Monthly Archives: July 2016

Canadian Headstones

Looking for burial information for a Canadian ancestor?  Have you tried ?  This was a new website to me – thank you Dick Eastman for making me aware of the site. The site invites you to “browse over  1,510,000 gravestone photo records … Continue reading

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If Girls Are Sugar and Spice, Why Do We Keep Looking for Boys?

Why is it so hard to find our female ancestors? This article arrived in my inbox this week – and I thought you might find it interesting to read – If Girls Are Sugar and Spice, Why Do We Keep … Continue reading

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Remembering the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme

1 July 1916 was the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  This was a terrible battle of horrifying magnitude.  The battle lasted 141 days.  One million people were casualties – over 300,000 of them died.  On the first … Continue reading

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