Monthly Archives: March 2018

Surname Saturday – Roberts

Roberts Surname Saturday Name Origin Roberts and Robertson are patronymic names that come from the first name Robert. The name has Old German origins coming from ‘hroth’ and ‘berht’ which mean “fame” and “bright,” similar to how our word “illustrious” … Continue reading

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Donna Darling Collection – Part 25

Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Thursday, I’m looking at a clipping from the Donna Darling Collection I love Google Search.  A quick search for “ *stnut “Opera House” *nbury “ quickly found the Chestnut … Continue reading

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Ancestor Bio – Florence (Reid) Hingston (1891-1984)

52 Ancestors – Week 2018-13 By Don Taylor A life lived simply is a life well lived. Florence Reid overcame the early death of her father, married for 40 years until widowed, and continued living in the same house for … Continue reading

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Bio – Henry W Darling (1818-1890)

Henry W Darling (The brother of Rufus Holton Darling) 52 Ancestors – Week 2018-12 By Don Taylor Continuing with my study of the siblings of Rufus Holton Darling is his next younger brother, Henry W Darling. After the death of … Continue reading

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DNA Day – Glennis

Today was a DNA day. That is to say, I tried to take some time and go back through various DNA matches; today I looked at my half-sister Glennis’ Ancestry results. On Ancestry DNA her closest match is, of course, … Continue reading

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