Category: Ontario, Canada

52 Ancestors : Week # 36 – Labour

I am participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. The writing prompt this week is LABOUR. noun: labour 1.work, especially hard physical work. Recently, I came across in the National Records of Scotland the Statutory Register of birth for my Husband’s Grandfather, Robert Ramsay Rodger. His birth was in the District of Wemyss in the…

52 Ancestors : Week # 33 – Troublemaker

The writing prompt for Week # 33 in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is TROUBLEMAKER. I will resist the urge to name my brother, kidding đŸ˜‰ There have been a couple of ancestors that have caused me grief as far as my research goes, so to me they are the troublemakers. John Wright The…

52 Ancestors : Week # 5 – So Far Away

The writing prompt for Week # 5 in the 52 Ancestors series is “So Far Away.” Kirkcaldy, Fife in Scotland to Thornhill, Ontario in Canada – I’d say that’s Far Away. Below is a “Declaration of Passenger to Canada” for Robert Rodger that I found some time ago on Ancestry.ca. Robert Ramsay Rodger is my…