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Genealogy In Action

RED HATS AND OLD GERMAN WAR MEDALS

Rooting through old jewellery is like finding buried treasure. However there was no map to its destination and if you are lucky you may know the origins of such a find.

CLEARING THE HOUSE WHAT ARE THE FINDS?

Since we are trying to sell our house it was time to de-junk our unneeded items.

NOVA SCOTIA RECORDS ON ANCESTRY.CA

Yes there are more and more records being added to Ancestry.ca. One of the latest additions are the Land Petitions for Nova Scotia from 1765-1800.

UNEXPECTED SURPRISES

Ordering genealogy and history books online can be very handy when you are looking for an out of print book. It is also helpful in locating books you never knew existed. I have ordered many useful books for my genealogy business this way.

THE FAMILY HISTORY GIFT IS THE STORY

Often the simplest and most rewarding gift one can receive is a book. Some books may not live up to our expectations while others will not allow our minds to rest until we have scrutinized every last detail of the story.

THE GENEALOGY ICEBREAKER

When I meet people for the first time I am inevitably asked what it is that I do.

CAN YOU REPEAT THAT PLEASE

I am now the age in which I can join both the Golden Age Club and the Red Hat Society and repeating myself has come with the territory.

Fundraiser Beginner Genealogy Workshop

Yes, I write about genealogy all the time. Now I am going to be running a beginner genealogy workshop on the 14 November 2012 from 7-9pm at Odyssee High School.

VOTER’S LISTS FOR CANADA HAVE ARRIVED ON ANCESTRY.CA

Wish you could return to your old neighbourhood to find out who your neighbours were. Or maybe you want to troll through the neighbourhood of your ancestors to see what they did for a living.

I JUST MAY HAVE FOUND THE FAMILY THIEF!

Everyone in the genealogy world knows that finding a horse thief in the family can be very exciting as long as their bad behaviour existed in a previous time.