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Ancestry and FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

The following are the Ancestry and FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015.   FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015. Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 France France, Finistère, Quimper et Léon Diocese, Catholic Parish Records, 1772-1863 Peru Peru, Arequipa, Civil Registration, 1860-1976 Peru, Junín, Civil Registration, 1881-2005 Peru, Lima, Civil Registration,

Gerard Ronald Joseph Turmaine (1934-2005)

Family portrait from the mid to late 60's with us girls in coordinating outfits hand made by Mom.

These are treasured pictures of my Dad, Gerard Ronald Joseph Turmaine, who passed away about ten years ago at the age of 71. He was the son of Henri Turmaine and Rose Amande Emery, born January 30, 1934 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He married Patricia-Gail Marrion Melanson on March 8, 1958 in Germany and

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

Every picture tells a story! Spurred by the success of the first phase of the photo identification project with Inuit communities from Nunavut, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is now expanding the project to all Aboriginal groups in Canada.This new chapter of Project Naming is a unique opportunity to contribute to the description and stewardship

Canadiana.org’s valuable collection of historical documents is now online.

Canadiana.org's valuable collection of historical documents.

With the assistance and cooperation of archives, libraries and research organizations, Canadiana.org’s valuable collection of historical documents is now online.   It includes millions of pages of primary source documents in 21 languages, most notably including the languages of our First Nations. This collection chronicles the people and institutions of Canada’s history between the 1600s

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)

I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed by his son, Dr. William B. Coon in 1913, one for each family member. My father-in-law

Photoscape image editing software is a gem for the genealogist.

Using Photoscape imaging software

Photoscape image editing software is the one photo imaging and editing program I use most often in relation to my genealogy research. I spent my career life creating, altering or designing images, graphics, documents, etc. However, I have found that using the professional level software packages I once used for editing these images for genealogy to