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Part 914sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – Another DNA 111 Marker Match

10/17/2017 14:01:00 PM

Good Day, I just received news from Family Tree DNA that my Smith Y-DNA has another 111-Marker match. This time with a 9 Genetic Distance. The match is one John Faree Follis. This now makes that I have 8 relatively close 111 Y-DNA marker matches.And ...

Part 913bf – Brunhammer Fürst – 1818 GGGGG-Grandmother Anne Marie Bruhamer's Passing

09/22/2017 15:01:00 PM

Good Day,Last night flipping through electronic pages of the digitized images of Baptism, Marriage, and Death registers I was able to find the Death Registration for GGGGG-(5-times)-Great-Grandmother Anne Marie (née Fürst) Bruhamer. She passed ...

Part 912b – Brunhammer Plus – An Updated Brunhammer Genealogy Ancestry Chart

09/21/2017 09:15:00 AM

Good Day, PC’s back in working order. It appeared that one of the voltage spikes that occurred during the wait for the electricity to come back on after the storm may have fried a couple of circuit boards. I've been asked by a number of you ...

Part 911b – Brunhammer – 1746 Birth Registration GGGGG-Great Grandfather Conrad Brunhammer

09/09/2017 18:38:00 PM

Good Day, As I’m listening to the weather updates, and having prepared as best as I can, I need to keep preoccupied. I was able to find the Baptism Registration of GGGGG-Great Grandfather Conrad Brunhammer and his seven other siblings; Andy’s ...

Part 910bf – Bruhammer Fürst – 1776 Marriage Registration

09/06/2017 13:16:00 PM

Good Day, In my search for the answer whether the two Marie Anne Schwimmers are related, at this time I have a feeling that they may not have been… But this can change if there is a distant past connection. And the other issue that I have ...

Part 909bs – Brunhammer Schwimmer – The Search Continues

08/31/2017 07:46:00 AM

Good Day, As a part of my search to discover whether or not Marie Anne Schwimmer (bc 1816) and Marie Anne Schwimmer (bc 1820) are related it is necessary for me to create a worksheet ancestry chart in order to verify all possible connections.It ...

Part 908bs – Brunhammer Schwimmer – 1851 Marriage Registration Sébastien Bruhammer and Marie Anne Schwimmer

08/24/2017 09:52:00 AM

Good Day, The work in finding out whether Marie Anne Schwimmer is related to Marie Anne Schwimmer continues. Today I am working on the 1851 Marriage Registration of GGG-Granduncle Sébastien Brunhammer and Marie Schwimmer. GGG-Granduncle Sébastien ...

Part 907bs – Brunhammer Schwimmer – 1842 Marriage Registration Laurent Bruhammer and Marie Anne Schwimmer

08/21/2017 12:07:00 PM

Good Day,In my effort to find out whether Marie Anne Schwimmer is related to Marie Anne Schwimmer I am working through the discovery, transcription, and translation of possibly relevant documents.The following is the 31 December 1842 Civil Marriage ...

Part 906bs – Brunhammer Schwimmer – Which GGG-Grandaunt Marie Anne (née Schwimmer) Brunhammer is Which?

08/14/2017 21:38:00 PM

Good Day, And what do you do when two brothers, two GGG-Granduncles marry wives who both have the same name? That’s right, GGG-Granduncle Laurent Brunhammer (born 2 Aug 1813, Hochstatt) and his younger brother Sébastien Brunhammer (born 8 ...

Part 905bd – Brunhammer Doherty – Finally - 1st of April 1944

08/07/2017 13:07:00 PM

Good Afternoon, We’ve been looking for this documentation for some time now; at least for more than 10 years.According to the Albuquerque Journal, April 1, 1944, on Page 7, “107 Licenses Issued”“Total of 107 marriage licenses were issued ...

Part 904bd – Brunhammer Doherty – Who was GG-Grandaunt Sarah E. Pierce?

08/07/2017 10:25:00 AM

Good Day, Sometimes it is possible to follow a wrong lead while researching an ancestry line. I have been researching Great-Great-Grandaunt Sarah E. Pierce. She was born 14 July 1841 in Maryland. One Sarah E. Pierce I discovered married Samuel ...

Part 903bk – Brunhammer Katz – Who is Charles Custer? Was he Great-Grand-Uncle Charles Brunhammer?

07/16/2017 11:55:00 AM

Good Day,"Who was Charles Custer?" Was he Great-Grand-Uncle Charles Brunhammer? Was he GG-Grandparents Jacques (aka Jacob) and Marie (aka Marie née Katz) Brunhammer's eldest son?According to the Board for Certification of Genealogists – Skill ...

