Category Archives: History

Historical information, links, media or relevant insight into our genealogical research.

Matilda Nickle

Any genealogist that’s been at this a while will understand my recent experience.  I was headed along, seeking information on Matilda [...]

The Barnett Family

Some people are just amazing.  After a few e-mails back and forth now with cousin Vincent Gwaltney, we can only convey our gratitude for ev [...]

Ancestry Releases Alberta Homesteader Records

As a descendant of these homesteaders, I was very excited to find out that Ancestry had released some of the records.  I couldn’t fin [...]

The Lancasters of Pateley Bridge

The snow is piling high in our little city off the bay.  I’d begun to write this post up before Christmas, and then the whole holiday [...]

Presenting British Home Child Louisa Mary Booth

Welcome to 2016!  I can’t believe that we haven’t posted since September…  We had a very productive end-of-year with res [...]

Family Treasures: The Thimble

We recently decided we were going to add something new to our Blog, in an effort to preserve the memories of our ancestors and the lives the [...]

Pinterest: Traditional Foods

Posting Member: Jenn Topic: Food glorious food!  On Pinterest. Family Name Associations: All Location: In the air conditioned house, bec [...]

Elizabeth Caroline ‘Lizzie’ Masters Ascher

Posting Member: Jenn Topic: Heroes Family Name Associations: Unrelated – Masters and Ascher, also spelled Asher While we were in Ni [...]

The Project, Blogger Errors, Pinterest and the Trunk of Annie Margaret Stone

Posting Member: Jenn Topic: Project Armageddon, Blogger Errors, Pinterest and Annie Margaret Stone’s Trunk Family Name Associations: [...]

The heartbreaking tragedy of Sarah Ellen ‘Neillie’ Jones and Richard George Hitchcock.

Posting Member: Jenn Topic: Romantic Tragedy, Empress of Ireland, Ship, Sink, Accident Family Name Associations: Jones, Hitchcock, Hedgecoe [...]
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