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Online Historic Digitized Canadian Newspapers

Bowling Green State University has links to digitized Canadian newspapers that are freely available on the Internet. The site is broken down into eleven tabs covering the twelve Canadian provinces. They are: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory Many Thanks to Cyndi […]

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FamilySearch Adds New Collections from Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, & the United States

FamilySearch added an additional 6.4 million new, free indexed records and images this week to its collection. Notable additions include the 1,034,803 records for the Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Church Records from 1527-1907, the 1,436,121 added from Italy Civil Registrations from 1824-1941, and the 1,069,308 added to the new Saskatchewan, Canada, collections from 1846-1957. Other new […]

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French-Canadian Research: At a Glance

Adding to our collection of reviews for the Genealogy At-a-Glance series is French-Canadian Genealogy Research by Denise R. Larson. Like each guide in the series, this guide is a colorful, four-page quick sheet of facts and resources related to a specific topics of research, in this case, French Canada. Each sections (listed below under ‘Contents’) […]

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Some Early Scots in the Maritime Provinces of Canada

Some Early Scots in Maritime Canada, a two-volume set by Terrence M. Punch. Referring to the Maritime Provinces of Canada, specifically New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Price Edward Island, this book covers the immigration of Scottish settlers into this region. Collecting from a vast array of documents, articles, and vital records, the author “attempts to […]

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Canadian Vital Records Databases at

CANADIAN VITAL RECORDS AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last updated: 28 October 2014 The following Canadian Vital Records Databases are now posted at I update this listing as new material is posted. Note that many of the “number of records” are marked as AFTER a specific date. That means that additional records, in some some cases tens […]

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Erin’s Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada 1761-1853 – Volume II – New From GPC

Book Review: Erin’s Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada 1761-1853, Volume II; by Terrance M. Punch, FRSAI Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, I got a copy of Terrance Punch’s latest book on Irish immigration to Atlantic Canada – and it’s loaded with information you won’t find elsewhere. Volume II of Erin’s Sons covers […]

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Family Search Indexing Update

The following Family Search Indexing update information was received from Paul Nauta, Public Affairs Manager for FamilySearch. February 6, 2009: FamilySearch volunteers wrapped up 14 online indexing projects already in 2009 and continue to make good progress on the 38 open projects. There are two new projects from the 1930 Mexico Census this week, and […]

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Canadian Documents Showing Aboriginal Persons Needed

John Reid (Anglo-Celtic Connections) is reporting this morning that Janice Nickerson is needing documents for an upcoming book – and she’s willing to pay for them. The deadline is January 25. Janice is looking for: “A copy of a Civil Registration, Will or Estate Record, Newspaper item, School Record, Land and Property record, Notarial record […]

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