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Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014

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

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.

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.

  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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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Canada Nova Scotia, Church Records, 1720-2001 Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950 England England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936 Germany Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pati, Naturalization Records, 1960-2013 Indonesia, […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 14, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 14, 2014

As a result of changing hosts, my ‘Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions posts since December 12, 2014 were lost. To replace them, this post will cover as many of the lost links as possible. FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896 Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

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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Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

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 5B9Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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