Category Archives for "New Brunswick"

Thomas Robinson and Jane – Untangling The Robinson’s Of Charlotte County, New Brunswick

1851 Canada Census Christopher Robinson

In my previous post, I shared why I believe that Thomas Robinson and Jane King are not the parents of the Robinson siblings who are connected to the Gibson family in New Brunswick.  This leaves the question just who is the parents of: Christopher Robinson b. Abt. 1821 Ireland, died 23 September 1895 married to […]

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SNGF ~ The Date My Grandmother Was Born – Mary Hilda Anderson 1915-2006

The Charlottetown Guardian cover

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings has shared another great Saturday night genealogy fun challenge! For this week’s mission (should you decide to accept it), I challenge you to:1)  What day of the week was your Grandmother born (either one)? Tell us how you found out. 2)  What event was a headline in the newspapers on that […]

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Breaking Down Brick Walls ~ Frederick Robichaud

Anyone who starts researching their family tree will eventually run into a mysterious ancestor.  One that seemed to appear out of no where, just to drive you crazy.My 2nd Great Grandfather Frederick Robichaud was my big challenge.  He seamed to have appeared in the 1891 census married to Elizabeth Gallant with 4 children, with no links to the past.  His […]

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Almost Wordless Wednesday ~ Grandma Laws Nursing School

My Grandmother Hilda Laws (nee Anderson) (1915 – 2006).  This photo was taken some time in the 1930’s I believe, in New Brunswick, Canada.  Most likely in the Marysville or Fredericton area.  Grandma worked as a nurse all her life and I’ve been told she is wearing a training uniform in this photo.  The building behind her reads […]

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories #15 ~ Holiday Happenings

There are a few Christmas time birthdays in my family, mine being one of them!  Some people dislike having a birthday near Christmas because your special day often gets combined with the Christmas holiday.  Sometimes as a child I felt that way, but most of the time I loved having a Christmas season birthday!  I […]

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