For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I challenge you to:
1) I am away at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree this weekend, having too much fun (I hope!).
2) What was your best genealogy "research find" in May 2016? It could be a record, it could be a photograph, etc. Whatever you judge to be your "best."
3) Tell us about it in a blog post of your own, or in a comment to this blog post, or in a Facebook or Google+ post.
I have been working on the heirs of Elizabeth Auble (1814-1899, my second great-grandaunt) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for over a month now. See the earlier posts in the series in:
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 1: Finding Elizabeth's Will (25 April 2016).
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 2: Transcription of Elizabeth Auble's Will (28 April 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 3: Identifying Elizabeth Auble's Heirs (29 April 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins -- Post 4: The William Auble Challenges (3 May 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins -- Post 5: The Sophia Auble Challenges Part 1 (5 May 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins -- Post 6: Solving the William Auble Challenge (6 May 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 7: Sophia Auble's Descendants (10 May 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 8: Nathan Auble's Descendants (17 May 2016)
* Making Progress on My Auble Cousins - Post 9: Was Sarah Auble Elizabeth's Sister? (24 May 2016)
While researching the heirs of Elizabeth Auble, I have managed to find three additional siblings to Elizabeth that were not previously known to me - Sophia Auble, Sarah Auble and Nathan Auble. I wrote about the Sophia Auble family line in Post 5 above, the Nathan Auble line in Post 8 above, and the Sarah Auble family line in Post 9 above.
The Sophia Auble and Sarah Auble research is totally new to the genealogy world as far as I can tell - no other researcher had connected them to the John and Ann (Row) Auble family before. A significant amount of indirect evidence was used to form conclusions, and I am presently finding more information that is direct evidence of the relationships.
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