This week’s crème de la crème — July 26, 2014

The bijoux I discovered this week.


350th anniversary of the Notre-Dame de Québec parish / Le 350e anniversaire de la paroisse de Notre-Dame de Québec on the Library and Archives Canada Blog.

Sand Hill — Franco-Americans in Augusta and Gagne-Bellavance Rassemblement: Gatherine in Wells & Ogunquit by Juliana L’Heureux on The Franco-American Blog.

Overview of Canadian On-line Civil Vital Records (BMDs) and War Office files at Library and Archives Canada by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

FYI: Genealogy Priorities Survey From Canadiana on the OGS Blog.

Finding Your Ancestor in the Roman Catholic Parish Registers by Nicola Morris on The Wild Geese.

How original Sin, according to Catholic Church, tore my family apart by Charles R. Hare, IrishCentral.

Genealogy Tips From the “Who Do You Think You Are?” Premiere With Cynthia Nixon by Diane Haddad on Genealogy Insider.

Book Review: Tracing your Army Ancestors. Second Edition. By Simon Fowler by Paul Milner on Paul Milner Genealogy.

Newspaper Research Tip — Hyphens Are Your Friend by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

20 Apps for the Family History Traveler by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist.


A New Look at the Initial Acadian Settlement Location in the Attakapas by Donald J. Arceneaux, The Attakapas Historical Association.

L’Acadie célébrée à Saint-Grégoire by Myriam Lortie, La Presse, Montréal.

Treason and hindsight: 200 years after Ancaster’s Bloody Assize by Jeff Green, CBC News, Hamilton, Ontario.

TV show may reveal a Rachel McAdams family connection to Ottawa by Andrew Nguyen, Ottawa Citizen.

Historic ‘La Pointe’ by Deborah Gardner Walker, Wicked Local, Salem, Massachusetts.

Quebec’s conscription crisis divided French and English Canada by Marian Scott, Montreal Gazette.

Genealogical society’s records at risk by Beverley Ware, ChornicleHerald, Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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2 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème — July 26, 2014

  1. Ken McKinlay says:

    Thanks for the double mention Gail!

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