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John Ibbett (1765-1841) and Hannah Pirkis (Immigrants to Van Dieman's Land)

John Ibbett (Also spelt Ibbert and Ibbott) was born in Jun, 1765 in the County of York, England. He was baptised on 14 Jun 1765 in Ecclesfield, York, England. 545 more words

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Paul Wiesinger, Musician and Dog Breeder in Linz, Upper Austria

My Great-great-great-Greatuncle Paul Wiesinger was born on 28. June 1832 in the capital of Upper Austria, Linz, in the parish of St. Mathias. He was the son of the unmarried Josepha Wiesinger, “ 656 more words


Land Registers and Family Research - Family Weihs in Sachsendorf, Austria

As entries in land registers offer a good insight into family history, I would like to write about this topic today.

Introduction of the land register in Austria… 874 more words


Michael Stangerer, "Ship rider"

Today, I would like to introduce you to my 6times Great-Grandfather, Michael Stangerer. He lived in the 18th century and his profession was “Ship rider”. Until I wrote this post, I had no idea what a ship rider was doing. 841 more words


Beneath the Shadow of thy wings - 35 Poems - By Dmitri Allicock


Beneath the Shadow of thy wings

35 Poems

By Dmitri Allicock

I’m independent minded wherever I go
And don’t necessary go with the flow 10 more words

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What You Don’t Know About the Vikings - Heather Pringle / National Geographic

Since I can now say with a high degree of certainty that I descend from a number of Scandinavian ancestors who were Vikings, both paternally and maternally, they fascinate me even more. 14 more words


Buffalo Zither Club - Friday’s Faces from the Past

I love old photos. They make history come alive. Names in my family tree get a face. Although, you sometimes may not know all names of the persons in a photo. 206 more words