Tag Archives: maps

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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Online Maps and Gazetteers

No doubt there are many other – and probably better – maps and gazetteers – but these are ours!  I hope you each have your own – I hope sharing this with you will help you add to your list.  … Continue reading

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New Mapping Tools to Help Us With Our Research

The gifts continue into the new year! – and here are two more wonderful gifts! When we are trying to find our ancestors it is all about Location Location Location – where do they live?  And then if those ancestors … Continue reading

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Digital Resources for Research in Manitoba

Recently I was helping a good friend with his research, and wanted to find some local resources available online.  A few days later our copy of Relatively Speaking – the journal of the Alberta Genealogical Society – arrived and my … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Family History (April 2013 update)

How do you get started? Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a predigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your family?  (see Types … Continue reading

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