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Janet the Researcher · 10M ago

Saturday Night Fun -- Ancestors that I have met in Person

Randy Seaver's assignment he has given us today 1) Write down which of your ancestors that you have met in person (yes, even if you were too young to remember them).2) Tell us their names, w...
Janet the Researcher · 10M ago

Another delayed marriage

I wrote about the delayed marriage of Richard Iles and Patience Blandford in my last post. It appears that this also happened to Patience's daughter, Harriet.On 4 November 1821, Patience bro...
Janet the Researcher · 10M ago

Patience Blandford and Richard Blandford Marriage Delayed

When doing genealogical research it always pays to revisit previous research. New records become readily available and you check them out or you find research of others that points you to records that are new to you. This was the case in learning mor...
Janet the Researcher · 11M ago

Saturday Night Fun - Where were your ancestral families 150 years ago

Randy Seaver posed the following challenge for this Saturday evening.1)  Determine where your ancestral families were on 25 June 1866 - 150 years ago.2)  List your ancestors, their family me...
Janet the Researcher · 11M ago

Ontario Genealogical Society Conference - 2016 - Reflections

The Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2016 is now over and it is time to reflect on the conference. The conference was well attended and whenever we gathered in the large meeting rooms...
Janet the Researcher · 1Y ago

Ontario Genealogical Society Conference 2016

In just over two months, it will be time for the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference with the theme Genealogy on the Cutting Edge. It is being held near the Toronto International Airport...
Janet the Researcher · 1Y ago

My Ancestral Birth Chart

The chart starts with me on the left, then my parents, grandparents, and great grandparents  and ends with my great-great grandparents. It shows in which country each were born. Aqua is for ...
Janet the Researcher · 1Y ago

What happened to the family of Benjamin Hemingway after his death? Part 7

When Benjamin Hemingway died he had not been married long to Harriett Webb and they had one child. He had children by his first marriage. Anna Benjamina Hemingway was a baby when her father ...