Encouraging people to succeed, by providing hints and answers, is so much more satisfying then congratulating people who have already succeeded. Your help, Hill, Carolyn,Alpobc, bcrick, Just M, Dae…Continue
I am sorry if I implied I was contacting relatives; what I meant was I was going to check all the documentation/history I have found on the Johnston branch of the family and must say, I don't have that much. I do have Johnston…"
"Encouraging the members to succeed means to me that the members have travelled many roads to find thier families and am so grateful for all of them for giving us their experitise and knowledge.I am always amazed whether it be a discussion on a post…"
Encouraging people to succeed, by providing hints and answers, is so much more satisfying then congratulating people who have already succeeded. Your help, Hill, Carolyn,Alpobc, bcrick, Just M, Dae and Jayne, and everyone who has given me thebenefit of their experiences, ensures that even if I’m on the right track, Iwon’t be run over by just sitting there (Will Rodgers). Thank You All.EllenSee More
You're right, that address doesn't work but I did have it up less than 2 weeks ago. I will keep working at it until I find it again. The address was correct tho, I printed the info on the history of the…"
My grandparents were born in Paniwci, Galacia, Ukraine. However, at the time of my grndf's birth Austria had conquered the Ukraine. Does anyone know if I should try to find family records via Austrian archives or the Ukraine? M grndf was born in 1871. The church of his village was destroyed and no other records are available according to the Ukrainian Embassy when Ukraine gained its indpendance.I look forward to any advise you may have to offer.Thank you, Ellen…See More
Northern Ontario, from the Cobalt Siver Mine rush in 1903 to the Gold Rushes that followed to the 1960s, became the destination of 1000s of immigrants from Europe and the UK and Ireland. It also was the destination of many Canadians as the money was a draw. I would be willing to research for any tombstones(take pics), obits, in the Timiskaming and Cochrane District.EllenSee More
Eady being a rather unusual name I am wondering if the Eady family that lives in my town may have a connection to yours. Many men and families moved here from Manitoba (my own included) to work at the mines in this area. I am…"
I will check my Johnston relatives from Ballynahinch and Hillsborough, County Down, N.Ireland to see if there might be a connection. The only info I have now is Anna (watson) married William Johnston and have a son John. This…"
I too am looking for relatives from early 1800s in County Down. I found a huge listing of the appropriate dates and names, now I have to eliminate the wrong ones, but at least its something to work on and hopefully I'll find my…"
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Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
Samuel Scott Watson, Ballynehinch,County Down, Ireland
Thomas and Jane (Morgan) Shanly, County Down, Ireland
James and Agnes (Sharpe) Mathieson, Dalmellington, Scotland
Justyna (Maksmiw) and Anton Holowczyk, Paniwci, Ukraine/Austria
Olianna Wowk, Annie Chukhry,Ukraine/Poland
I got started researching my family history ......
I started researching in 1990 both my maternal and paternal family. I have completed the maternal tree as far as I could to the Ukraine. I now have been catching up on the Watson tree.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
Finding documentation in northern Ireland for my 4th great grandparents. And the second biggest wall is the language barrier tracing family in the Ukraine/Poland.
By joining Looking 4 Kin I hope to .....
Improve my skills in researching using the information provided in the presentations, connect with others to share the successes and frustrations faced in tracing families and to enjoy the comraderie offered by the members.
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