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

Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

  Today starts the 99th anniversary period (April 9-16th) of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in honor of which I am posting this article previously written and included several links to other posts with information about my ancestors and Vimy Ridge.   The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of …

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois.

Baptism of Adelaide Bourgeois

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois. ___________________ Original French B 60 Adelaide Bourgeois Cardiné Beauchemin C. Bapt. Roussiand??? Le trois Juin mil huit-cent-cinquante huit nous prétres sausigné avons baptisé Adelaide née aujois ???? du légitime mariage de Pierre Bourgeois cultivateur de cette paroisse et de Olive Martel. Parrain Edouard Augé marraine Adelaide Lemire qui ont …

Transcription: 1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L’Acadie.

1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L'Acadie

  The following is my transcription of the Transcription: 1761 Census of Acadians on the Côtes de L’Acadie, including Grande-Rivière, Pabos, Port-Daniel, Paspébiac, Bonaventure, and Cascapédia.   553   Livre pour le dénombrement des famillies acadiennes refugiées le long des Côtes de L’Acadie. (et de la Gaspésie) Commencé au Barécol de la Malbaye le 31e …

Awesome links for genealogy and family tree research in Canada.

Genealogy and family tree research in Canada.

  I love Canada and I’m proud to be Canadian.   But…   I learned very quickly when I started researching, that Canadian genealogical data available online can be sporadic and difficult to find.   Because genealogy research in Canada can be problematic, this post lists ‘awesome’ links for genealogy and family tree research in …

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 …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Nov 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

The following list is of the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Nov 2015.   FamilySearch.org 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 (arlene.doucette@warmuseum.ca)To: christineblythe500@hotmail.com Cc: Nancy Lauzière Dear Ms Blythe, Thank …

Marriages of Talbot District, Upper Canada, from 1838-1857.

Denas, Joseph and Barrett, Eleonor; Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928

The following is my transcription of the scan of the original register entries for marriages of Talbot District, Upper Canada, from 1838-1857; Vol. 22 and pgs 4-5.       ___________________ The image above links directly to the original document. You can access sources, data, images and documents for these and other individuals, by clicking …