Part 902bk – Brunhammer Katz – Who was GG-Grandmother Marie (née Katz) Brunhammer’s Father?

07/13/2017 11:43:00 AM

Good Day,And today I start and try to resolve a new mystery. Exactly who was GG-Grandmother Marie (née Katz) Brunhammer’s father? Was it Martin Katz? Or, Was it Louis Katz? Who was our GGG-Grandfather?I have been able to gather a few documents ...

Part 901sd – Smith Doret Genealogy – Doret? Maybe. Maybe? Let’s Hope So!

06/23/2017 08:45:00 AM

Good Day,Thank you, Peter, for keeping me in mind with your genealogy research. The image you sent me of the page of the document entered into the Grenada, Supreme Court Registers of Records, 1764 – 1931 may have an iota of a clue that we ...

Part 900bd – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – The Work Begins Again, and Again

05/29/2017 15:38:00 PM

Good Day, I am spending a good part of my time re-creating the Brunhammer Doherty Family Tree using the Ancestry.com Family Tree program. I have been a strong proponent in the past of not putting genealogical information on any subscription ...

Part 899sd - Smith Robertson - Autosomal DNA Results

05/14/2017 13:47:00 PM

Good Day, And my Autosomal DNA or Ethnicity tests are all in. I had them done by the 3 major companies - Family Tree DNA, 23andMe, and Ancestry. Whatever flair and marketing substance each individual corporation present here are my results, ...

Part 898sd – Smith Doret - Searching For The Origins of GGG-Grandmother Marie Ann (née Doret) Smith

12/19/2016 08:14:00 AM

Good Day, I remembered that France's archives for 100th Department, the one I used to find the documentation regarding our July family may be up online. The 100th Department is d'Outre-Mer. I thought that if I was able to use it for French ...

Part 897sd – Smith Doret – Another Examination of the 1818 Indenture – Property Acquisition

12/16/2016 12:29:00 PM

Good Day: I, (Thank you Steve and Peter), have been jolted back into the realm of my/our genealogy looking for any idea or thought that may lead me/us to find the origins of my/our GGG-grandparents James and Mary Ann (née Doret) Smith. On the ...

Part 896s – Smith Robertson – The Search Continues for GGG-Grandfather James Smith – 1798/9

11/13/2016 08:16:00 AM

Good Day, And The St. George’s Chronicle and Grenada Gazette dated Friday June 8, 1798; No. 484 provides additional and possible thought in the search for the ancestry of GGG-Grandfather James Smith. My transcription – THE Sub?criber having ...

Part 895s – Smith Robertson – The Search Continues for GGG-Grandfather James Smith – 1798/9

11/12/2016 13:38:00 PM

Good Day,This may be a surprise to all because it is one to me. And the wheels beginning ticking and turning.An acquaintance, (thank you, Peter), just forwarded to me some clippings from copy of the 1798 “The St. George’s Chronicle and Grenada ...

Part 894bd – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – GG-Grandfather Jacques (Jacob) Brunhammer – Death May 8, 1903

03/10/2016 12:43:00 PM

Good Day, And who says patience does pay off? Thank you Diane in Pennsylvania, once again. It has been 13 years since we have been looking for great-great-grandfather Jacques (aka Jacob) Brunhammer’s final resting place. Great-great grandfather ...

Part 893s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – GGG-Grandfather James Smith – The Continued Search

02/20/2016 10:58:00 AM

Good Day, I'm back.The search never, ever ends. I am still looking for the possible origin of my 3-times great grandfather James Smith. In the past couple of weeks my cousin made a fantastic discovery. It was a letter penned by a great-aunt ...

Part 892bm – Brunhammer McAteer Genealogy – GG-Grandfather Edward McAteer – 1888 Inventory and Appraisement

02/12/2015 07:02:00 AM

Good Day, The work continues of my search and research for information of great-great-grandfather Edward McAteer. Following my previous postings I now have the 1888 Inventory and Appraisement document dated and filed November 17, 1888. As you ...

Part 891bm – Brunhammer McAteer Genealogy – 1888 Death Certificate – GG-Grandfather Edward McAteer

02/11/2015 06:58:00 AM

Good Day, 1819 Lovering Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware - Google Maps - Sep 2014And the search and research continues. I discovered the Physicians’ Certificate of a Death for gg-grandfather Edward McAteer. It is dated June 12th 1888 in Wilmington, ...

Part 890bm – Brunhammer McAteer Genealogy – GG-Grandfather Edward McAteer – Will, June 29, 1888

02/09/2015 23:46:00 PM

Good Day, Today a tremendous find. I just found and received the Will and Inventory and Appraisement for Andy Brunhammer's great-great-grandfather Edward McAteer. The dates are June 29 and November 17, 1888, respectively.With the documents ...

