This week’s crème de la crème — August 2, 2014

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.


Are we related? Discover your French-Canadian roots through a family association / Sommes-nous parents? Découvrez vos raciness canadiennes-françaises par l’entremise d’une association de famille on Library and Archives Canada’s blog.

Only the Best Links for Canadian #Genealogy and Family History — right here at CanadaGenealogy by M. Diane Rogers on CanadaGenealogy.

Divorce in Canada between 1841-1968 and My Top 10 Canadian Genealogy Web Sites for 2014 by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

A Baker’s Dozen of Favourite Genealogy Websites by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy.

The British Home Children Exhibit by Linda Candela on A Line from Linda.

Promise of Home — A Review by Rose McCormick Brandon on chameleonfire1.

Researching WWI Soldiers on South Peace 〈Alberta〉 Regional Archives.

Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Savagery in Shelburne: North America’s First Race Riot by Jesse Robertson on Historica Canada Blog.

Serendipity Sunday — Teachers, Students, Hogs, Squatters and an Axe Murderer by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the BMD.

52 Ancestors: #30 Marie Guérard, baptized “sous condition” by Yvonne Demoskoff on Yvonne’s Genealogy Blog.

How should Genealogy Societies Nurture Beginners? by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings.

Reading hard-to-read gravestones by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History.

How NOT to Clean a Tombstone for Find-A-Grave by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.

The White Glove Debate by Amy Johnson Crow on the Blog.

Who Do You Think You Are? Recap: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Fills in the Gaps in Multiple Acts by Jessica Murray on Blog.

Rich past lies beneath Montrealers’ feet by Danielle Murray, Montreal Gazette.

Les vestiges montréalais de la Première Guerre mondiale by Marie-Eve Shaffer, Métro, Montréal.

In Memoriam: remembering the First World War at U of T by Jelena Damjanovic, U of T News, University of Toronto.

British Home Children war veterans honoured by Colin Perkel, Canadian Press, widely reported in newspapers across Canada.

9.5 km Loop through urban Winnipeg launches for second year, CBC (Winnipeg, Manitoba).

In Church Attics, Clues to the Private Life of Early America by Michael Paulson, The New York Times.

New figures show almost 20,000 Irishmen fought for Canada in WWI by Ronan McGreevy, The Irish Times.

Lest we forget: Sacrifices of more than 1million soldiers lost to history as quarter of Britons don’t know what their ancestors did in the First World War by Gemma Mullin, Daily Mail, London, England.

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One Response to This week’s crème de la crème — August 2, 2014

  1. Yvonne says:

    Thank you very much for including my blog article among the “bijoux” you found for the past week, Gail!

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