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Monthly Archives: December 2010
From Library and Archives Canada Launch of “Upper Canada Land Board” Ottawa, December 2, 2010 – Library and Archives Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database, “Upper Canada Land Board (1765–1804).” Through this online database, … Continue reading
Many of you will know about Familysearch.org’s new interface and webpage. There are many changes including a new look. New Search Engine – enhanced search features and options. FamilySearch now has the ability to publish millions of new images and … Continue reading
From Library and Archives Canada: Ottawa, December 16, 2010 – Library and Archives Canada is pleased to make the 1916 census of the Prairie provinces available online. In order to track the high rates of population growth in western Canada … Continue reading
The University of Alberta Libraries feature many historic Alberta newspapers through the Peel’s Prairie Provinces collections. Historic newspapers can be a good source of genealogical information. Besides births, marriages and obituaries, use the newspapers to find school graduations, sporting or club … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that the Alberta Family Histories Society blog is nominated in the Local Regional Research category of Family Tree Magazine’s Top 40 Contest. “Help Choose the Family Tree 40! In the July 2011 issue of Family Tree … Continue reading