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The Bryant connection.

If you remember from a previous post, I explained how I came across the bulk of William B. Cline’s life events. But there’s more to this Cline story, this family legend that I’m unraveling and bringing back from the anonymous past. 1,739 more words


# 4 Uncle - John Willows Carrott

This blog is about my Uncle Jack, my Dad’s brother, John Willows Carrott.  Jack was born on the 11th March 1919 in the Kellerberrin district.  I have decided that Uncle Jack’s story needs to follow the blog of my grandfather, as it will complete the ‘gold strike’ story.   2,383 more words

12 Ancestors

Italian Surname Series - Magro Malosso

The enquiry that I received about two weeks ago was the catalyst for this series. The enquiry was about the surname of Magro Malosso.

My Great, Great, Great Grandmother was Maria Giuseppa Magro Malosso. 367 more words

One-Name Studies

Arthur Duncan Merriman

Hello there,

I had been pretty quiet about this, but now the auction has past I can now “spill the beans” …. lol

About 4-5 weeks ago, I saw this… 202 more words


William B. Cline: The Man with 2 wives and 2 families

Wow, am I excited to write this post! I can’t believe all the info I’ve managed to gather since last time! And it’s only be 6 days this time, instead of 6 years! 1,426 more words


Introduction to One-Name Study Course

The next Introduction to One-Name Studies course at Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd starts on 15 May 2018.  The course is taught online and welcomes students across the globe. 137 more words

One-Name Studies

April Name Sightings

Time for another rare-name round-up!  Every month, I publish a list of unusual names I spotted in and around my community over the past 30 days or so.  430 more words

Baby Names