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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 10 Jan 2017.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 10 Jan 2017.

  The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and Additions. Featured image: Naples, Italy and Mt. Vesuvius. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 10 Jan 2017.   Australia Australia, Queensland, Immigration indexes, 1864-1940 Canada Canada Census, 1901 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1990 Italy Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1901 Italy, Caltanissetta, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 24 Dec 2016.

4 Fighter Wing, Baden Söellingen, Germany; Where my father was first posted in the Canadian Air Force, my parents married, and I was born.

  Featured image: Crest of 4 Fighter Wing, Baden Söellingen, Germany. This is where my father was first posted in the Canadian Air Force, my parents married, and I was born.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 24 Dec 2016.   Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 Canada Canada Census, …

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Transcription: Death records of Andover, Massachusetts; 1719-1723.

Old North Parish Burying Ground, Andover, Massachusetts 2

The following is my transcription of a page of death entries of Andover Massachusetts between the years 1719 and 1723.   It’s quite clear from these entries that there were many deaths from smallpox in the latter part of 1721 and the early part of 1722. Featured image: Gravestone of Christopher Osgood in the Old …

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Robert Stone, April 16, 1825

Robert Stone's Last Will and Testament

  The following is my transcription of the last will and testament of Robert Stone, husband of Ann Stone.   182 Robert Stone 16. This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Stone of Wyke Regis in the County of Dorset Baker. In the first place I Grant that all my just debts …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 9 Dec 2016.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

The following is my list of the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 9 Dec 2016. Feature image (above): Sätuna grave vault Björklinge church Uppsala Sweden. FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 9 Dec 2016.   Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869 Germany Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Kreis Schleswig, Civil …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.

Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.

  The following is my list of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.   Featured image: Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions.   American Samoa American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Chile …

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What we don’t hear about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

  The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of all four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) from April 9 to 12, 1917, with the objective of gaining control of the German held high ground, ensuring that the southern flank of the forces could advance without the threat of …

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WWI War Stories: Turmaine and Emery.

March 1917 Gas Attacks at Vimy Ridge

  In my father’s French Canadian, ‘Turmaine’ branch of the family, we have two known soldiers who died in the first world war. The first was my grand uncle, Pte. Joseph Philias Albert Emery, and the second was another grand uncle, Pte. Joseph Turmaine – and here are their WWI war stories.   In honor of our upcoming Remembrance …