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Marylene Goulet
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Canadian expat, librarian, infopro, aspiring archivist, geek genealogist, gamer extraordinaire and web junkie. Just that.
Canadian expat, librarian, infopro, aspiring archivist, geek genealogist, gamer extraordinaire and web junkie. Just that.

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#genealogy #mapping

It’s not the first time I have envisionned mapping my genealogy data in order to get a clearer picture of my ancestors’ lives. Like many of my fellow geek genealogists, my first try was by using Google maps (you can read all about it here). It was…

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Digital Curation and Genealogy

It’s been almost a month since my last post and I still haven’t found the time to continue my writing as I’m working full-mode in digital consultancy. I have plenty of stories left to tell but until I find the time to write them (probably around Christmas…

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Paul Emery Genereux charged with manslaughter in 1923 #genealogy #familyhistory

There seems to be an endless supply of skeletons in the Genereux family I have been researching in Massachusetts. After Alfred Genereux and his stealing habit, his oldest son Paul Emery Genereux had his share of misdemeanor. Paul Emery was born on the 2nd…

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Alfred Genereux: from crime in Boston to fame in Lynn #genealogy #newspapers #archives

Alfred Genereux: a 13-year old burglar I love old newspapers, I mean I really do, especially being so far away from my country I really appreciate the fact that I can research my family history (or just history in general) from the comfort of my own home…

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Another wonderful library collection found on Europeana #PublicDomainMonth

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Aime Belanger AKA "Jack Acer" : A naturalization mystery #genealogy

I learn a lot about my genealogy research every day, especially that I can be prone to overconfidence. I said in my last post, that finding french-canadian cousins in the USA was an easy task for me: this one got the best of me after 48 hours of research.…

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US Immigration forms in the 1920's #genealogy #oddities #records

After all the research I’ve completed on my ancestors who went to the USA during the 1850’s, I decided to go back to my close ancestors on dad’s side in the Levis region, south of Quebec city. Now, in my family tree, there are a lot of Belanger surnames,…

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Digitizing a movement | 18th & 19th-century anti-slavery petitions in Massachusetts Archives #genealogy #history

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Can you trust a death index record in your research? #genealogy #brickwall
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