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Louie Moore

Louie Moore Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Louie A. Moore Died: 04/11/1908 Buried: 04/11/1908 Sect 1, Row F, Grave 27 Marker P44 Notes: Could be Amoore   Qld. BDMs Louis Arthur Moore Died: 04/11/1908 Mother: Priscilla Loder Father: Arthur Moore Reg. no: 1908/C/2819   Headstone reads In Affectionate Remembrance Of Louie Moore Native of Thornford, Dorsetshire, England Who Departed This Life November 4th 1908 Aged 44 years …

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Reformation in Europe and the Huguenots

<> The reformation began in earnest in Germany during the 16th century, with the Theologian Martin Luther 1483-1546.  Earlier attempts at a change were not as successful as the one which changed Catholic Europe forever.  It began with the publication of ‘The Ninety Five Theses’ in 1517 for which Martin Luther was ex-communicated by Pope Leo X in 1521. The Edict of Worms in 1521, banned …

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George Thomas DODSON

George Thomas DODSON Mount Morgan Cemetery Register. George Thomas DOBSON Age 18 Died: 25/08/1901  Buried: 25/08/1901 Sect 3, Row K3, Grave 123 No Headstone (obviously wrong) Marker: 156 George Thomas Dodson on headstone.   Qld BDMs George Thomas DODSON Died: 25/08/1901 Mother: Annie Taylor Father: Job Dodson Reg, no: 1901//C/3604     Headstone reads In Loving Memory of George Thomas DODSON Died Augst 25th 1901 Aged …

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Four Generations of Taylor-Balls

I am posting this so that it also might help other researchers with this family. I have also so much more to add, and I have a few more generations down, but it runs into trying to be careful with privacy for living people. I have added your notes of bits Sue and Cindy and Claire, but most of it was in my tree, just under …

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John William MACKIE

John William MACKIE Mount Morgan Cemetery Register John William Mackie Age 32 Died: 19/09/1953.  Buried: 19/09/1953 Sect. 2, Row B, Grave 129 Ashes. Section B. NN22 (Note: maybe John’s Ashes were placed here on the 19th Sep)   Sth. Australia. BDM Mackie John William Died 1953 Adelaide Book: 801 Page: 4877   Stone reads In Memory of My Beloved Son John William ? 1st Sep 1953 …

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How our ancestors 1200-1700 coped with death in the family

You ask how our ancestors coped.  I’ve been studying the 1200-1700 period in detail, with trusted resources, for about 30 years.  This would be in England and the American colonies.  Records are generally from the “wealthier” class, mostly landed gentry.  At least in my very extended ancestry, when it goes back that far, religion was the comforter. Death was inevitable, and life after death was to …

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Arthur John GORMLEY

Arthur John Gormley Mount Morgan Cemetery Register Arthur John Gormley Age 35 Died:  08/10/1941 Buried: 09/10/1941 Sect 4, Row V, Grave 77 Catholic Born: Mount Morgan, Qld. Section V. Occupation Truck Driver   Qld BDM Arthur John Goomley Died: 08/10/1941 Mother: Ada Last Father: Michael Reg. no: 1941/C/4724   Headstone reads In Loving Memory of Our Dear Husband and Father Arthur John Gormley Accidently Killed 8 …

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The Scott Pedigree of Eaton, Leicestershire and later Huntingdonshire

I’ve talked about the Payne/Paine/Pain family elsewhere (https://www.ancestorian.com/blog/leet3genealogist/paynes-of-huntingdonshire-or-paynes-of-kent/   I do have a great story about that family, but I’ve put it in my book, so you’ll have to wait.  Robert Payne II (II is my designation, since there were lots of Robert Paynes in sequence.) married Mary Agnes Scott, daughter of “William Scott” of Eaton, Leicestershire (Leicestershire Visitation).  Despite such a semi-reliable source, the internet-shere typically …

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