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William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

Amazon.com Widgets William “The Conqueror” I, King of England and 28th great grandfather to my children through their father’s ancestry, was born in  Chateau de Falaise, Normandy, France in 1026 to Robert “le Diable, the Devil” II, Duc de Normandie (999-1035) and Arlette de Falaise (1003-1050), a tanner’s daughter. As he was the illegitimate son […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 14, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 14, 2014

Updates and additions to the databases of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989 Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-1961 Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1910 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987 Dominican […]

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Transcription: Biographies of John Sloan Smeltzer, Jules Hugg, James Keating (in part) and including Jacob and Mary Shellhammer.

Transcription: Biographies of John Sloan Smeltzer, Jules Hugg, James Keating (in part) and including Jacob and Mary Shellhammer.

The following is my transcription from the original image of page 563 of “The History of Westmoreland County”, in my case concerning the Shellhammers, but mentioning the Smeltzer, Chambers, Meeker, Fox, Sloan, Stidard, Lawrence, Wicht, Theibert, Beck, Hugg, and Keating surnames. HISTORY OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY 563 JOHN SLOAN SMELTZER.   The father of John Sloan Smeltzer, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Cemetery Records, 1897-2012 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1998 El Salvador El Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977 Japan Japan, Genealogies, 1700-1900 Peru Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 Philippines Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-1981 United States Idaho, Bonneville County Records, […]

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War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine

War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine

War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine Report on the Operation by 27th (City of Winnipeg) Battalion, on the morning of September 15th 1916. ————- 28 Reference Sheets COURCELETTE and LE MOUQUET 1/5,000. ———————————————————————– The Battalion left the BRICKFIELDS at 2.00p.m. on 14th Sept. and proceeded to Brigade Headquarters at […]

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Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

There will always be debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy. I am so lucky that we have such a wide range of ancestries and national origins in my husband’s and my family trees. Those who have read my posts before are already well aware that our ancestries branch off from four (or five) […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1598-1906 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates – October 28, 2013

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates – October 28, 2013

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965 Canada Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989 England England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900 England, Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts, 1685-1941 France France, Protestant Church Records, 1612-1906 Germany Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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