Category Archives for "genealogy"

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun ~ My Father’s Mother’s Patrlineal Line

I’m  joining in Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun meme this week.  This round is about your fathers, mother’s paternal line. 1) What was your father’s mother’s name?My father’s mother was Margaret Alice (Colgan) Mills.  Margaret was born 10 August 1891 in Grey county, Ontario to John James Colgan (1854-1928) and Indiana Lovica Badgerow (1866-1937). She […]

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Edward Stinson abt. 1795-1870 Ireland to Ontario, Canada

1851 Canada Census Edward Stinson

I posted a few years ago about the search for my 2nd Great Grandmother Margaret Stinson’s parents.  I did finally figure out back in 2012 who her family was although I continued to search for more proof.  Earlier in this past January I had a new 4th cousin DNA match pop up on AncestryDNA.  I […]

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Library and Archives Canada Digitizing CFE World War 1 Records

Earlier today Library and Archives Canada (LAC) announced that they would be digitizing the 650, 000 Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) records starting in March 2014.  These will be made freely available online. Starting with surnames A to D they should be online by this summer!  For more information visit the LAC blog.

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How to export from Evernote as a PDF and convert to JPG

I am a huge Evernote fan and I’ve used it daily for the past few years.  I’ve found it to be a wonderful help when I’m researching.  I can clip webpages, forum comments, images and make notes for the person or area I’m researching. Evernote does have a flaw that I’ve had many genealogy friends […]

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