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Amy Johnson Crow, on her blog No Story Too Small, has challenged her fellow bloggers to post 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. This is week twenty-seven. My great-great-great grandmother, Maria Knight, was born sometime around 1823 in Montreal. I have found a record for a Mary Knight born on September 5, 1821 to William and Helen […]

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It’s Saturday night again which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun over at Genea-Musings. Tonight’s mission is: 1) List your 16 great-great-grandparents with their birth, death and marriage data (dates and places). [Hint – you might use an Ancestral Name List from your software for this.] 2) Determine the countries (or […]

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It’s Saturday Night and time for some Genealogy Fun courtesy of Randy Seaver over at Genea-Musings. Our mission is to create a “Genea-Bucket List”. Knowing that a “Bucket List” is a wish list of things to do before death: 1) What is on your Genealogy Bucket List? What research locations do you want to visit? […]

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In honour of Canada Day, I am listing all of my ancestors who made the long ocean voyage to settle here. Most of them arrived here well before Confederation and all of them settled in what is today Quebec and Ontario. I haven’t completely researched or documented everyone listed here – some are still more in the realm […]

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My great-great grandmother Henrietta Salter was born to David and Maria (Knight) Salter on April 25, 1846 and baptized at Anglican Christ Church Cathedral in Montreal: Henrietta, daughter of David Salter of Montreal, Tinsmith, and of Maria Knight, his wife, was born on the twenty-fifth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six and […]

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It wasn’t until very recently that I discovered how fascinating the Salter branch of my family tree was. Until about a month ago, the Salters in my family tree started and ended with Henrietta Salter (married to John Fee). But then I found her father and grandfather – David and Richard Salter. This post highlights […]

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Richard Salter was born around 1782. At this point, I am uncertain whether he was born in Canada or in England. In any event, by 1814 he was living in Montreal because on January 16 of that year, Richard Salter and Sarah Bohley were married: On the sixteenth of January, one thousand and eight hundred […]

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