My Family History: a never ending story
.....stories learned.....discoveries made.....mysteries uncovered and solved
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
John Doherty: A new 1st cousin 3x removed
Since discovering Sarah Doherty McCorkell a couple of weeks ago, I've been immersed daily, sometimes for hours at a time, in genealogy r...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The Ancients: Katherine Swynford 1350-1403
When I wrote about my Plantagenet 19th great grandfather John of Gaunt here , I mentioned that I am fascinated by the story of his three wiv...
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Discovering Sarah Doherty and her descendants
A tantalizing bright shiny object (BSO) presented itself to me early yesterday morning when a genealogy cousin reminded me that she had sent...
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
On this day: Cecily Nevill was born
by Edward Harding, 1792 from Wikipedia Cecily Nevill (using the spelling of the day), my 17th great aunt, was born on 3 May 1415 in Raby...
Friday, 28 April 2017
DNA confirms Cincinnati Doughertys connection
After discovering so much detail last year about my several 2nd great aunts and 2nd great uncles who made their ways from Quebec's Easte...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
Starting the hunt for Filles du Roi ancestors
No, I not mine. I have no Filles du Roi ancestors. But both my sisters-in-law have New France ancestors going back to the 1600s. I know that...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
DNA brings more Nelson connections
When I returned from my offline and out of the country vacation a week ago, I was intent upon resuming posts to this blog with gusto. But th...
Saturday, 1 April 2017
Railway lines and trains for the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Here in Canada, we're preparing for the 100th anniversary of the Battle at Vimy Ridge on April 9. This battle, that is regarded as the t...
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