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Amy Johnson Crow, on her blog No Story Too Small, has challenged her fellow bloggers to post 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. This is week thirty-nine, in my attempt to catch up before the end of the year! My great-great-great grandmother, Sarah Neil, daughter of William and (unknown) Neil was born in Ontario in about 1831. […]

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Amy Johnson Crow, on her blog No Story Too Small, has challenged her fellow bloggers to post 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. This is week thirty-eight, in my attempt to catch up before the end of the year! My great-great-great grandfather, William Davey, son of William and Elizabeth (unknown) Davey was born sometime around 1828 […]

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Amy Johnson Crow, on her blog No Story Too Small, has challenged her fellow bloggers to post 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. This is week seventeen. My great-great grandmother Margaret Hindle was born on October 14, 1853 in Chinguacousy, Ontario. Her parents were John Henry and Faith (Collins) Hindle, originally from Yorkshire, England. Margaret was […]

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It’s Saturday night and time for some genealogy fun, courtesy of Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings website. Our mission tonight: 1) List your matrilineal line – your mother, her mother, etc. back to the first identifiable mother. Note: this line is how your mitochondrial DNA was passed to you! 2) Tell us if you have had your mitochondrial […]

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It’s Saturday night again which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun over at Genea-Musings. Tonight’s mission is: 1) List your 16 great-great-grandparents with their birth, death and marriage data (dates and places). [Hint – you might use an Ancestral Name List from your software for this.] 2) Determine the countries (or […]

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It’s Saturday Night and time for some Genealogy Fun courtesy of Randy Seaver over at Genea-Musings. Our mission is to create a “Genea-Bucket List”. Knowing that a “Bucket List” is a wish list of things to do before death: 1) What is on your Genealogy Bucket List? What research locations do you want to visit? […]

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In honour of Canada Day, I am listing all of my ancestors who made the long ocean voyage to settle here. Most of them arrived here well before Confederation and all of them settled in what is today Quebec and Ontario. I haven’t completely researched or documented everyone listed here – some are still more in the realm […]

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According to family records, Margaret Jane Davey was born on December 31, 1881. Her marriage registration states that she married Hugh Hunter (34) on January 11, 1899 in Chinguacousy. Margaret was 18. Ultimately, they had nine children: Mary Jane, William Alexander, Robert James, Stella May, Hugh John, Violet Gertrude, Cora Irene, Margaret Dorothy, and Norma. […]

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James Davey was born on February 8, 1854 in Chinguacousy Twp, Peel County, Ontario. In the 1861 census, James (7) is listed with his parents and three younger siblings. In the 1871 census, James (17) is a farmer and is still living with his parents and five younger siblings. He married Margaret Hindle 1875 in Brampton, Peel […]

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William Davey, Jr. (ca1828–1896)

William Davey, Jr., was born around 1828 to William and Elizabeth Davey.  According to the 1851 census, he was born in Canada. At the time of that census, he was a 26 year old farmer living with his parents. William married Sarah Neal (Neil) sometime prior to 1854. According to census records, they had six children: James, […]

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