"I think my great grandmother (bless her) could very well lay claim to my favourite name: BERTHA AMELIA THERESA AUSTRALIA MEDHURST. The "Australia" was not because of being born there (but she was) - it was because her mother's…"
"I apologize for dropping off the face of the earth last summer, Susanna. I appreciated your help.
I've recently (finally!) found out where my Weber ancestors came from & when -- William (b.1845) and Elisabeth Weber arrived in…"
"My favorite name right at the moment is Ruby Rose. She was a child of an Avery who lived in Missouri.
On the other end of the scale my mom and her 4 sisters had names that didn't really gpo together. My mom was Gaihl Thema Romayne…"
"One name I am very fond of is Fleury Keith, my 3x great-grandfather.When I was growning up our family had no idea where his first name came from. It seemed French and that is about all we knew. Once I got into serious researching, I learned from…"
"Not a favorite name, but it does remind me of a "genealogy" joke. The census taker knocks on the door and introduces himself to the lady who answers the door, explaining his purpose. He starts asking her various questions including how…"
"Anyone else have a "Thickpenny" in their family tree! Poor child, what were his parents thinking in the 1700s!
Most likely it was his mother's maiden name, but when your siblings are all standard English names such as William,…"
"Mine would be Dicey. Something about it has a spark....flair. Dicey shows up for the first time on the 1870 census for Sauartown, North Carolina. I thought it was unique but found it to be a name that seems pretty relevant for that…"
Kathleen, thank you for joining Sourcing you Genealogy. Your comments are so welcomed as are you. Maybe together as a group we can help others to start sourcing. Besides, we must be related so you have to be in the group;)
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Carlstadt NJ, Hazleton PA, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maine, North Carolina, England, Ireland, Germany
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Beginning Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Curiosity and a desire to continue the research done by a paternal uncle many years ago.