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How our ancestor came to Plymouth, England-a short story….

*This is my first attempt at writing a short story (or a beginning chapter) on one of our ancestors. Please be kind!   With the mist barely risen from the sea, and the sound of the waves hitting the pebbles … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge Surnames M

MACDONALD OF BOISDALE Where do I start? In the early 90s, I received a birth certificate of an ancestor that would change my life. John Henry Cornelius BOISDALE HENDER MOFFATT was my husband’s great grandfather. He was born in 1875 … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Boisdale Connection

The family photo above is what started my quest on finding our family’s connection to the Macdonald of Boisdale clan. The young man on the right was my husband’s grandfather. This photo was taken in 1920 in what was then … Continue reading

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