Category Archives: Delisser

52 Ancestors #9 Where there’s a Will!

I have veered away from the Campbell family for this post as the prompt this week, “where there’s a will” fits perfectly with this ancestor. I was fairly new to researching, maybe a couple of years in, when I’d heard … Continue reading

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Minor Detail – Big Results

30 years ago, researching your family history was all about writing letters, reading how-to books, talking with other genealogists at group meetings, driving to the city 5 hours away to spend the weekend in the State Record Office and Library, … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Census

Tuesday 9th August 2016 is census day. On this day we are all required to fill in a census form which is an official count of the population by the government. The questions tend to change from year to year. … Continue reading

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The loss of two siblings

We read in the previous blog of Alexander Delisser,┬áthat two of his children, Ellis William and Adelaide Anna, are also buried in the cemetery in Florence, Italy. Ellis William Delisser was born to Alexander Delisser and Deborah Crawford on the … Continue reading

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Alexander Delisser: c1796-1844

In the previous blog, we learnt about Adam Lymburner Delisser changing his name by deed poll to take on the name of Lymburner when he was only twelve years old. This entry will give you some back ground on Adam’s … Continue reading

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