It’s important to know naming conventions for genealogy #namingconventions.

Naming conventions in genealogy.

  I have learned to pay close attention to the names of individuals in my research as knowledge of naming conventions can be key to investigating a family’s genealogy. Frequently, the names provide valuable clues to the answers to my questions.   Individuals from differing cultures, time periods, religions and families were known to follow …

Obituary for David Turmel.

Obituary for David Turmel.

The following is my transcription of the obituary for David Turmel.   TURMEL David A son domicile, le 24 mai 2002, à l’âge de 26 ans et 10 mois, est décédé M. Dave-Jonction, il demeurait id Turmel, fils de Marcel Turmel et de feu Pierrette Tardif. Autre-fois de Vallée-Jonction, il demeurail à Saints-Anges. Les funérailles … and Updates and Additions to 9 Nov 2015.

Holocaust Train

The following list is of the and Updates and Additions to 9 Nov 2015. Updates and Additions.   Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1977 Ecuador Ecuador, Catholic Church Records, 1565-2011 Italy Italy, Forlì-Cesena, Forlì, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1800-1815, 1866-1930 Italy, Imperia, Ventimiglia, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1913 New …

Can anyone help identify this mystery military uniform?

Children of Antoine Labelle and Joséphine Périard (Périllard)

UPDATE Today I received a response to one of my many inquiries, trying to get information about this uniform. This one was from the War Museum of Canada and stated:   FW: cortrack #3906 CWM – Contact Us Web Form: General Information or Questions Arlene Doucette ( Cc: Nancy Lauzière Dear Ms Blythe, Thank …

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 German …

Transcription: Form of Will for Joseph Philias Albert Emery

Albert Joseph Philias Emery died March 1, 1916 at Vimy Ridge.

The following is my transcription of the Canadian C.E.F. service will of Joseph Philias Albert Emery of the 73rd Battalion R.H.C.   19.10.17             16091            P. 85 FORM OF WILL. Joseph Phillias Albert Emery (Name in full) Regimental    Number 144880         … and Updates and Additions to 28 Sep 2015. and Updates and Additions.

The following are the most recent and Updates and Additions to 28 Sep 2015. Updates and Additions.   Bahamas Bahamas Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Barbados Barbados Church Records, 1637-1887 Belgium Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Prince Edward Island Death Card Index, 1721-1905 Quebec, Quebec …

Transcription: Death record of Olive (Dupras) Labell of Waterbury, Vermont.

Death record of Olive Dupras.

The following is my transcription of the death record for Olive (Dupra) Labell, daughter of Alexander and Floy (Paquette) Dupra dated May 22, 1927.     DEATH – FEMALE Full Name of Deceased   Olive Labell Usual Residence   St Albans Town, Vt.     If non-resident how long at place of death   Since Oct. 16, …