I recently started working on my own family tree again instead of just working on other peoples’. I’ve set aside Tuesday nights for this purpose when I attend a local family history group.
I hadn’t got anywhere with researching Mary Plunkett, my 2x great grandmother, for a number of years. I knew that she married George James Hayward in Adelaide, South Australia on 4 Sep 1849 but little else.
I looked at www.familyhistorysa.info, which I had checked before, but this time noticed in the list of children, of Thomas Plunkett, the letters M y.
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My is listed, on the site, as an abbreviation for Mary. I had looked at this many times without seeing it. I now have so much more to check to see if this is my Mary. A pertinent reminder to myself to read everything carefully.