Author Archives: Dawn Turner

Free beginners class: Find the ancestors in YOUR attic

The Alberta Family Histories Society is offering a free beginners class* (and you can’t do much better than free, right?). Date: March 16, 2014 Location: AFHS Library Learn how to find those ancestors in your attic and what to do … Continue reading

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Bill Campbell will be sadly missed

The Alberta Family Histories Society was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of yet another monumental member and volunteer, Mr. Bill Campbell. Bill was a valuable contributor to the PR Committee and was also instrumental in helping with the … Continue reading

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The AFHS Projects Committee needs transcribers!

Transcribers needed. Help the Projects Committee record newspaper births, marriages and deaths (BMD) announcements. Work from home! Do as little or as much as you’d like (every little bit helps). Have fun adding to the Alberta Family Histories Society’s databases. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Alberta Seminars

Two seminars are coming up in April 2013 in Alberta. One is being sponsored by the Calgary Family History Center. It will be held on April 27 at the LDS church on 17th Avenue SW in Calgary. It is a … Continue reading

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Resources for Irish Research

Recently, renowned Alberta genealogist Lyn Meehan gave a talk at one of our general meetings. The topic was Irish Resources and it turns out we have ALL the books she recommends in our own AFHS library! Irish Genealogy: A record … Continue reading

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