Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois.

Baptism of Adelaide Bourgeois

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois. ___________________ Original French B 60 Adelaide Bourgeois Cardiné Beauchemin C. Bapt. Roussiand??? Le trois Juin mil huit-cent-cinquante huit nous prétres sausigné avons baptisé Adelaide née aujois ???? du légitime mariage de Pierre Bourgeois cultivateur de cette paroisse et de Olive Martel. Parrain Edouard Augé marraine Adelaide Lemire qui ont …

Heredis genealogy software: Not a viable replacement for Family Tree Maker.

Quaker Meeting House Sign

  Recently, I awoke to an email during the holiday season from Heredis offering a big discount on their newest, 2015 version of their Heredis genealogy software.   I had tried an older version a couple of years ago and liked what I saw.   Unfortunately, however, I soon discovered the Achilles heel of this …

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 …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.

Genealogy research center.

  The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Poland Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 …

Finding people: A simple chart for genealogists – or anyone else.

A roadmap for researching genealogy.

  When researching my family’s genealogy, it’s all too easy to become overwhelmed with the amount of information we find, must document, and remember if it can prove useful later on.   I love this infographic because it’s simple, informative and very helpful to genealogists – or anyone else intent on finding people.   After …

Births and Deaths from the Parish Registers of Albemarle, Sussex, Virginia.

  The following is my transcription of the births and deaths from the Parish Registers of Albemarle, Sussex, Virginia; originally printed in William and Mary College, Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vol. XIV, July 1905, No. 1. Click on the images to see a full size image.   WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE Quarterly Historical Magazine VOL. XIV. …

Transcription: 1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L’Acadie.

1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L'Acadie

  The following is my transcription of the Transcription: 1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L’Acadie, including Grande-Rivière, Pabos, Port-Daniel, Paspébiac, Bonaventure, and Cascapédia.   553   Livre pour le dénombrement des famillies acadiennes refugiées le long des Côtes de L’Acadie. (et de la Gaspésie) Commencé au Barécol de la Malbaye le 31e …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Italy Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865 Sweden Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860 United States Alaska, …