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The Master Genealogist software to be discontinued

The publisher of The Master Genealogist (TMG) genealogy software, Bob Velke, announced at the end of July that he will no longer be continuing to develop the program. After 25 years in production—and just a few short months after the … Continue reading

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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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Dave Obee is Coming to Calgary!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to announce that the Alberta Family Histories Society is bringing Dave Obee to Calgary to present four different talks on doing genealogy research in Canada.  Dave Obee is an internationally known writer, … Continue reading

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AFHS library open one evening a month

Beginning this past week, the AFHS library will be opening one evening per month. This will likely remain the second Tuesday of every month for the time-being. This past Tuesday was my first shift as a library volunteer, and since … Continue reading

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The 1921 Census: Help, there’s no index!

 I was very excited when the 1921 census was released but I am not one to wait for the indexing so I have been digging around and managed to find my grandmother in an orphanage in Saskatoon with her siblings.  … Continue reading

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