Obituaries

Transcriptions: Several researched ‘puzzle pieces’, a family story makes: William Archer of Powhatan, Virginia

  WILLIAM ARCHER SR. (grandfather) October 29, 1767 (Virginia Patriot, Richmond, Virginia, pg. 4) STRAYED or STOLEN from Bermuda Hundred the last of January, a light bay horse about five years old, 4 feet nine or 10 inches high, a few white ??? on his forehead, and branded on the rear buttock WK in a […]

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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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Transcription: Obituary for Harold Everett Redetzke; 1935 – 2002

+ + + + OBITUARY – HAROLD EVERETT REDETZKE + + + + May 18, 1935 – October 12, 2002 Harold Everett Redetzke, age 67, died on Saturday, October 12, 2002 at his home in rural Sebeka, MN. Harold was born to Elmer and Margaret (Kimball) Redetzke on May 18, 1935 in Butler Township, MN. […]

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Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – March 6, 2014

Sorry  for being a little later than usual posting the most recent updates and additions. You will note that FamilySearch.org is not included this time. That is because there have been no additions or changes since the last update post of February 24, 2014. Even Ancestry.com did not have enough changes to warrant a post […]

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Transcription: Obituary of Lucian A. Porter

_________________________________________ A MEMORIAL Lucian A. Porter was born March 22, 1819, in Coventry, Connecticut. His father died when he was eleven and his mother when he was fifteen years old. From the time of his father’s death he began to care for himself, working on a farm in summers and attending school in winters. When […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 24, 2014

Updates and Additions of the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.   FamilySearch.org Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 South Africa South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 Worldwide BillionGraves Index   Ancestry.com Canada Canada, Seafarers of the Atlantic Provinces, 1860-1899 Newfoundland, Canada, Index of Birth, Marriage & Death England Liverpool, England, Catholic Baptisms, 1802-1906 […]

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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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FamilySearch.org is seeking indexers to contribute to their current obituary project.

I’ve stated several times in the past that my favorite genealogy source type is and probably always be the ‘will’. This is because the will is the one historical legal document that provides a great deal of detail and insight into the lives, families and circumstances of our ancestors. Now, I will state that my […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
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