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S.A. Genealogy Resources.


South African Genealogy Resources. (Free unless otherwise noted.) Note: Some websites like Ancestry.com, Find My Past, etc. have free searches on holidays, like Veteran’s (Memorial) day, Labourday, Family Day, Easter, etc.

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Pen Pals.


I created one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using a photo of my dad and one of he’s pen-pals. He had many pen-pals with which he exchanged letters, postage stamps, postcards, etc. You can see more of he’s postcards here. My inspiration was … Continue reading

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Mirra.


I Scrapbooked two 12″x 12″ pages using a photo of my mother and one of her paintings. The tags have more information.

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More of Grandmother’s Cards.


My Grandmother  kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. Many of the postcards have handwriting on the back. Please contact me here, if you have any additional information or if you would like to use this content. … Continue reading

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Organizing Family Photos.


My interest in Genealogy started with my Father, who interviewed my Grandmother in the old age home, before she passed away, about her family. My Grandmother  had an incredible memory and kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. I scan … Continue reading

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Namesake.


I scrap-booked two 12″x 12″ pages using photos of my aunt as a baby, my great-aunt, Dad, grandmother and grandfather. Dad’s sister was named after her grandmother Christina Philippina Margaretha Truter (20.10.1861 -8.12.1945) I have scrap-booked my great-grandmother and you can see the … Continue reading

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Tree Squirrels.


Sunbathing. “If a gray squirrel’s tail has stripes it means that the squirrel is still adolescent, adult gray squirrels don’t have stripes.” – Black mouth cur “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is … Continue reading

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Crows.


Crows in our Crab-apple tree, on our lawn, in the street and on the roofs. They moved down the street, from one crab apple tree to the next, damaging the crop, stripping the tree almost bare. These guys got way … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Portraits Revealed.


We recently took some color photos of me dressed up in some of my vintage looking clothes, to recreate old-fashioned portraits, which you can see here. This is how we did it. We hung a white sheet against a door as … Continue reading

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Recreating Old Fashioned Portraits.


My husband took some color photos of me dressed up in some of my vintage looking clothes. I posed looking very serious as our ancestors did in Circa 1900 photos. I then added special effects in Adobe Photoshop, like sepia, … Continue reading

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