My Family History: a never ending story
.....stories learned.....discoveries made.....mysteries uncovered and solved
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Surnames A-Z: D
A 2017 Facebook meme had people listing their their mother's maiden name, father's surname, maternal and paternal grandparents...
Monday, 15 January 2018
Found: maternal 3rd great grandparents in the Scottish Highlands
A few months ago, I had a bit of a brickwall smash with my great grandfather Frank Gillanders Matheson , when I discovered that Gillander...
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The final years of Rose Caroline Dougherty 1839-1915
It can't be said often enough. The wealth of information in digitized old newspapers is at times overwhelming and always absorbing. Than...
When Dungiven came to be in Derry
A bit of a history clarification with this post. A back and forth debate among DNA cousins has been definitively resolved. I grew up (and it...
Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Stephen Hopkins and All Saints Church, Upper Clatford, Hampshire
Happy new year to all! I first wrote about Stephen Hopkins (1581-1644), my 10th great grandfather (and my direct Mayflower ancestor), soo...
Saturday, 30 December 2017
Surnames A-Z: C
A Facebook meme in 2017 had people listing their their mother's maiden name, father's surname, maternal and paternal grandparent...
Friday, 29 December 2017
And my all time top five posts are ....
I started this blog about 18 months ago, and while I haven't blogged as often as I want, I think I've blogged enough since then to...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
Surnames A-Z: B
A relatively recent Facebook meme has people listing their their mother's maiden name, father's surname, maternal and paternal ...
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