Scapple: A Tool I’m Using For DNA Matches

As you know, I’m working on the Beaton/Batten Mystery (sometimes it feels like all my genealogy moments are spent on it). I’m sure if I ever figure out who William … Continue Reading →

You Know What They Say About Assuming

On October 30, 2018 Library and Archives Canada announced that they had transferred the 1926 Census of Prairie Provinces, which contains over 45,000 pages, to Library and Archives Canada. At … Continue Reading →

Your Family In the News

When it comes to family history I’ve always known that newspapers can be a gold mine of information. Especially obituaries, anytime I found an obituary I would pour over every … Continue Reading →

Ontario Canada DNA Match Finder

This past week a new Facebook page popped up called Ontario Canada DNA MatchFinder.  At the time of writing this article there were 361 people that have joined.  Since joining … Continue Reading →

I’m Using Forever Artisan To Tell Their Story

I’ve been doing genealogy for quite a few years. When I first started,  I remember someone asking if I was going to write a book. I quickly told them no … Continue Reading →

Jesse Vincent – A World War I Hero

November 11, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War; WWI. I had three great grandfather’s that fought in that war; Francis Johnson Middlebrough (who … Continue Reading →

It’s Halloween And Time For A Spooky Tale

It’s October 31, 2018, and Halloween;  also known as All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, which is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows’ … Continue Reading →

20 More Questions About Your Ancestors and Maybe A Few About You

October is Family History Month and I thought we’d continue with 20 more question about your ancestors and even a few about you. If you recall it was just over one … Continue Reading →

Why You Need To DNA Test Your Siblings

As you have gathered from my other posts I’m a huge advocate for testing other family member’s DNA. In fact, at the present time, I’m either the admin or collaborator … Continue Reading →