Bill's Genealogy Blog

Bill Buchanan is a long-time genealogy enthusiast, living in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada. This blog will describe my experiences as I research my family history and help others.

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Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

I am a retired online school teacher. I love family history. Since 2007, I have spent much of my time providing part-time support for the world's largest free family history site This is very rewarding. I have helped others with the Family Tree and related FamilySearch products.
Since April 2010, I have served in the Edmonton Riverbend Family History Centre. I have a FHC blog at Bill's Family History Center Blog For information the Latter-day Saints and family history click

Saturday, July 12, 2008

My transcription of the death registration of James Thompson] Deaths in the District of Duck Ponds in the Colony of Victoria Registered by James Blair Died: 13th October 1871, Shire of Corie, County of Grant, Parish of Moranghurk, Duck Ponds Name and Profession: James Thompson, Coster; Sex and Age: Male, 86 years; Circumstances: old age and general debility, 2 weeks, last seen by: Dr. John Day, 8th October 1871 Parents: Robert Thompson, tanner; Margaret Thompson M.N. ThompsonI nformant: William M Clellan[?], son-in-law, Duck Ponds Registration: James Blair, 15th October 1871, Duck Ponds Burial: 16th October 1871, Geelong [?] Cemetery Minister: Revd George Goodman, Church of England Clergyman; David McKay, James Alain, John Currie, witnesses Born: Parish of Longfield, County Tyrone, Ireland; Resided in Victoria 16 years Married: Longfield, County Tyrone, Ireland at age 22 years to Jane Thompson, M.N. Long Children: Robert 60, William 57, Ann 50, John deceased, James 40, John 38, Gerrard 35, Margaret [illegible], Alexander [illegible], Jane 28, Catherine 26. So, lots of information!


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