Category Archives: General

Ye Olde Genealogy Faire

Thats the name of the 2017 Alberta Genealogical Society Annual Conference being held at the Radisson Hotel, 4520 – 76 Ave NW, Edmonton, on the 22 and 23 April 2017.  Presentations include “Canadian, Quebec, British, Irish, Scottish, East European, Czech … Continue reading

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Civil Registration Across Canada

This started out as a simple little project, I thought.  I envisioned one piece of paper with a table.   Provinces and territories across the top and 4 questions down the side.  Then I would paste the information in each … Continue reading

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Photos and Maps from the Prairies

A friend recently reminded me of an interesting web site – and as I have had some enjoyable minutes using it I thought I would share with you!  Enjoy looking at towns near to you and in your family history. … Continue reading

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Greetings for Christmas

Luke Chapter 2 “1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Cæsar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city … Continue reading

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Canadian Online World War One Records

Assuming that finding an ancestor at the Battle of Agincourt 1415 was a bit of a long shot – is that an archery joke?   Let’s look for some closer records.  Remembrance Day is coming.  Do you have Canadian ancestors … Continue reading

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Canada Census 2016 “Best Census Since 1666”

Well, I have to admit I don’t remember doing the 1666 Census!  But I did participate in the 2016 Census. Statistics Canada reports the rate of returns was excellent in 2016 – overall 98.4 % of the people completed either … Continue reading

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Are You Missing Most of the Available Genealogy Information?

As you know I am a regular reader of Dick Eastman’s daily Family History blog . I don’t usually simply re-post someone else’s article but I feel so strongly about this article that I don’t want to mess with Dick’s … Continue reading

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