Monthly Archives: March 2024

25% off Genealogy Quebec subscription

If you subscribe for a one-year subscription to Genealogy Quebec today, March 31, you’ll receive 25 percent off. You’ll pay $96.75, instead of $129. Monthly and 24-hour subscriptions are also available, but without a discount. Genealogy Quebec is a subscription-based research … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 30, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsFree booklet published exploring the Great Famine in Co. Donegal by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News. Military Monday: World War Graphic History by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. DearMYRTLE’s Weekly … Continue reading

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Alberta Genealogical Society’s webinar — Comparing digitized Quebec parish records

The Alberta Genealogical Society Edmonton Branch’s French special interest group will host the virtual presentation, A comparison of the digitization of Quebec parish registers (1634-1940), on Tuesday, April 2, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Mountain time. The presentation appears to … Continue reading

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Descended from these New France settlers? If so, you may be related to a number of celebrities

If you’re descended from Zacharie Cloutier a French colonist who settled in the Beauport area of Quebec near modern-day Quebec City in 1634 and his wife, Sainte (Xainte) Dupont, or Jean Guyon du Buisson, a French colonist and his wife, … Continue reading

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Free 24-hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon begins April 11

Legacy Tree Webinars yesterday announced that its 5th annual 24-hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon will take place April 11 and 12. The marathon will begin on Thursday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and end on Friday, April 12 at … Continue reading

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Findmypast adds 1.3 million Scottish records

This week, Findmypast added 1,312,523 new Scottish records to its collection. If your ancestor spent time in a mental health institution in years gone by, their name may appear in the new Mental Health Institution Admission Registers. You can also … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 23, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsCemetery project in Eastern Europe documenting millions of graves on databases by Vera Miller on Finding Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family. 5 Tips for Success with Italian Vital Records by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama … Continue reading

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Ontario birth records for 1918 perhaps available in a few months

Last year, Ancestry added Ontario’s birth records for 1917 in July. So, when will we see birth records for 1918? Mike Moore posted on Ontario Ancestors’ Facebook group a reply he received from the Archives of Ontario to that question. … Continue reading

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Ontario removes fee for death records of children who attended Indian Residential Schools

The Government of Ontario is providing a streamlined process to reduce the burden for Indigenous communities, organizations, and family members trying to locate death records for children who attended Indian Residential Schools in Ontario. As part of this process, fees … Continue reading

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Virtual Scottish Indexes conference takes place this Saturday

The 24th virtual Scottish Indexes conference will take place this Saturday, March 23. It is free and will run twice to allow family historians around the world to watch. Here’s the lineup, including a Scottish-Canadian topic by Christine Woodcock: The … Continue reading

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