Tag: Lydia Watts (1838-1908)

  • Assisted Emigration

    Here I am in Canberra for the 14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry. For those of you also attending, particularly if you are users of Legacy Family Tree software, do stop at the VicGUM stand and say hello. Here at the Congress I am particularly looking forward to Day 1, Session 1 Simon Fowler’s […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – DNA (1)

    The results of my first foray into DNA testing arrived in time for consideration as part of GDO Week 10 DNA considerations.┬áMy first request was not for myself nor for my brother but for a cousin of my father’s as she is a direct maternal descendant of my two greats grandmother Lydia Watts. I have […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 3

    TRACKING RESEARCH Why is it necessary to track my research? Mainly because I have unwittingly doubled up on my research. More often than I care to admit. Often more than twice for the same information. Also, I have ignored obvious sources of further research. I have frequently been distracted by those Bright Shiny Objects (such […]