Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cemetery lookup indexes

Since the Alberta Family Histories Society (AFHS) first had a website, the Projects Committee has offered a searchable index to its Cemetery Transcriptions Database. This database, which has been recorded over the past 25 years by numerous volunteers, is based … Continue reading

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The AFHS PR Committee needs you!

The Public Relations Committee is an important part of what AFHS does. But, due to circumstances beyond its control, the PR Committee has recently suffered some setbacks by way of losing some valuable members. We are looking for new members … Continue reading

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Beginning Your Family History

The Alberta Family Histories Society’s own Kay Clarke and Diane Granger have put together a great beginners’ course on Beginning Your Family History. This program will take you step-by-step through identifying what you already know about your family, deciding what … Continue reading

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Ontario Genealogical Society – Conference 2012

As usual, OGS has a great lineup of workshops and sessions for their 2012 Conference in Kingston, Ontario, June 1-3. But the main reason AFHS is so excited is because one of our own is a speaker this year – … Continue reading

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Picture of life in 1911 is completed as remaining 1911 census records go online

Editor’s note: We haven’t normally been posting these news releases on the AFHS blog but this was just too good to pass up. Enjoy! ———————————————————– The final, missing column of data from the 1911 census, which details individuals’ infirmities is … Continue reading

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