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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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rootstrust 1.0 To Be Launched February 2016

rootstrust image

I received the following press release from rootstrust.  rootstrust is a new cross platform (Windows, Mac and Linux) genealogy program that has been under development and soon to be officially released.  I’ve been trying the Linux version out this past year and it has some great features! ————————————————————————————————————————– rootstrust 1.0 to be launched February 2016 Atavus, Inc. […]

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How To Use Windows Live Writer When It Won’t Connect To Blogger

How to use Windows LIve Writer when it won't connect to Blogger | Footsteps of the Past

Earlier this year Google changed the way Bloggers login authorization worked.  Unfortunately this caused a lot of problems for bloggers who used offline blog editors!  Now Google did give advance notice that these changes were coming, however many of these popular offline editors are not being actively supported anymore. One of the most popular programs […]

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SNGF ~ How Many Surnames in Your Family Tree Database?

RootsMagic surname report

I’m joining in Saturday Night Genealogy Fun blog meme hosted by Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings.  This weeks challenge is: 1) Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) and figure out how to Count how many surnames you have in your family tree database. 2) Tell […]

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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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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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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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