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Brampton, Ontario Family History Conference August 22, 2015

You are invited to attend the 6th Annual Family History Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being held in Brampton, Ontario on August 22, 2015.

We have a full slate of excellent speakers and workshop presenters including Lesley Anderson, our keynote speaker and expert on Ancestry.ca; and Glenn Wright, archivist, author and past president of the British Isles Family History Society ofGreater Ottawa (BIFHSGO).

Early registration until…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 29, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Identifying Bartholomew Oliver of Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland

[CLICK LINK FOR FULL REPORT] - Bartholomew Oliver of Galway, Ireland

This piece of research is a proof argument and would be of interest to anyone researching the Irish. The report focuses on new techniques, searching for individuals in an urban population, and different types of Irish records.

The records I found reflect the character of working class Ireland in 19th century;…

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Added by Jake Fletcher on April 28, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Three Days Left to Register for The NGS 2015 Family History Conference

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 27, 2015 at 11:20am — No Comments

Missing Family Member, Do You Have One?

  A traumatic event happened here recently.  Has it happened in your family?  If so, did it affect how the family 

 responds to events involving family activities.?

  Recently a distant family member went missing, 20 years of age, at college.  We see this all the time any more

 but it was on our doorstep.  Late today we got word from the parents he has been found and is in hospital, more data

 to come.  

   It suddenly…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 26, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

pittman family tree

Anybody researching the Pittman family from KY in the 1800's?

Added by DAVID pittman on April 15, 2015 at 6:20pm — No Comments

More Questions from Randy from LoneTester HQ/ Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.

Q6:   When you were young, do you remember what it was that you wanted to grow up to be?…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 12, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tepper and Teelen - looking for info

I am looking for info on my mom's side of the family.  

Mom was born Ruth Ottilie Tepper on June 1, 1921.  Her parents: Konrad Ihle, born September 5, 1897 in Germany, and Auguste Tepper, born July 6, 1898 in Germany, never married each other.  

Auguste's parents: Wilhelm Tepper, born in Denmark, married Auguste Teelen, born in Germany.  I don't know anything further for this branch.  I do know, however, that Wilhelm apparently owned a foundry in Denmark, prior to his getting married…

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Added by Margaret Houben on March 31, 2015 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Ihle and Walter - looking for info

I am looking for info on my mom's side of the family.  

Mom was born Ruth Ottilie Tepper on June 1, 1921.  Her parents: Konrad Ihle, born September 5, 1897 in Germany, and Auguste Tepper, born July 6, 1898 in Germany, never married each other.  

Konrad's parents: Konrad Ihle, born December 4, 1873 in Germany, married on September 8, 1895 to Philippine Walter, born December 23, 1874 in Germany.  I don't know Philippine's parents.

My great-grandfather Konrad's parents: Johannes…

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Added by Margaret Houben on March 31, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Baptismal Register of Fort Duquesne, (from June 1754, to Dec., 1756). Translated with an Introductory Essay and Notes by Rev. A.A. Lambing – John Gilmary Shea

Amazing the Genealogical Info's that can be found online...just thru a little creative tapping into a "google search".  Here is  just a couple of the Baptisms & Deaths from Fort Duquesne- june 1754- Dec 1756, Translated by Rev.A.A. Lambing-

John Gilmary Shea

- January 1, 1885…
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Added by Arorasky on March 26, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments

Charles L. BOUDREAU and Theresa YOUNG

(My maternal line my mother's father) - G Grandparents Charles E or L? BOUDREAU (1872-?) Saint John, New Brunswick, married Theresa (aka "Tress" "Teresa" "Theresia") YOUNG (1872 or 1877-?) Saint John, New Brunswick. (residence Sandy Point Road) The problem is there were 4 couples with the same name born around the same time. I cannot find anything on Theresa Young and her parents. Their children listed on a 1921 census: Mildred, Violet, Alvin (my grandfather, registered name John Elvin or…

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Added by Debby Sinera on March 24, 2015 at 12:54pm — 10 Comments

DePeel Family

Looking for the parents of Alexander DePeel, b-1779,d-1881.  Also, the burial place of Keziah Trowbridge DePeel, b-1801, d-1853, pos-sibly Firth or Best Cemetery.

Added by Steven M. DePeel on March 16, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments

The Straits Settlements

Research into my latest Hong Kong Police Constable came to a dead end in 1908 when he suddenly seemed to disappear. No longer could he be found within Hong…

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Added by Christine Thomas on March 15, 2015 at 9:25am — No Comments

Hong Kong Police History

Following the leasing of the HK New Territories to Britain in 1898 the Hong Kong Police needed to expand.  Two large intakes of recruits at this time came from the Royal Marines – 12 men in 1899 and 40 men in 1900.  Political…

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Added by Christine Thomas on March 12, 2015 at 6:46am — No Comments

Research Trip Planning by Susi Pentico

1. Basic Research Summary, it lists name of person being researched, Vital Records and their sources,  Census Records and location, occupation and age (source) etc.

2. Internet Research Summary,  lists sites, Search Terms, and Results pg 1 and 2

3. Repository List, Surname and Localities:  it lists the Repository, Date, Resources Found, Information Obtained.4.

4. Individual's Time LIne Summary: Name, parents, Birth Date, Death Date, Spouses Name, Marriage Date, Marriage…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on March 1, 2015 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Earney mystery

We are getting closer to solving this mystery--my cousin and I are planning a trip in Spring and everyone is invited for the fun!!!! Thanks Patricia

Added by patricia a richard on February 27, 2015 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Places to Peak to Find Clues

On the living side again, so here I am.  I posted about using Ftdna for looking for clues.  Some at times can be found.

If you want information on CW for West Virginia might try this one.

Want information on Italy, you may want to do some reading here:…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on February 24, 2015 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Quebec Family History Conference 2015

The Quebec Family History Society Presents

 

                            Roots 2015

An International Conference on Family History in Quebec

 

                            June 19-21, 2015

                         At McGill University

                           Montreal, Quebec

          Full Details available at www.qfhs.ca

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 24, 2015 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Obituaries from South Omaha Sun Newspaper

South Omaha Sun was a weekly newspaper from December 27, 1951 to August 31, 1983. In this paper they had birth announcements, wedding announcements and pictures of brides. It even has people who retired from packing houses and other places of business.

http://obituariesfromsouthomahasunnewspaper.blogspot.com/

Nancy Mancuso

Added by Nancy Mancuso on February 23, 2015 at 7:14pm — No Comments

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