This blog will reflect the progress of my genealogy project(s). I will describe any major changes that I make on my website and I will document how I solved some brick walls.

Friday, November 20, 2015

West updates

I just realized that I hadn't re-published the West portion of the website for over a year, even though there have been some births, deaths, and miscellaneous updates.  So now it's done!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

William Henry Gibson

Rhea Gilbert recently sent me a photo and some information on William Henry Gibson's family.  This has been added to the Striker section of the website.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Andrew Falk aka Anders Karlsson

Andrew Falk was my grandmother Gerda Louisa Naas' stepfather. I was recently contacted by John Linn, a distant cousin of Andrew.  John has been looking for any descendants of Andrew or his brothers in British Columbia.  I wasn't able to help him with that, but he kindly provided me with details of Andrew's parents as well as his siblings and some of their descendants.  I have added some of that information to the site.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

John K (Jack) Jordan

I recently received a note from John Martinuk with some information about his mother, Eileen Jordan.  That led me on a search for other information about her and of course led me to other information about her family, including her husband George Martinuk

John then sent me lovely photos of Eileen's parents, John K Jordan and Anne Cecilia Doyle.  Thanks John!

I spent some time searching for more information about Anne Doyle, but haven't managed to come up with anything.  I'm quite sure that she is not related to "my" Doyles, but so far I haven't traced her parents.

Database changes

I have decided to change the folder structure and naming convention that I use when storing images and documents.  This will involve a LOT of changes to the links in all my records, and it's going to take a long time. I don't know how often I'll re-publish the site, but I will not be documenting those changes in this blog unless there are other changes at the same time.