What's available for Chinese genealogy on Ancestry? I look at the records and show you how to navigate them.
I spend a week at my first ever intensive genealogy conference and live to tell the tale.
January is heating up with events! Genealogy planning - Genealogy with a Canadian Twist, 9 January, 8:00-9:00 pm EST (Webinar) On Thursday, January 9th, I participated in my first-ever webinar hosted by Kathryn Lake Hogan, with panellists Lianne Krüger, Christine Woodcock, and Kaye-Prince Hollenberg. The topic was genealogy planning: what's on your To Do list,… Continue reading What’s on in January
I look at my top 10 best read blog posts and reflect on what made them the best.
One of the more startling revelations from the trip was learning about the Overseas Chinese - that's us. We folk of Chinese origin, we whose ancestors migrated from Sze Yup/Wuyi, China from about 1850-1949, we who are Chinese-something, be it Chinese Canadian, Chinese Hawaiian, Chinese Malay, Chinese South African, Chinese Thai, Chinese Singaporean and about 100… Continue reading Travels in China – the Overseas Chinese
I introduce you to one of the two experts on the tour, Dr. Selia Tan, and share some of her work.
Part 1 of my multipart series on travelling to Sze Yup, Guangdong, China to find my family roots.
I uncover the story of my unknown uncle Yim, through a variety of sources from original documents to the BC archives
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