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Preparations underway to commemorate 100th anniversary of Halifax Explosion | CTV Atlantic News

Special ceremonies will be held Wednesday to mark the 100th anniversary of a disaster of epic proportions.  Two thousand people died and 9,000 were injured after the Norwegian relief vessel SS Imo collided with a French munitions ship laden with explosives, the SS Mont Blanc, … Continue reading Preparations underway to commemorate 100th anniversary of Halifax Explosion | CTV Atlantic News

Canada Post issues Halifax Explosion stamp marking 100 years since the disaster | CTV Atlantic News

THE CANADIAN PRESS Published Monday, November 6, 2017 7:29AM AST Last Updated Monday, November 6, 2017 11:25AM AST   HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Lt.-Gov Arthur J. LeBlanc has unveiled a Canada Post stamp that commemorates the Halifax Explosion. The stamp depicts the moments after the … Continue reading Canada Post issues Halifax Explosion stamp marking 100 years since the disaster | CTV Atlantic News

Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago | CTV Atlantic News

  HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it is poised to help black residents who have struggled for decades to gain clear title to land that has been in their families since many arrived as Loyalists in the 1800s. African Nova Scotian Affairs Minister … Continue reading Province to help African Nova Scotians get title to land given centuries ago | CTV Atlantic News

Children’s books explore restoration amidst tragedy of Halifax Explosion | CTV Atlantic News

Michael Tutton, THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX — A fresh generation of children’s books is finding the grace notes in Halifax’s worst moment — a massive explosion that levelled much of the city 100 years ago but inspired acts of kindness that still resonate. The books … Continue reading Children’s books explore restoration amidst tragedy of Halifax Explosion | CTV Atlantic News

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.

Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Canada Newfoundland Census, 1935 Newfoundland Census, 1945 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1956-1957 Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994 Costa Rica Costa Rica Civil … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Australia Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990 Canada Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932 Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1801-1980 Russia Russia, Tula Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), … Continue reading FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015.

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 14 Nov 2014

The following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions to 14 Nov 2014.

 

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates to 2 Nov 2014.

Following are the most recent FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates up to 2 Nov 2014.

 

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates – 20 Sep 2014

Following are the latest FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com additions and updates since my last update post of September 11, 2014.

 

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 11 Sep 2014

Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions for the week ending September 11, 2014.

 

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Genealogy News Bites – May 5, 2014

genealogy news bites picsIn an effort to help ease the load of searching for genealogy news and genealogy events, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative genealogy news headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the most recent and relevant genealogy news headlines.

 

Olive Tree Genealogy

Victorian Reform School & Prison Records Online – A Contest!

John Wormald age 11 Reform School 1892 Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.ca and Ancestry.com have recently published some fascinating reformatory school and prison records from West Yorkshire

Irish Census Records 1821-1911 online

1821 Census Colebrooke (Aghalurcher, Fermanagh) Irish Census Records from 1821 to 1911 (with gaps 1861 to 1901) are now available online.  The earlier records are scattered and many have not survived but The National Archives of Ireland

Prosapia Genetics – Worth the Money?

Yesterday I decided to check out a website that has the genealogy community buzzing. The Examiner called it a “Groundbreaking GPS tool [that] finds your ancestors, genealogy, family tree and history”  Basically it is being touted as

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Panel to discuss genealogy issues in La Verne – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The panel sponsored by the Southern California Society of Professional Genealogists will provide members and guests with a special opportunity to meet in a roundtable setting

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Matthew 1:1-17; The Genealogy of Jesus (Cross-Reference Comparison)

Some believe that Matthew’s genealogy focuses primarily on the family tree of Jesus’ adopted father, Joseph, while Luke’s highlights the lineage of his mother, Mary. Another theory

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RCMP obituary card index and notices, 1876-2007

Here is an instance which demonstrates the co-operative partnership that exists between Ancestry and Family Search these days with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) obituaries card and notices between 1876 and 2007

OGS announces officers for 2014-2016

The slate of new officers for 2014-2016 was announced today at the OGS Conference. The president is Alan Campbell. Alan is from the Lambton Branch of the OGS.The vice president i…

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Evernote Was Made For Genealogy | Eastman’s Online Genealogy …

Cyndi of Cyndi’s List has started a new section entitled, Evernote Was Made For Genealogy. She writes, “I will admit it. I’m an Evernote junkie. I love this tool and all it has to offer

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Don’t Let Mold Destroy Your Family History

Mold is a four-letter word. It can destroy your documents and it can make you sick. What do you do when you discover that great-grandpa’s Civil War letters or the family Bible has mold on it? Here are some tips

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Transcription: Marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Cape Breton – I.

Transcription: Documents related to the marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Cape Breton – Part I. ____________________________________________________ The following are transcriptions from photographic images of approximately half of a collection of documents related to the marriage of Elizabeth Sampson and Clifford Carter of … Continue reading Transcription: Marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson of Cape Breton – I.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 14, 2014

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