Tag: French-Canadian

Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books 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 […]

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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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Transcripton – 1793 Lease for Forty Thousand Acres of Land Signed By Peter and Charles Melonson and Others

Transcripton – 1793 Lease for Forty Thousand Acres of Land Signed By Peter and Charles Melonson and Others

Page 1 A6 Articles of agreement made this twenty ninth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninty-three and in the thirty third year of His Majesty’s Reign between Mary Cannon of Castle Frederickin the County of Hants and Province of Nova Scotia as attorney for Joseph Frederick, […]

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Transcription of the memorial stone for the priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec

Transcription of the memorial stone for the priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec

The following is my transcription of the memorial stone for the priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec City, Quebec in Canada. It lists the head priests and the beginning and end dates of their terms. ??????????? cures de ST. ROCH Seigneur ????????? ??? le repos et la lumiere eternelle Jean Bro; 1787- Antoine Desforces; 1787-1793 […]

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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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If today’s political environment existed in the past, would we be citizens in our own countries?

If today’s political environment existed in the past, would we be citizens in our own countries?

Those who became citizens of our countries today, were the immigrants of the past, whether illegal or legal. They were the explorers, pioneers and settlers we learn about today with so much pride. As a matter of fact, if there were a ‘law of historical possession’ everyone except the first nations and natives in North […]

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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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Transcription: WWI Attestation Paper for Joseph Antonio Turmel

Transcription: WWI Attestation Paper for Joseph Antonio Turmel

Front of the Attestation Paper of Joseph Antonio Turmel FRONT ……….5th M. D.……….FIRST………………Depot Battalion…..??????????……Regiment Regtl. No….3286557…. PARTICULARS OF RECRUIT (Stamp in right margin of upper third of the form: MILITARY DISTRICT ????, CENTRAL REGISTRY DEC 18 ???? ????????????) DRAFTED UNDER MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917 (Class…………ONE……………) —————————- Surname…………………………………………………TURMEL………………… Christian Name……………………………………..JOSEPH ANTONIO……………………… Present Address……………………………………St Anselme,Dorchester Co.P.Q. Canada […]

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