Category Archives: News

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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New blogger introduction: John Smiley

Visiting the Alberta Family History Society website last week, I saw the plea for help with the AFHS blog. As I am an experienced blogger, am interested in genealogy, love digging up and sharing information and, most importantly, am looking … Continue reading

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Hello – I am new here!

Hi there.  I am one of the new bloggers for the Alberta Family Histories Society and this is my first post.  I have been a member of the AFHS for a number of years.  Currently I am involved with the … 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 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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