The Toronto Sun interviews Lesley Anderson and I about our families in WWII
Documents only tell a part of the story. Here's how I put them together.
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
The story of Dorothy Gibson and her life as a journeyman printer, living through WWII and the Great Depression
In this post, I show you how to use the card catalog to find the case files for Japanese Canadian genealogy.
A story about voting, Canadian laws, and my grand-uncle Kew Dock Yip
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
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