ago
THE NAME OF ALLARDYCE AND EARLY MENTION OF THOSE WHO BORE IT. (BY WILLIAM H. ALLARDYCE, 1923) ... extract below:- It has been proven that the Allardyce family is of Norman descent by Nisbit, "System of Heraldy." Allardyce of Allardyce an...
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Looking for Davenport of Kentucky
by marilyn05 9 years ago
William or Will Davenport/Dovenport b.1891 KY. married Lillian Hayes/Hays b/.1892 Ashland, KY in Ky. They had 5 children William, Viola May, Charles, Idabelle, Luella, and Richard in 1934. They lived in Ashland for awhile were some of their...
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The AMOR family of Bishops Canning, Wiltshire England 1562-->1876 VIC Australia
by allycat 9 years ago
Dear fellow FamilyTreeCircle members, since posting this message I have been able to stretch my tree out to the 1500s to my AMOR ancestors at Bishops Canning, Wiltshire. Looking for any links with this family:- George AMOR (3g grandfather)...
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The silent voices of women in history
by allycat 9 years ago
I'm quite proud of all the farmers, convicts, agricultural labourers, yeomen, etc. that I have in my tree. But more importantly, I feel for all the silent voices of women of whom you usually can't find anything about. More often than not their...
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Would you like a treasured photograph restored or dated for FREE?
by allycat 9 years ago
Dear FamilyTreeCirclers, If you would like a treasured photograph restored, with no catches, no fine print, etc., register as a rootschatter for free, then you can use the site's services. The link below is to the photograph restoration...
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Prussian descendants - use of Johann (and others) as the first name
by allycat 9 years ago
I never realised till I got stuck into my tree before that I had a great deal of Prussian ancestry, and also that the name Johannes and Johanna would appear in every generation until emmigrant arrival in Australia, not to mention all the other...
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Australia: My Prussian / German surname interests - New South Wales
by allycat 9 years ago
The 'MOST' Family Henry MOST (my ggg grandfather) was born 1824 Hesse, Germany. Another researcher believes his parents to be: Thomas MOST and Elizabeth unknown but I have no confirmation of this. At the age of 24 years he landed in Colony...
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