Part 874bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – McAteer Descendant Chart – Updated

28 July 2014

Good Day,

As I progress with my search and research in family lines I like to create my own descendant charts. The following is an updated Descendant Chart for the McAteer family line that I am current exploring.

The Descendant Chart is as follows:


I use the software GenoPro which is a genealogy software assists in the creation of family trees and genograms.

You’ll notice that I have discovered a couple of ways that the surname has been put down on paper: McAteer; MacAteer; and MacKeteer. And as usual please know that this data may change as we uncover new and more documentation and information.

If you have any information and data that may assist us in this re-creation please feel to contact me, via this Blog or by email.

Enjoy,

Jim
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Part 873bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Florence (aka Florida) McAteer – Death June 1898 – Wilmington, Delaware

27 July 2014

Good Day,

Well it appears that grandaunt Florida McAteer did not have a very long life. Accordingly her life was cut short when she contracted “Capillary Bronchitis with Whooping Cough”. Grandaunt Florida, also known as Florence, passed away on June 27th, 1898. She was six years old.

I have located the following paperwork for grandaunt Florence’s (aka Florida) death – Return of A Death -


Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription –
McAteer, Florence

RETURN OF A DEATH in the City of Wilmington

1. Name of Deceased – Florence McAteer
2. Color - White
3. Sex – Female
4. Age – Seven Years
5. Widowed, Married or Single - Single
6. Date of death – June 27th 1898
7. Cause of Death 
– Capillary Bronchitis with Whooping Cough

John Palmer Jr. Physician
(TO BE FILLED BY THE UNDERTAKER)

8. Occupation –
9. Place of birth – Wilmington
10. When a minor – Name of Father – John
– Name of Mother - Bella
11. Ward – 7
12. Street and number – 1813 Shallcross Av
13. Date of burial – June 29
14. Place of Burial – Cathedral

Daniel T. Killroy, Undertaker.


And the Delaware Vital Records, Death Register

Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Death Records, 1811-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription – Register
186

NAME – McAteer, Florence
Age – 7
Color – 52904 “ (white)
Nation or State – (Del)
If a Foreigner, how long in the United States –
Residence – 1813 Shallcross Ave.
Occupation –
Single, Married, Widowed – ( )
Sex – female
Name and Nation of Parents – John & Bella
Cause of Death and Complications – Capillary Bronchitis Whooping Cough
Date of Death – (6) (27) (98)
Date of Certificate –
Date of Registration – (7) (2) (98)

And the search and research continues.

Enjoy,

Jim
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Part 872bm – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – Grandaunt Florida McAteer – Birth September 1891 – Wilmington, Delaware

23 July 2014

Good Day,

I have decided to jump in and continue work on the McAteer genealogy. Grandmother Anna M. (née McAteer) Brunhammer was one of five daughters of great-grandparents John and Isabel (née Pierce) McAteer.

Check out my previous effort on the McAteer Descendant Chart at Part 103m – McAteer Genealogy – New Descendant Chart.

The eldest daughter was grandaunt Florida McAteer. I have located the following paperwork for grandaunt Florida’s birth –

Return of A Birth –


Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Birth Records, 1800-1908 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription –
McAteer, Florida

RETURN OF A BIRTH
CITY OF WILMINGTON, DEL.

1. Full Name of the Child – Florida McAteer
2. Sex – Female
3. Color – White
4. Date of Birth – Sept. 10th, 1891
5. Place of Birth – Street – 1819 Lovering Ave.
6. Father’s Name – John McAteer
7. Father’s Age – 24 years
8. Occupation of Father – Starcher
9. Father’s Birthplace
- City – Kentmere
- County –
- State or Country – Del
10. Mother’s Name prior to marriage – Isabella Pierce
11. Mother’s Age – 20 years
12. Mother’s Birthplace
- City – Rock Springs
- County –
- State or Country – Md
13. Child’s number in this Family – 1 State if Still Born – No
14. Number by this Mother – 1
15. Date of this Certificate – Sept 16th 1891
16. Date of Registration –

I hereby certify that the above is a true report of the birth at the time and place above
stated. John Palmer Jr. Informant.

