Category Archives for "Ontario"

Margaret Alice Colgan (1891-1965) – 52 Ancestors #2

Charles Mills & Margaret Colgan Marriage

My Grandmother Margaret Alice Colgan was born 10th of August 1891 in Osprey township, Grey County, Ontario.  Her parents were John James “Jack” Colgan (1854-1928) and Indiana Lovica Badgerow (1866-1937). Margaret was the second oldest child born to her parents, her siblings were: Sarah Elizabeth Colgan (1889-1978) John James “Jack” Colgan Jr. (1898-1961) Mary Ann […]

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Charles Edward Mills (1889-1976) – 52 Ancestors #1

Grandfather Charles Mills

I’m joining in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks blog meme and I’m already a week behind! LOL  Our youngest has been teething and needed a lot of cuddling this past week or so.  Now I have a little time to sneak onto the computer with both hands free to type!  This week I’m sharing […]

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Amanuensis Monday ~ Will Of James Mills 1826-1898

James Mills Will pg1

Amanuensis Monday is a blogging theme created by John Newmark at the Transylvanian Dutch blog. From Genea-Bloggers “An Amanuensis is a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another.” James Mills was my 2nd Great Grandfather he was born 16 April 1826 in Worlingworth, Suffolk, England.  James […]

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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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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History #10 Disasters ~ Hurricane Hazel

Week 10: Disasters. Did you experience any natural disasters in your lifetime? Tell us about them. If not, then discuss these events that happened to parents, grandparents or others in your family. I haven’t really been through any disasters, not in the way I would describe disasters anyway.  Living in Canada I’ve been through many snow […]

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