Tag Archives: Canada

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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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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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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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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Update on FamilySearch Webinars

We’ve talked about this before but thought we needed to do an update. Spring is in the air – which in Alberta means snow for areas just north of Edmonton, and the end of over 40 years of conservative party rule … Continue reading

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Free access to military records at Ancestry.ca from Nov 7 to 12

” In honour of Remembrance Day, Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, is giving Canadians the chance to discover the military hero in their family by providing free access from November 7 to 12 to more than 4.4 million online military … Continue reading

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Canadian Military Records

We are always pleased by the many great questions we are asked at presentations we make! Someone asked about where to find Canadian Military records.  Linda has really enjoyed having a copy of her father’s military records. Those who know … Continue reading

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