2016 Blog Summary

2016 Blog Summary

I published 10 blogs in 2016, based on my research for my ancestors. Here is a review of each blog and the stories researched, and sources of information that were invaluable to me. Have a look, and click on the title of those that take your interest, or that you have...
The cigar maker and the Hungarian-American Photographer 2

The cigar maker and the Hungarian-American Photographer 2

In my October 2015 Blog I detailed the life and times of my cigar maker ancestor James Baker MORRIS and his trip to the USA. So how might you discover details about your ancestors who left the UK?   James Baker MORRIS was born 3 May 1828 1 the son of David MORRIS...
The cigar maker and the Hungarian-American Photographer

The cigar maker and the Hungarian-American Photographer

James Baker MORRIS was born 3 May 1828 1 the son of David MORRIS (1805-1888) and Elizabeth CHAPMAN (1801-1876). James was born in Poole, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. He was baptised on the 31 October 1828 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Poole, Dorset, England,...