Ancestry Canada invited me to give a webinar on Chinese genealogy on April 21, 2020 on Facebook Live. For those who may have missed it, or for those who had trouble accessing the site, here you are. I can't think of a better way to kick off Asian Heritage Month. In this webinar, you will… Continue reading Webinar: Exploring Chinese genealogy on Ancestry
Join me on April 21, 2020 for my Ancestry Extra webinar on Chinese genealogy finds on Facebook Live. See you there!
A story about voting, Canadian laws, and my grand-uncle Kew Dock Yip
I thought you might enjoy the fantastic tips and advice on prairie local history I have received since posting Genealogy gold part 1. On prairie local histories From Beverley: ...they are a great resource and those of us who live on the Prairies have long used them. One caution, if your relatives did not submit… Continue reading Genealogy gold part 3: More tips on prairie local histories
How to use FamilySearch, WorldCat and Facebook to find a local history book, with a guest post from Jan Pennington
I share with you my techniques for finding digitized local history books, using 3 randomly chosen pioneers found in the 1916, 1921, and 1926 censuses
I review Newspapers.com and offer tips and a list of how to make the most of your research time on the site
Have you ever been baffled by being unable to find a family on the 1921 Canada census that you found on the 1916 census? Here's 5 steps you can follow using freely available sources.
How to get the most out of city directories, featuring Henderson's Directories and Evernote.
This is #3 in my Archives series. If you'd like to start at the beginning, see British Columbia here and Alberta here. Update - 28 Mar 2019 The Saskatchewan government moved to consolidate its 4 locations into one location in Regina. The Saskatoon archives are now closed. In addition, the online database is also offline. I will… Continue reading A trip to the archives #3 – the SK edition