Saggers DNA Project

There is now a Saggers DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA.

This is a very new project including Y-DNA, MtDNA and autosomal DNA and we will be happy to include those with or related to the Saggar, Saggars, Sagger, or Saggers surnames.

Have a look at the video here.

 

“The Story of You – Discover Your Journey”, FamilyTreeDNA video, YouTube, published on 1 Dec 2015.

Welcome to the Saggers One-Name Study

Herbert George Saggers, died 11 November 1916 in France.

This is a brand-new website for the Saggers One-Name Study and you will see it change over the next few weeks as I add information, stories and some photographs.

I am always interested in corresponding with Saggers and related families and happy to share information. I hope to add many world wide Saggers stories here, so please send any information and stories you can share.

I’ll be happy to link to Saggers related websites and trees too.

This Saggers Study started officially in 2014 in honour of my great uncle Bert (Herbert George Saggers), shown above, who died in WW I while serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).

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BC Genealogical Society publishes first ever Calendar!

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New – BCGS Calendars for 2018

The first ever BC Genealogical Society Calendar will be available at the Society’s October 11th meeting in Burnaby and any left over will be sold at the Finding Your Roots seminar in Surrey, October 14, 2017.  
Congratulations to the BCGS members involved. Great idea for fundraising and promoting interest in the Society, and in genealogy! 
Visit the Society’s website: www.bcgs.ca 
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Guild of One-Name Studies at Calgary conference, Sept. 2017

The Guild of One-Name Studies will be at the FamilyRoots Seminar in Calgary, September 23, 2017, sponsored by the Alberta Family Histories Society.

Jim Benedict, a Guild Regional Representative, will be manning the Guild display table during the breaks, and would be delighted to meet with you and discuss your surname research, and the benefits of Guild membership. If you have any interest in the Guild’s Members’ Websites Project (the MWP), where the Guild can host, support and preserve your surname study website, as with this Saggers One-Name Study website, then you will want to drop by the table.  As the TNG coordinator for the MWP, Jim will have the site on display.   You will get a chance to see a live demonstration of members’ websites, ask any questions and get guidance on using this fantastic service of the Guild.

If you have not heard about the conference, it promises to be very worthwhile.  An all-day conference, with optional dinner the Friday evening before, the day will have 12 sessions in three concurrent streams: for beginners, experienced and advanced family history researchers.  Featured speakers are – Dave Obee, John Althouse, and Lesley Anderson.  Check out the full conference information and registration at http://afhs.ab.ca/familyroots/.

 

 

 

Saggers Virtual Cemetery – at Find A Grave

Saggers Virtual Cemetery – at Find A Grave

 

 

Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Albert, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France.

Photo courtesy Evelyn O’Connor.

The new Saggers Virtual Cemetery at Find A Grave currently links 159 Find A Grave Memorials for those with the Saggers or Sagger surname. Over the next months, I’ll add close family members to the Virtual Cemetery as relatives are identified.

And here on the Saggers Families website, I’ll soon be adding additional information on the military Memorials.

Included are burials in cemeteries or memorials in Australia, Belgium, Burma, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Libya and New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and the United States.

Here is the list of cemeteries included right now, listed by country.

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Inheritances in 1860? – Lucking, Peacock, Saggers

Saggers, Lucking, Peacock - 1860 inheritance?

 

I do wonder if these Saggers “inheritances” were ever claimed?

The Times, London, England, Thursday, 12 January 1860, page 17. Accessed at Newspapers.com

INHERITANCES. – To all Saggers, Lucking, and Peacock Families. WANTED RELATIVES of JOHN and ANN SAGGERS and of John and William Saggers their nephews, William Saggers, was abroad 1800 ; of Thomas Peacock and William Peacock ; of Thomas and Margaret Lucking. Apply by letter to Hope, Esq., Solicitor, 9, Ely-Place, London.