Tag Archives: Genealogy

Amanuensis Monday-Will of Robert Jackson proved 13 October 1685

Robert Jackson may have  been born in about 1620 in either England or Scotland. Robert married Agnes about 1660. They had four known children, known to me. I have not worked on this family lately and there might be more … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday-Smith 1829 Aberdeenshire Scotland

Eeee gads SMITH!  Yah  I am  going to venture into one of my Smith families. This is the family that I mentioned earlier in Treasures In Letters. Ellen Smith wife of Byron Kaye is my problem child. There are a … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday-My Life Story, by Barbara Jane Kaye Ogilvie

Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. The story rendered below, was written and published by my Great Grandmother about 1924. I know of two copies and don’t know … Continue reading

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SNGF-Ways I’m Genealogically Lucky

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musing has posted the Saturday Night Genealogy Fun, challenge for this week. His instructions were as follows: 1) When have you had a dose of good genealogy luck? What document or resource did you find just by … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday-McCartney

So many people have brick walls in their genealogy. I have some of those as well, but my McCartney is more like a fence with a good sized knot hole in it.  I can see the possible family on the … Continue reading

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