Category Archives: Genealogical Research Tips

Quebec Notaries – Sigh!

The other part of Quebec genealogical research is consulting the notaries. They are considered members of the legal profession in Quebec. This article was rather helpful in explaining the difference between notaries in Quebec versus a notary public which most of … Continue reading

Posted in Centre Régional D'Archives De L'Outaouais (CRAO), Société de généalogie de l'Outaouais (SGO), Gatineau, Montreal, Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012, Quebec Genealogical research tips | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Land Petitions for Pontiac County: A brief How To!

Quebec genealogy is a challenge and it has taken me a long time to understand it. I would not say I am an expert but somehow I manage to make progress. Genealogical research has improved in Quebec since I started in … Continue reading

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Revisiting: Ronald (Ranald) and Janet McDonell – The Lundie Family Connection!

Today, I am revisiting one of the children of Alexander John McDonell and Rachel McPherson.  This child is Ronald McDonell (Ranald) who married Janet McDonell. According to Neil McGillis who found this blog, Janet, is a member of the Lundie … Continue reading

Posted in Chichester, Pontiac County, Genealogical Research Tips, