Six word Saturday: the only clue to George’s parents

Marriage record: George Leslie and Janet Traill. The only record I have found of George's parents' names. From Scotland's People.

Marriage record: George Leslie and Janet Traill, August 1857 in Auchtermuchty, Fife. This is the only record of George’s life which shows his parents’ names. From Scotland’s People.

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Wordless Wednesday: the end of the road, for now

OPR birth record of George Leslie. My paternal great great grandfather and the earliest verified Leslie ancestor. Record from Scotland's People.

OPR birth record of George Leslie. My paternal great great grandfather and the earliest verified Leslie ancestor I can find. Searching for Elizabeth Robertson and John Leslie has proved fruitless. Record from Scotland’s People.

George natural son to Elizabeth Roberston and John  Leslie was born 3rd and bapt. 31st Augsut 1822. Witnesses George Stewart and Alan Stewart.

Wordless Wednesday is a blogging prompt from Geneabloggers.

 

Six word Saturday: looking for something cheerful to share

The Big T's great aunt, Alice Dove. Photo: Dove family archive

The Big T’s great aunt, Agnes Alice Lietze (1903-1998). Photo: Dove family archive

After a couple of weeks of sad family history stories, I thought it was time for something cheerful – in this case a young woman at home on the farm. Agnes (Alice) Lietze trained as a nurse, married, raised children, and lived her life to the full.