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Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014

In an effort to help ease the ‘news’ and ‘research’ load, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the recent stories and headlines of interest to the genealogy community since April 10, 2014.   […]

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Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

A few years ago, we took a driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia was at a campbground near Annapolis Royal and I spotted a ‘newspaper’ on the counter at check-in. It caught my eye because the very top showed a […]

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Transcriptions: Documents relating to the marrage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson – Part II.

   These documents are a continuation of Part I of this post. ____________________________________________________ Transcriptions: Documents relating to the marrage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson – Part II. No. 1462 MARRIAGE LICENSE _____________ PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA D. MacKeen Lieutenant-Governor BY HIS HONOUR The Honourable David McKeen Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia. Whereas, Clifford Carter and […]

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Transcription: Documents related to the marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Cape Breton – Part I.

  Transcription: Documents related to the marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Cape Breton – Part I. ____________________________________________________ The following are transcriptions from photographic images of approximately half of a collection of documents related to the marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Sampsonville, County of Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada. The second […]

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Transcripton – 1793 Lease for Forty Thousand Acres of Land Signed By Peter and Charles Melonson and Others

Page 1 A6 Articles of agreement made this twenty ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninty-three and in the thirty third year of His Majesty’s Reign between Mary Cannon of Castle Frederickin the County of Hants and Province of Nova Scotia as attorney for Joseph Frederick, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Port of Santos, Passenger and Immigrant Lists, 1960-1982 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Czech Republic Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1948 Ecuador Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 England England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1900 England, Norfolk Register of Electors, 1844-1952 Germany Germany, Prussia, Saxony, […]

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Give the gift of your genealogy research labours for Christmas.

Here are some quick ideas I’ve collected for giving to family (and sometimes friends) from one’s own genealogy research this Christmas. Scrapbook. A couple of years ago I made one of these. Although inexpensive because I already had most of the scrapbooking supplies needed, it was very time  consuming. I included scanned documents, photos, quotes, […]

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Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

There will always be debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy. I am so lucky that we have such a wide range of ancestries and national origins in my husband’s and my family trees. Those who have read my posts before are already well aware that our ancestries branch off from four (or five) […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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