Category Archives: Historical Records

Notes on “Getting the Most Out of Historical Records at”

Given at the AGS Conference in Edmonton on 22 April 2017 – sorry numbering is messed up – it was not like this on the original!  – wanted to get this out quickly – there is a print button at … Continue reading

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Keeping Up with Changes at

Familysearch is one of my favourite websites – there are so much there to help us with our Family History.  I could talk about the great tools for hours!  So don’t ask! Like all good family history web sites the … Continue reading

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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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What is

This may seem a strange question to ask, but there is a lot on this website and I thought it was good to remind ourselves of some of the things that are there – so I am sharing this article … Continue reading

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New Records Available at FamilySearch – and more good news for Irish Researchers!

It’s hard to keep up!  There is so much new information being released for family history research, so what do you do?  A good thing to do periodically – maybe monthly? – is to check the collections at your favourite … Continue reading

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Finding Your Ancestors By Using New Online Record Collections

This week I had the pleasure of helping someone find a marriage from the early 1800s in Canada using online resources.  It is exciting when we learn new things about our ancestors and can add them to our family tree. … Continue reading

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News from RootsMagic and an Exciting Indexing Experience

We recently had a nice surprise – RootsMagic released version 7 of their popular software!   Many of you know that we are RootsMagic enthusiasts.  The free RootsMagic Essentials version continues – so you can try that for free. … Continue reading

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