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Erik IX, King of Sweden

Erik IX, King of Sweden, is 26th great grandfather of my children on their father’s side. The odd thing about this ancestry is that it is not through my husband’s mother’s Swedish ancestry, but through his father’s Welsh, and Royal ancestors. Keeping in mind the quality of sources going back that far, I have sourced […]

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Transcription: New England Marriages Prior to 1700; Knight – Knowles

Following is my transcription of “New England Marriages Prior to 1700″ for surnames starting with ‘K’ from Knight to Knowles, and all varied surnames of spouses. _________________________________ NEW ENGLAND MARRIAGES PRIOR TO 1700 445 KNIGHT, Joseph (1673-) & Martha (GIBSON) LILLEY, w Reuben; 4 Apr 1699; Woburn KNIGHT, Lawrence (-1728) & Elizabeth INGERSOLL, m/2 John […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014

In an effort to help ease the ‘news’ and ‘research’ load, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the recent stories and headlines of interest to the genealogy community since April 10, 2014.   […]

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The following are the most recent updates and additions to both and Australia Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 Brazil […]

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Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

A few years ago, we took a driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia was at a campbground near Annapolis Royal and I spotted a ‘newspaper’ on the counter at check-in. It caught my eye because the very top showed a […]

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Transcriptions: Documents relating to the marrage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson – Part II.

   These documents are a continuation of Part I of this post. ____________________________________________________ Transcriptions: Documents relating to the marrage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson – Part II. No. 1462 MARRIAGE LICENSE _____________ PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA D. MacKeen Lieutenant-Governor BY HIS HONOUR The Honourable David McKeen Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia. Whereas, Clifford Carter and […]

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Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr. of Tregaron, Wales Brigadier General Evan S. Shelby Jr., born in 1725 in Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales to Evan (Dhu) Shelby (Selby) and his wife Catherine Morgan and was baptised in St. Caron’s church. This Evan Shelby’s birth is frequently confused with that of his younger brother Evan who was born […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

The Week Adolf Hitler’s wife Eva Braun ‘had Jewish ancestry’ Scientists who extracted genetic material from Eva Braun’s hair found she had Jewish ancestry… Gloucester Citizen Old fashioned baby names dying out: The full list from Research carried out by studied birth records for 1905 and produced a ‘top 100′. They then compared […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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