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Archive for December, 2010

Genealogical Goals for 2011

As a brand new geneablogger, I have never before participated in a Carnival of Genalogy. As there is a first time for everything, I thought I’d start with this one! The topic this time around is: My genealogy research/writing plan for 2011. I have never really planned my research in advance before. It’s usually been a pretty hit and […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Century cyclist

My great-grandfather John Everett Fee cycled centuries in the early part of the 1900s. I can’t imagine cycling 100 miles in one day with today’s technology. This picture was taken in 1913.

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I was recently honoured by not one but two Ancestor Approved awards. Both Linda from Documenting the Details and Joy from Tomorrow’s Memories were kind enough to acknowledge my blog. Recipients of this award (which originated at Ancestors Live Here) are to list ten things they have learned about any of their ancestors that have […]

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Prompt: What songs did your family listen to during Christmas? Did you ever go carolling? Did you have a favorite song? We used to listen Christmas music through much of the month of December. There were the more ‘religious’ songs – Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Away in a Manger – and the more […]

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John Fee (1844-1922)

John Fee was the eldest son of Thomas Fee and Charlotte Williams. Family records indicate he was born in September 1844 and I have found an index for his baptism in 1845. John (7) was listed in the 1851 census along with his parents Thomas (35) and Charlotte (32) in St. Malachie, QC. In the […]

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Prompt: Did your family attend religious services during the Christmas season? What were the customs and traditions involved? As a young child we attended church fairly regularly and went to church during the Christmas season. I don’t actually remember any sort of pageants or much at all about the services from way back then. We […]

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Prompt: How did your family handle Christmas Shopping? Did anyone finish early or did anyone start on Christmas Eve? When I was a child, my mother did the bulk of the Christmas shopping to ensure us kids and my father had presents and filled stockings. Early on, my father would be the only one buying […]

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Prompt: Did you have one? Where did you hang it? What did you get in it? Do you have any Christmas stockings used by your ancestors? My mother had handmade all of our stockings. They were red with a white band at the top with our names written on in green. She had not made […]

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This is a bit of an update and extension to my previous brief post on Thomas Fee. He was my great-great-great-grandfather. Family lore says that around age 20 he emigrated to Canada about 1837 from Northern Ireland. He settled in Quebec. He married Charlotte Williams in 1844 in Ormstown, QC. In papers left by my grandmother, […]

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Prompt: Did you like fruitcake? Did your family receive fruitcakes? Have you ever re-gifted fruitcake? Have you ever devised creative uses for fruitcake? I don’t think I would consider myself a huge fan of fruitcake, but I have always liked my mother’s. When I mentioned the topic of today’s prompt, she told me that the […]

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