Tag Archives: A-Z April Challenge 2012

Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – S is for …..

S is for…… .ShipsFor me, as I research the folk who left the various shores of my ancestry to start a new life in the colony, their journey began the moment in which they boarded the vessel. Here I am going … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – R is for …..

R is for…… ReligionContinuing the family of my late Cousin’s wife. You can read earlier posts that connect to this family HERE, HERE & HERE. The Noack’s Hartwig’s & Hohnberg’s were all of the Lutheran faith, which is the oldest Protestant religion dating back … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – Q is for …..

Q is for…… .QuiltsWhen I started working on the posts for this years A-Z Challenge I wondered what I could use from my own experiences or research to cover the letter Q. I sat and pondered back to a day when I … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – P is for …..

P is for…… PrussiaContinuing the family of my late Cousin’s wife. You can read earlier posts that connect to this family HERE, HERE & HERE.The Hartwig’s, Hohnberg’s, and Noack’s migrated from Prussia. This was apart of Europe that I actually knew little about and … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – O is for …..

O is for…… .OrlandoIn 2002 I registered the surname of Orlando with the Guild of One Name Studies. A name which has great presence in Italy as one would expect. The most occurrences of the name outside Italy is in … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – N is for …..

N is for…… .NoackContinuing the family of my late Cousin’s wife. You can read earlier posts that connect to this family HERE & HERE.Like the Hartwig’s and Hohnberg’s, the Noack’s migrated from Prussia. This part of my research is in … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – M is for …..

M is for…… .MapsOne of the things that is vital to researching is a map of the area. Way back in the early 1990s I spent about $8 on a large map of Australia, one that really shows a good level … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – L is for …..

L is for…… .LocalitiesAs I research the various lines of my ancestry that have migrated to Australia it is important to me that I understand a little about those places in both a general and genealogical sense. As I have … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – K is for …..

K is for…… .KivaKiva is a non profit organisation, based in the United States that allows people to make a loan to those folks who need financial assistance and to whom the doors of the regular financial institutions are closed. … Continue reading

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Blogging A-Z – April Challenge – J is for …..

J is for…… .JournalsWhen I left for my trip, which eventually saw me arrive at Sydney I had purchased a hardback journal. In that  journal I recorded notes from the plane trips, experiences at the airports, people – strangers that I … Continue reading

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