The following news release is from marketwire.com: TORONTO, ONTARIO – (Marketwire – Sept. 28, 2009) – In honour of the birthday today of two of the most absurdly named children the world has ever known – Pilot Inspektor, son of actor Patrick Lee, and Moon Unit, daughter of legendary musician Frank Zappa – Ancestry.ca has [...]
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The following was written by Ancestry.ca staff: An estimated half of all Canadians will have an ancestor in the historical censuses / one in four Canadians cannot trace roots back beyond their grandparents 32 million names and 1.3 million images of original records Famous names with ancestors in the censuses include Conrad Black, Prime Minister [...]
Lorrine Massey at Olive Tree is reporting this morning that on June 10, 2009, Ancestry.ca in partnership with the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is holding a media event in Toronto to launch online the complete Canadian Censuses from 1851 to 1916. See her blog for more info.
The following news release was written by ancestry.ca staff: TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ – Is there a Fool in your family tree? How abouta Prank or Jester or Joke? From the hilarious to the bizarre, Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading online family history website, has dug deep into its vast collection of Canadian historical records to find [...]
The following News Release was written by Ancestry.ca staff: Collection may provide family history clues for 4.3 million Canadians with Irish heritage. TORONTO, March 11 /CNW/ – Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, has launched online the records contained in the book Irish Emigration to New England, Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick, [...]
The following was written by Ancestry.ca staff: More than 1.7 million names indexed and fully searchable – 38,000+ images of original documents In a world first, Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, today launched online the 1916 Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, which contains 1.7 million names and more than 38,000 images of original [...]
The following News Release was written by Ancestry staff: Ancestry.ca Celebrates Canada’s Black History With Largest Collection of Online Records – Highlighting the Black Battalion, Abraham Shadd, and Ancestors of Hundreds of Thousands of Black Canadians. In honour of Black History Month, historical records allow almost 800,000 black Canadians enhanced opportunity to uncover their heritage. [...]