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Using the Census to Find your Canadian and American Ancestors

 The most recent published Canadian census is 1921.  The most recent US census in 1940.  Where can you find the census?  Go the wiki at FamilySearch, search for your country and then select Census – don’t rush to the link … Continue reading

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Accessing Online Records Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki

Looking around the newly updated version of the Research Wiki I noticed a link to Online Records in navigation on the left.  Here is what the FamilySearch Blog has to say about this feature: “Did you know the research wiki … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Research Wiki Updated

During the week before the Family History Conference on 19 March I was made aware of an update to the FamilySearch Research Wiki.  As I never teach without referring to this great resource I went to speak on the 19th … 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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Getting Started – March version

Sorry that the numbering did not transfer very well in the section on types of websites  . . . How do you get started? – 5 steps Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as … Continue reading

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Online Webinars from the Family History Library

“Have you ever wanted to attend a class at the Family History Library but you don’t live in Salt Lake City?  The Family History Library has begun offering online webinars that can be viewed from the comfort of your home. … Continue reading

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Finding Your British Roots

Notes from presentation at Grande Prairie, 13 Sept 2014: Some Key Dates and Events: 1536 Henry VIII separates from the Catholic Church and forms Church of England 1536 to 1541 First English conquest of Ireland 1538 Churches told to keep … Continue reading

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