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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions- July 22, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions- July 22, 2014

Following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions for the period up to and including July 22, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Canada Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979 Croatia Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994 Luxembourg Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1662-1941 Netherlands Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Church Records, 1542-1955 New Zealand New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate […]

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Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky

Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky

Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky is the grandson of the original immigrant from Wales, Evan (Dhu) Shelby (Selby), who is eighth great grandfather to my children, Erin and Stuart; the son of Brigadier General Evan Shelby, who is the son of Evan (Dhu) and seventh great granduncle to my children; and is therefore first cousin […]

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The Fougères – Pioneer Family of Port Toulouse, Île Royale

The Fougères – Pioneer Family of Port Toulouse, Île Royale

The Fougères – Pioneer Family of Port Toulouse, Île Royale. Cape Breton, or Île Royale as it was known by the French, was the location of a trading fort built by Nicolas Denys in the mid-1600′s. Continuous infighting among the French commercial community resulted in the post and fort being burnt. Construction of a new […]

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The Bourgs of Acadia

The Bourgs of Acadia

I and my children are descended from several noteworthy immigrants from France who were original pioneers of Acadia, including the Bourgs of Acadia. In the past, I have posted about our Melanson ancestors, who we most readily associate ourselves with, since the family name carried down through the generations to my mother, who stopped using […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions. The list is extensive and will break into multiple pages as June 18th seems to have been a very busy, productive day at FamilySearch.org. The countries with the most additions are Italy, Netherlands, Brazil, United States and Poland.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, […]

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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

In researching genealogy, translating French words as well as words from other languages can be troublesome and mistakes can easily be made. Getting one term wrong can mean taking your research off in the wrong direction based on the interpretation of that word. While researching my French Canadian, Acadian and French Canadian ancestors, I frequently […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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