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The Life of Mary Jane Jones

The Life of Mary Jane Jones

[Written for the 91st Carnival of Genealogy, A Tribute to Women] This timeline shows the events in the life of Mary Jane (Haywards) Jones. Mary Jane Haywards was born in Wales ca. 1810.  She left Wales for Australia prior to 1848.  I’m not sure if she left with her parents or with her husband. Mary Jane married John Joseph Jones.  The couple lived in Sydney, NSW, Australia.  They had at least two sons, John Charles (born ca. 1843) and Thomas…

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My Genealogy Goals for 2010

My Genealogy Goals for 2010

(For the Carnival of Genealogy–New Years Resolutions) This year was frustrating.  While I found many records to add to my tree, I had very little time to organize, analyze, and input data.  I’ve overwhelmed by stacks of documents on my desk and files on my computer that I haven’t even printed out. My number one genealogy goal for 2010 is to get through everything on my desk.  This mean input everything in the two folders that have been sitting right…

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