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Marriage Certificates

Hello there,

I wasn’t initially going to blog about Marriage Certificates, but in having more of a look at one of the Marriage Certificates I recently ordered (via the GRO).  296 more words


Yorkshire Puddephatts, or The Surname Conundrum

It’s no big surprise that on one side of my mother’s family there’s a surname that I’m more concerned with than any other. That is, my grandmother’s maiden name: Holborow. 1,014 more words

Genealogy Talk

Genealogy & The Wayback Machine

Oh no! On June 1, 2016, a valuable article on the Hachez family of Bremen – some of them my ancestors – disappeared from the World Wide Web! 396 more words

Genealogy Resources

Earlier Origins & DNA

Earlier origins

The generations of Dennis that I know about, including what my father told me, were characterised by red hair, blue eyes and fair skin. 924 more words


Are Adam and Maria Baker Hannah's Parents?

Benjamin F. Church, Milwaukee pioneer builder and my third-great-grandfather, was the son of Caleb Church and Hannah Baker of Ulster County, New York, according to several sources. 1,051 more words


Short and Sweet Baby Names

As much as I personally love long and complicated names like Terpsichore and Agamemnon (or even Isabella and Christopher) they can be too long and complicated for some.  222 more words

Baby Names