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3 Sep 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar

By |3 Sep 2017|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Scottish Genealogy|8 Comments

This summer I've been finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar. On my second trip of five planned to visit the ancestral villages of my immigrant great-grandparents, I visited Dunnottar Castle in Scotland. Once a 13th-century Scottish hilltop [...]

1 Jun 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Online

By |1 Jun 2017|0 Comments

Finding Scottish Ancestors Online helps you use leading websites and lesser-known databases for Scottish research, featuring search strategies for finding parish records, civil registrations, marriages, wills, tax lists, property assessments, burial registers, and other records. [...]

25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar

By |25 Mar 2017|Presentations, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy|0 Comments

Free Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar Join me on Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10 a.m. PDT, when I present my Finding Scottish Ancestors webinar, part of the 2017 bimonthly series hosted by the Southern [...]

10 May 2011

Chicago Genealogy: Scottish Resources

By |10 May 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy|2 Comments

Chicago Genealogy: Scottish Resources is today's post. For other posts on ethnic resources for Chicago genealogy, click the link. Please note: This list is meant to include resources in addition to the ones found at the traditional genealogical [...]

24 Sep 2018

Finding More Prussian Ancestors in Rawitsch

By |24 Sep 2018|Church Records, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

Finding more Prussian ancestors in Rawitsch was on the agenda in the afternoon. Read part 1 of this ancestral visit here.  So far, I've found over 200 German-speaking ancestors who lived in Rawitsch. Beginning [...]

20 Sep 2018

Finding Prussian Ancestors in Rawitsch

By |20 Sep 2018|Church Records, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Immigration Records, Prussian Genealogy|4 Comments

Today's (long) post is about finding Prussian ancestors in Rawitsch. This trip to Poland is the sixth of eight ancestral trips to the villages of my great-grandparents. (Read Part Two of my visit to Rawitsch [...]

13 Jul 2018

Finding Austrian Ancestors in Ladis

By |13 Jul 2018|Austrian Genealogy, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Hann, Heritage Travel|0 Comments

This post is about finding Austrian ancestors in Ladis. Long-time readers here know (probably too much!) about my multi-year genealogical pilgrimage to visit the European villages of my immigrant great-grandparents. Each of the eight [...]

13 Jun 2018

Finding Ross Ancestors in Edderton

By |13 Jun 2018|Church Records, Digital Collections, Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Ross, Scottish Genealogy|1 Comment

Finding Ross ancestors in Edderton was the next step in my genealogy pilgrimage to the Highlands of Scotland in 2017. My husband and I were off to Easter Ross to find Little Daan, where my [...]

19 Mar 2018

Searching for McFadzean

By |19 Mar 2018|Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides, Scottish Genealogy, Search Strategies, Surnames|0 Comments

In 2010, I started searching for McFadzean ancestors in Ayrshire, Scotland. More specifically, I'm searching for my husband's great-great-grandmother Janet McFadzean Mackie, in Kilbirnie. Her maiden name was spelled McFadden in U.S. records. Initially, when [...]