All through history, during our own lives and those of our ancestors, big change was often marked by relocation, such as for a new job, to purchase property, to be closer to family, or to seek one’s fortune. To handle such moves well, a moving checklist is a necessity. In my lifetime, we moved several […]
JOAN BOS! As a matter of fact, this went so well, we have decided to run it on a monthly basis. Periodically, the prize may change, but the contest will always end the last day of the month. One entry is permitted per person or email address. I have sent a confirmation to Joan Bos […]
Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes.
Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes. I have found myself fascinated by the stories of the trials, tribulations and tragedies of our ancestors. Sometimes I wonder if I was born too late as my disability, though hidden from others, is completely disabling to me and for […]
The 1921 Canadian census release!Finally! The 1921 Canadian census is online at Ancestry.ca. Covering the peak immigration period, the rise of aboriginal and women’s rights in Canada, as well as the period in which the most advances in Canadian culture, technology, industry etc. were made, this census will provide access to more valuable information about […]
I’m honored to hear that Empty Nest Genealogy has been selected as one of Jana’s ‘Fab Finds’ on her own blog, Jana’s Genealogy and Family History. As much as I’ve created and worked on this blog for the sheer enjoyment of it, it’s always nice to hear what others think, especially if it’s positive feedback. […]