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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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SNGF – A Genealogy Book

It’s Saturday night, which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Genealogical Fun over at Genea-Musings. Our mission tonight is to: 1)  Find the last genealogy book that you have read cover-to-cover or from which you learned something about genealogy.  Write a complete source citation, and transcribe the first paragraph of the Introduction. 2)  Tell us about it in […]

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It’s Saturday night, which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun over at Geneamusings. The mission tonight is: 1)  Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) and figure out how to Count how many surnames you have in your family tree database. […]

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I thought, in honour of St. Patrick’s Day, I would post those lines of my family that hail – directly or indirectly – from Ireland. Christopher Summerville/Somerville (1822-1901) & Elizabeth Humphreys/Humphries (1820-1886) The Summervilles emigrated from around Enniskillin, Northern Ireland to Sharon, Ontario, Canada in 1846. They travelled with three of their children, one of whom […]

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This is my great-great-grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Barker, wife of James St. John. She lived from 1847-1892 in Brock Township, Ontario.

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Photo taken in October 2006 in the St. John Cemetery near Brock Twp., Ontario. In memory of Philip St. John Died Dec. 13, 1874 Aged 83 Y’rs 9 Mo’s Imigrated from Co. Limerick Ireland A.D. 1817 In Memory of Ann, Wife of Philip St. John Died Oct. 5, 1880 AE. 88 Y’rs 2 M’s Native of […]

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