Part 889sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – East Lothian Robertson Baptisms – New Work Project

11/14/2014 18:39:00 PM

Good Day, I began a new work project to chart the OPR – Old Parochial Registers from East Lothian, Scotland. All-things-being-equal this project could, may, lead me to the connection of my Robertson 4-times great-grandparents and their ancestors, ...

Part 888sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – GGG-Grand Uncle John Robertson – A Poet – Oldhamstocks to Glasgow

11/09/2014 08:34:00 AM

Good Day, It is always a great feeling when I stumble upon a document, a piece of evidence that confirms some detail of the history and account of my genealogy.

Part 887sg – Smith Groh Genealogy – Groh – 1944 Military Recognition

11/02/2014 12:09:00 PM

Good Day, My search and research goes on.Today I discovered a page from the 1944 Cardinal yearbook of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This page recognizes South Division Alumni who were in and contributed during World War II. Members of the United States ...

Part 886sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – ?-Times Great-Grandfather John Robertson Search and Research

10/28/2014 14:43:00 PM

Good Day, I thought you would like to join me with and on my Robertson

Part 885sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – Robertson Y-DNA – R-U106 – More Ancestors

10/14/2014 13:09:00 PM

Good Day, As I am currently digging deeper into the realm of our Robertson ancestors I thought that I would revisit our current Robertson Y-DNA results. (Thank you GR.) According to the Family Tree DNA tests our Robertson Y-DNA Haplogroup is ...

Part 884rl – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1758 Marriage – 5-Times Great Grandparents John and Ann (née Lisle) Robertson – Innerwick, Scotland

10/06/2014 22:04:00 PM

Good Day, I’ve been working on my start-up search and research and I decided to tackle my Robertson family line. My search and research will now take me to Scotland and the area around the villages of Innerwick and Oldhamstocks in East Lothian, ...

Part 883sg – Smith Groh Genealogy – Great-Grandfather Wilfred J. Groh – 1938 and 1939

09/22/2014 13:28:00 PM

Good Day, Today I swing my search and research in a slight different direction. I am currently following the family line of CK’s great-grandfather Wilfred J. Groh. And who knew what would immediately show up when I started the search engines ...

Part 882sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – Haplogroup R-CTS7822

09/19/2014 17:04:00 PM

Good Day, Family Tree DNA has confirmed that my Y-DNA Haplogroup is R-CTS7822.

Part 881bd – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – 1977 Certificate of Death – Grandmother Anna / Anne (née McAteer) Brunhammer

09/02/2014 20:50:00 PM

Good Day, Today we were able to get a copy of Grandmother Anna / Anne (née McAteer) Brunhammer’s Certificate of Death from the State of Delaware. Grandmother Anne passed away on January 26, 1977. For the purposes of privacy we have blacked ...

Part 880sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – Updated Y-DNA Results – Haplogroup R-CTS7822

08/27/2014 20:48:00 PM

Good Day, I have been reclassified. My Smith Paternal Line is R-CTS7822. This means that as a descendant of ggg-grandfather James Smith my Y-DNA has gone from one of the more-common to just a little less-more-common… And this includes all ...

Part 879bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandmother Anna (née McAteer) Brunhammer – Birth July 1894 – Wilmington, Delaware

08/25/2014 13:33:00 PM

Good Day, I have located the following paperwork for Grandmother Anna (née McAteer) Brunhammer. Grandmother Anna was great-grandparents John and Isabella (née Pierce) McAteer's third child and third daughter. She was born this day 120 years ...

Part 878bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Updated McAteer Descendant Chart

08/21/2014 13:33:00 PM

Good Day, Today’s post is a short one. I have updated the McAteer Descendant Chart. I have included the updated information for grandaunt Ella/Ellen McAteer, in red. Please feel free to use and cite this information in your and any associated ...

Part 877bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Ellen (aka Ella) McAteer – Death November 1893 – Wilmington, Delaware

08/17/2014 11:56:00 AM

Good Day,What a tremendous blow to parents, gr-grandparents John and Isabella (aka Bella née Pierce) to lose their daughter, grandaunt Ellen (aka Ella) during the first year of her life. Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 ...

Part 876sr – Smith Robertson Genealogy – Y-DNA Haplogroup R-L23 – Still Trying To Understand

08/04/2014 12:57:00 PM

Good Day, Yes, I am still trying to understand my Y-DNA results. And it has been sometime since I have even touched my data and information.