N.B. At No. 1 give the full name of the child and BE PRE-
TICULAR TO GET MIDDLE NAMES IN FULL. At No. 3,
state whether the child is white, black or mulatto. At No, 5 give the
street, number and ward.


Delaware Vital Records, Birth Register –



Source: Ancestry.com. Delaware Birth Records, 1800-1908 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Delaware. Delaware Vital Records. Microfilm. Delaware Public Archives, Dover.

Transcription – Register

FULL NAME OF CHILD (If Stillborn state the fact) – McAteer, Florida 33920
Sex – (female)
Color – (white)
Date of Birth – (Sept) 10, “ (1891)
Place of Birth – 1819 Lovering Ave.
Father’s Name – John McAteer
Age – 24
Occupation – Starcher
Nativity – Del.
Maiden Name of Mother – Isabella Pierce
Age – 20
Nativity – Md.
Child’s Number in this Family – 1
Child’s Number by this Mother – 1
Date of Certificate – (Sept) 16, “ (1891)
Date of Registration – Feb. 28, “ (1892)

All-things-being-equal gg-grandfather John McAteer's occupation in 1891/2 is listed in both documents as a "Starcher". From what I can find a "Starcher" may have been a "Laundry worker who stiffened shirts and other garments with hot starch in a tumbling machine."  Six years later gg-grandfather John's occupation is registered on the 1900 US Census as "Policeman."

And the search and research continues.

Enjoy,

Jim
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Part 871bd – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – AB’s Ethnic Makeup

15 July 2014

Good Day,

Well it appears that according to Family Tree DNA’s myOrigins from the Family Finder product Andy Brunhammer and his siblings are 100% European.


The breakdown is 64% from the British Isles and 36% from Western and Central Europe. According to Family Tree DNA when referring to the British Isles, the darker blue area, the cluster is typical to the British Isles, especially Ireland. The Western and Central European, the lighter blue, cluster combines nearly all of the threads of European genetic history into one.

There is a shade of differences when the interpretation is done according to 23andMe – 99.4% European, 0.5% Sub-Saharan African, less than 0.1% Yakut, and less than 0.1% unassigned. Of course there is no indication of a margin of error based on each of the companies’ interpretation.

All-things-being-equal one has to take into account that each company has its own team of sales and marketing staff who may or may not appreciate adding the “bells and whistles” to provide a somewhat justifiable campaign to the genealogy-centric and interested public.

Andy’s Y-DNA, his Brunhammer paternal line is I2a2 (I-M423) at Family Tree DNA and I2a2b at 23andMe. His maternal mtDNA, Doherty plus, line is X2e1 at Family Tree DNA and X2e at 23andMe. Both firms basically are saying that his DNA results are the same.

Check up for my update and discussion at my site A Genealogy Hunt.

If you have any thoughts, questions, ideas, comments, please feel to get in touch me via email at A Genealogy Hunt.

Enjoy,

Jim
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Part 870sr - Smith Robertson Genealogy - My Ethnic Makeup

09 July 2014

Good Day,

And it is time to get back into my genealogy research. 

I need to understand the myOrigins Ethnic Makeup results from my Family Tree DNA account and portfolio.


My Ethnic Makeup results are:

- European - 78%
  (British Isles - 62%; Western and Central Europe - 11%; Finland - 5%)

- Jewish Diaspora - 14%
  (Ashkenazi Diaspora - 14% (Poland))

- Middle Eastern - 4%
  (Asia Minor - 4% (Turkey))

- Africa - 4%
  (West Africa - 4% (Nigeria/Cameroon))

The Ethnic Makeup results are an offering of the FTDNA Family Finder product.

I have also recently received a number of emails regarding my Smith YDNA research that present the possibility of a possible connection back to around 1200 AD.

Check up for my update and discussion at my site A Genealogy Hunt.

If you have any thoughts, questions, ideas, comments, please feel to get in touch me via email at Jim Smith.

Enjoy,

Jim
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