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It's Time to Get Organized!!!!

I have been researching my family history for well over seven years now.  During this journey, I have accumulated a lot of paper records.  And I must confess that I am a somewhat of a hoarder by nature.  548 more words

Family History

Rare Given Names from Aloysius to Zerubbabel

Genealogists often wish ancestral parents had been more adventurous in naming their children.  Did we really need another Bridget Walsh or John Clark to try to distinguish from all of their peers with the same name? 1,157 more words

Day 16: William Hassett and Isabella De Silva

This post is part of the Anglo-Indian Project Holiday Season series 2017

William and Isabella De Silva married on 8 November 1854, in Poona, Bombay. One of the more intriguing points from their marriage record was finding Isabella’s surname,  241 more words

Anglo-Indian Project

Documentary - Pt. 8

It’s almost 11pm (at the initial time of writing this) and one of my distant cousins has just left the house after sitting with me for a few hours, talking about my family and Great-Grandpa Balfour. 433 more words

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