Part 875bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Ella McAteer – Birth February 1893 – Wilmington, Delaware

08/03/2014 17:07:00 PM

Good Day, And the search and research continues...and the finds sometime just keep rolling in. GG-Grandparent John and Isabella (née Pierce) McAteer welcomed the birth to their second daughter, grandaunt Ella on February 24, 1893. Return of ...

Part 874bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – McAteer Descendant Chart – Updated

07/28/2014 17:53:00 PM

Good Day, As I progress with my search and research in family lines I like to create my own descendant charts. The following is an updated Descendant Chart for the McAteer family line that I am current exploring. The Descendant Chart is as ...

Part 873bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Florence (aka Florida) McAteer – Death June 1898 – Wilmington, Delaware

07/27/2014 13:34:00 PM

Good Day, Well it appears that grandaunt Florida McAteer did not have a very long life. Accordingly her life was cut short when she contracted “Capillary Bronchitis with Whooping Cough”. Grandaunt Florida, also known as Florence, passed ...

Part 872bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Florida McAteer – Birth September 1891 – Wilmington, Delaware

07/23/2014 16:45:00 PM

Good Day, I have decided to jump in and continue work on the McAteer genealogy. Grandmother Anna M. (née McAteer) Brunhammer was one of five daughters of great-grandparents John and Isabel (née Pierce) McAteer. Check out my previous effort ...

Part 871bd – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – AB’s Ethnic Makeup

07/15/2014 11:36:00 AM

Good Day, Well it appears that according to Family Tree DNA’s myOrigins from the Family Finder product Andy Brunhammer and his siblings are 100% European. The breakdown is 64% from the British Isles and 36% from Western and Central Europe. ...

Part 870sr - Smith Robertson Genealogy - My Ethnic Makeup

07/09/2014 12:33:00 PM

Good Day, And it is time to get back into my genealogy research.

Part 869s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1799 Alexander Stiell – Last Will and Testament

01/06/2014 22:59:00 PM

Good Day,Okay this time I am taking a guess.My guess is that this 1799 Last Will and Testament of one Alexander Stiell of Carriacou may be, by a slight chance, of some note to our Smith family line. In NO way am I saying that I have a definite ...

Part 868s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1790 William Smith – Deed of Manumission

12/03/2013 12:20:00 PM

Good Day,My next record that I have transcribed is one entered to the Grenada Registers of Records 23 March 1799 but written and composed under the authority of William Smith 2 November 1790. It is a Deed of Manumission freeing one John Lewis. ...

Part 867s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1798 Benjamin D’hariet Smith – Power of Attorney

11/22/2013 11:12:00 AM

Good Day,My search and research continues for any Smith connection in St. George, Grenada who may provide some clues to the origins of my ggg-grandfather James Smith. The following record from the Grenada Registers of Records was entered 29 ...

Part 866s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1798 William Smith - Letter of Attorney

11/18/2013 14:37:00 PM

Good Day,I have finished my next transcription of a record from the Grenada Registers of Records in my search for all ggg – grandfather James Smith. This record appears to be a Letter of Attorney in which William Smith of Martinique is one ...

Part 866s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1791 William Smith - Sale £99

11/13/2013 14:13:00 PM

Good Day,Today's record from the Grenada Registers of Records is one entered 27 April 1798 but actually composed 21 January 1791. There does appear to be a lag of time between the actual timing of an event and between the actual recording of ...

Part 865s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1794 William Smith - Inquiry of Sale

11/11/2013 14:43:00 PM

Good Day,Well it looks like the confusion of the construction has almost come to a completion.

Part 864s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1797 William Smith - Manumission

11/04/2013 23:24:00 PM

Good Day,Continuing my work and search for ggg-grandfather James Smith I present another record from the Grenada Registers of Records.This record was dated 20 November 1797. The document is a recorded manumission, the release of a slave named ...

Part 863s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1797 William Smith - Grenada Register of Records Document

10/31/2013 13:07:00 PM

Good Day,My search for logical possibilities of the Smith connections is Grenada continues. This is my search and research for my ggg-grandfather James Smith. Today I worked on a document from the Grenada Registers of Records. This record ...

Part 862s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1795 Mr. Smith - Attestation, Grenada

10/26/2013 18:58:00 PM

Good day, I continue in the search and research for clues to the origins of my ggg-grandfather James Smith.My next record and document that I transcribe has only the mention of a "Mr. Smith" in the body of the attestation signed to by John Tarleton. ...

Part 861s – Smith Robertson Genealogy – 1794 William Smith - Power of Attorney, Grenada

10/24/2013 16:54:00 PM

Good Day,Well I am back. I have returned from a four month respite. I am ready to restart my search and research of my own and associated genealogy.And I decided that it was time to resume my search for the origins of my ggg-grandfather James ...