Tag Archives: Family History Library

Natal Marriage #2: P. A. MINNAAR – H. D. STEYN (1844)

When I examine the vital information for my husband’s 2x great-grandparents, I must keep in mind that attitudes and expectations among Afrikaners in mid-nineteenth-century South Africa would have been considerably different from anything I have known. Still, I can’t help … Continue reading

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“A Name Puzzle” Revisited

Genealogical research — and writing a blog about it — can be both heartening and humbling. The latter aspect came to the fore recently when in the same post I overlooked the obvious and failed to observe some research fundamentals. In … Continue reading

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