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Penny Allen
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Into (Not in Any Order): #genealogy, #prairie, #canada, #history, #archives, #architecture http://ukcdngenealogy.blogspot.com
Into (Not in Any Order): #genealogy, #prairie, #canada, #history, #archives, #architecture http://ukcdngenealogy.blogspot.com

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A look into the history of St. Albert and the #Metis  people who were the workforce behind the building of this pioneering community. If you have #Scottish   #Ancestry in Canada you may find some surprising connections!

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St. Albert Alberta - Links to the Past
It takes an awful lot of dedication to commit to writing about history on a regular schedule. But for Kevin Ma, a reporter with the St. Albert Gazette, the @Canada150 celebrations is an opportunity to share a unique perspective on Northern Alberta history. ...

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Did your #ancestor  settle on the #Canadian #prairies ? These questionnaires are full of very interesting details of day to day living ca1900s on the prairies, particularly Saskatchewan. A great opportunity to see your ancestor's view on Pioneer Diet, Schools, Churches, Local Government and much more! #genealogy  

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Canadian Prairie Pioneer Questionnaires
The Saskatchewan Archives continue to surprise with unique online resources. This collection gives fabulous insight into day to day living on the prairies in the early days. Pioneer Questionnaires In the early 1950s the archives embarked on a survey of thos...

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MARS, Peter- Port Coquitlam BC and Fraser Cemetery
This scrap of an obituary was found amongst my grandfather's possessions which my uncle rescued from the tip. As it shows in the clipping, the 'Deceased served with the Pioneers, World War I'. It's possible he served with my grandfather or was part of the V...

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A rather long article with links to #Canadian   #Military   #WWI   #WWII  - meant as a well thumbed directory of resources!

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Finding Your Military Ancestors in Canada
© Penny Allen Pegasus - The Parachute Regiment A memorial at Manchester Airport  The optimum place to start searching for  Canadian military records  is on Library and Archives Canada's website. This page contains links particularly for WWI and WWII that ma...

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A post about the BLUMBERG family. Frederick BLUMBERG lived in Vancouver, B.C. 1914 and is connected to the family buried in Kensall Green Cemetery, London, England. Anyone have connections? #genealogy   #familyhistory  

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BLUMBERG family, Vancouver B.C.
Anyone out there in genealogy land with a connection to the BLUMBERG family - especially in Vancouver, B.C.? Last year, in August, I posted an article about the BLUMBERG,  O'BRIEN and PERRY Families  who are interred in the Kensall Green Cemetery in London....

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Twitter Treasures No.3! Have you missed some interesting #genealogy  tweets? #ancestryhour   #genchat  
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