Should have posted this yesterday, but it’s only just Wednesday! Haven’t had time to blog much lately, or to do much genealogy. I did zoom into the library on Monday to research Sarah Scotney in answer to a query from an Australian descendant of my BIL’s family. My results only extended our confusion. I have … Continue reading
Photo is taken by Greg and Cindy Thredgold, contributors to Find-a-Grave. A touching memorial from Samuel and Hannah’s children, the poem at the bottom of the stone reads: “They bravely crossed the ocean wide And here they slumber side by side This monumental marble stands. Loves tribute from their childrens hands When all the storms … Continue reading
My GenealogyinTime toolbar has introduced me to some interesting sites. GenWriters – even if you don’t plan to write a book about your family, there are still plenty of tips for genealogists here, including a large resources section, and several tutorials. Mainly for those in the US, but still worth reading as many hints can … Continue reading
The Tech Savvy Genealogists’ Meme from Geniaus The list should be annotated in the following manner: Things you have already done or found: bold face type Things you would like to do or find: italicize (colour optional) Things you haven’t done or found and don’t care to: plain type Feel free to add extra comments … Continue reading
Daughter of David Carter and Lois Silvester, she married John Cheslyn and had four children. She was born in Wolstanton, Staffordshire in 1896, and died in Birmingham in 1972.