This week’s crème de la crème

These are some of the bijoux I discovered.


The story of T.H. Johnson and the great fire of Toronto by Chris Bateman on Blog TO.

Our (Ottawa) Heroes in the Great World War by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Canadian colonization companies: An introduction by Rhonda McClure on Vita Brevis, the New England Historic Genealogical Society blog.

Pejepscot Historical Society: Cabot Mill and Brunswick Franco-Americans by Juliana L’Heureux on The Franco-American Blog, Portland (Maine) Press Herald

The Poignant Story of a Lost Child on the Titanic by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on The Olive Tree Genealogy.

Searching the New FindMyPast by Kimberly Powell on Genealogy.

14 ways timelines can help you in your research by Karin Hadden on The Art of Genealogy.

4 Hints for Visiting a Repository for Your Genealogy Research by Valerie Hughes, author of Genealogy with Valerie.

Vital Records Aren’t Always Accurate by Yvonne Demoskoff on Yvonne’s Genealogy Blog.

Is It Time To Drop Your Society? by Amy Johnson Crow on No Story Too Small.

Where should I publish my work? by Jill Morelli on Genealogy Certification: My Personal Journal.

Organizing Your Book: Great Tips on What to Save, How to File It, and More! by Mary Carroll Moore on How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book.

New blog

Toronto 1914. York University history students post essays with photos that examine city life in Toronto immediately before the outbreak of the First World War.


Lost letters revive memories for family of Leslie George Currell by Jessica McDiarmid, Toronto Star.

Utah Prisoners Do Mormon Genealogy From Jail by Brooke Adams and Jim Dalrymple, Salt Lake Tribune.


The Hodges of Allan Island by D.M.J. Hodge. A video about the Hodge family of Newfoundland.

45 tutorials to help you research US and Canada historical newspapers by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

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3 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème

  1. Lynne Willoughby says:

    Great links. Thanks for sharing

  2. Susan Gingras Calcagni says:

    Thank you, great links to add to my “table d’hôte” menu for genealogists.

  3. Yvonne says:

    Thanks for mentioning my article, Gail!

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