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Strong Woman

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 10: Strong Woman There are plenty of strong women in my family tree even though they may not think so. Some of their stories are heartbreaking, all are inspiring. Most inspiring to me at the moment is my first cousin Denys in New Zealand. Denys and I didn’t know …

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Knight family Wiltshire to Australia 1842

Update to my post of 29 September about My first foray into DNA for genealogy When Karen told me she hadn’t been able to find Martha KNIGHT’s arrival in Australia I began searching.  According to her newspaper obituaries Martha’s sister, my great-great-grandmother, Ann Jane KNIGHT, was said to have arrived in Australia in 1847 from Gloucestershire. …

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