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Genealogy and bio: Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby.

Margaret Beaufort.

  Lady Margaret Beaufort was born 31 May 1443 to John Beaufort, the first Duke of Somerset (1404-1444) and Margaret de Beauchamp (    – 1482) in Bletsoe Castle, Bedfordshire, England. (The original data and more on this individual and family are available on Blythe Genealogy.)   She was the granddaughter of John Beaufort, the first …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 United …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.

A roadmap for researching genealogy.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.   Canada British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938 Italy Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1901 Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Grosseto, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1851-1907 Italy, …

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John of Gaunt: Son of Edward III, King of England and Philippa d’Hainault.

John of Gaunt (also known as John Plantagenet), is 24th great grandfather to our kids, and was born March 2, 1340 at the Abbaye de St. Bavon, Ghent, Flandre-Orientale, Belgium to Edward III, King of England and his second wife Philippa d’Hainaut. This post could be considered an experiment as it’s my first attempt at …

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Transcription: Marriage record, Paul Emile Bourgeois and Marie Anne Turmelle.

  The following is my transcription of the marriage of Paul Emile Bourgeois and Marie Anne Turmelle.   Groom: Paul Emile Bourgeois Bride: Marie Anne Turmelle Residence of Groom: 80 Armory Street Residence of Bride: 396 Notre Dame Avenue Age of Groom: 22 Age of Bride: 22 Color of Groom: White Color of Bride: White …

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Tragic gas poisoning deaths of Daniel and Isabella McDougall.

Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes.

  I have found myself fascinated by the stories of the trials, tribulations and tragedies of our ancestors, and this story about the deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes is no exception.   Sometimes I wonder if I was born too late as my disability, though hidden …