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52 Ancestors #43 – Cause of Death

Now, this weeks prompt should be enough to make some of our family sit up and take notice and take better care of themselves. There are many and varied reasons as to why someone dies and often it can be … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #40 – Ten

There were several ways to use the prompt ten. My father was one of ten children, my grandfather was one of ten, including two step-sisters and I was just ten when my grandmother died. However, this newsletter will be about … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #34 – Family Legend – John Snook [1818-1887]

I thought I was done for this week’s newsletters to get ahead until I realised I’d skipped this one, Family Legend, a story that needs to be told to fit in with the context of our family history. In the … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #33 – Non-Population – James Herbert [1820-1875]

The counting of people, a Population Schedule or the Census, is used to locate families in a given 10 year period. There are additional schedules used to identify and quantify resources and needs. These schedules are called Non-Population schedules, statistics … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #32 – Youngest

Although I have written about my mother before, I wanted to write about her again as on the 3rd August 2018 it will be the 30th anniversary of her passing. The prompt for this week is Youngest, so although mum … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors #30 – Colourful – 4 Generations of Colourful Weddings

Color or Colour? Well, being an Aussie, I say Colour! Sometimes prompts jumps out and I know who I’m going to write about, other times, I sit and ponder for a while, sometimes days, then the thoughts start accumulating in … Continue reading

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