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52 Ancestors #6 - Favourite Name

The challenge for Week 6 is “Favourite Name”.

For me, the female name Amelia conjures up a gentle, feminine, caring person filled with love.  The name Amelia has been given to over 35 of my ancestors.  964 more words

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52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, Week 6: Favorite Name

During our weekly genealogy get-together, Amy turned to me and said, “So…which of your ancestors bears your favorite name? Whom do you pick and why?” 554 more words

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52 Ancestors #4 - Invitation to Dinner

The challenge this week is to invite some ancestors to dinner. I have thought a great deal about whom I might like to invite, how many ancestors I would invite and why I would invite them to dinner. 2,848 more words

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52 Ancestors #3 - Sarah Ann (nee Cripps) Boater and Herbert Edwin Turner

This week’s blog is about a favourite photograph and longevity in my family.  Well, one photo contains two people who were very precious to me and both had longevity. 1,438 more words

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52 Ancestors # 2 - John WRIGHT (1764-1825)

John Wright was born in Jedburgh on 26 March 1764.  He was the second son of Elizabeth and John Wright, shoemaker and Convener of the Trades of Jedburgh.  922 more words

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52 Ancestors # 1 - John WRIGHT (1722-1799)

Here is the second of my posts for 2018 but the first of my ancestors in the “52-Ancestors-52-Weeks” challenge.  I chose John Wright (1722-1799) as he is my 4th great grandfather on my maternal side.  874 more words

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Week 1 - In The Beginning

I have been challenged by Jennifer Patricia (nee Cripps) MacKay, my third cousin in the Cripps Family Tree, to write about “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks”.  1,497 more words

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