Tag Archives: Chambers

The Mysterious Ms. Mowbray

[Note: Since my field doesn’t particularly lend itself to image annotation, here’s an image from my erratic family history research.  I notice that the embed leaves much to be desired in the realm of formatting.] Below is the death certificate of my 3x great-grandfather’s second wife.  It’s of interest because of a bizarre discrepancy in her […]

Fell on a Piece of Tin

One of the things you learn very quickly in doing genealogy research for the family is that aside from births and marriages most of what you find about your family in newspapers is going to be bad.  Sometimes that can be criminal (I’m still trying to find a vaguely recollected census report of one 3x […]