Tag Archives: Anne Clarkson

Cemetery Discoveries: H. WÜRGES and H.A. & E.M. QUESNELL

Every genealogist should have a plaque prominently displayed on her desk: “Keep searching — you can never have too many documents!” A recent finding illustrates the thinking behind this admonition. In an earlier post, I published a photo of the QUESNELL … Continue reading

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Searching for a Father: Sara Magdalena (1709 – aft. 1750)

There’s nothing like a tempting new genealogy mystery to keep enthusiasm running high! A two-part article published last year in Genesis by the Genealogical Society of South Africa had shown that my husband’s 6x great-grandmother, Sara Magdalena, was “probably not” the … Continue reading

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Catholic Records: The QUESNELL Family in Cape Town

“Put it out there in the universe, and the universe will provide” is a common expression here in Northern California. However, in matters genealogical, I prefer to entrust my difficult-to-resolve long-distance requests to a skilled researcher. Anne Clarkson in Cape Town … Continue reading

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