It’s Saturday again (how did that happen?!), which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun over at Genea-Musings. The mission tonight is: 1) Think of the genealogy related wishes you have – what education, database, or information would make your genealogy research dreams come true? Be specific – as many wishes as [...]
Archive for April, 2011
My great-grandmother Gertrude Ethel Thomas (1875-1971). The photo is undated.
It’s Saturday night, which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Genealogical Fun over at Genea-Musings. Our mission tonight is to: 1) Find the last genealogy book that you have read cover-to-cover or from which you learned something about genealogy. Write a complete source citation, and transcribe the first paragraph of the Introduction. 2) Tell us about it in [...]
John Ansted was my great-great-great-great grandfather. Baptismal records state he was born on October 27, 1789 to Thomas and Esther (Carruthers) Ansted. He was baptised on November 22 of that year at St. Dunstan in the East, London, England. In 1820, the following wedding announcement appeared in April edition of The London Review and Literary Journal: 11. [...]
Joseph and Anna (Workman) Bascom on their honeymoon in 1863. (Joseph and Anna later adopted my great-grandmother Gertrude Thomas when she was orphaned as a young child.)