Immigration

Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

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

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 Ancestry.co.uk Research carried out by Ancestry.co.uk studied birth records for 1905 and produced a ‘top 100′. They then compared […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Following are the newest updates and additions on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org site to date.   FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005 Belgium Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Haiti Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Civil Registration, 1794-2012 Italy Italy, Bologna, […]

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Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

  Transcription of a passenger list of German pioneers of the ship Mortonhouse, including Ulrich Croll. —————————- Mortonhouse 1729 25 Sworn Before the Governour in Council, 19th August 1729. Cleared from Deal in Great Britain. James Coultas. Rt Charles “At the Courthouse of Philadelphia, August 19th, 1729, … A List was presented of the Names […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

The following are the updates and additions for the Familysearch.org and Ancestry.com sites.   FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920 Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2013 Brazil, Minas Gerais, Catholic Church Records, 1706-1999 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2013 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Below are the updates and additions to date on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org sites.   FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Argentina, National Census, 1869 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings, 1841-1987 Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842 Austria Austria, Carinthia, Military Personnel Records, 1846-1897 Barbados […]

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The Discovery Service at the National Archives in Great Britain

The Discovery Service at the National Archives in Great Britain

The UK National Archives catalogue, which has a free online search, but there are problems. Some knowledge has always been necessary to search the catalogue with any success. The Discovery Service makes it easier for everyone – novice to expert – to search and use the collection. The user is able to search the collection, […]

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Transcription: 1857 Ship’s Roster for “Ironsides”

Transcription: 1857 Ship’s Roster for “Ironsides”

The following is my transcription of the ship’s roster or passenger list for the ship “Ironsides” of 1857. The complete original scans of the document clips above can be accessed by clicking the image. To access sources, data, images and documents for these and other individuals, click on the name link above, or search the […]

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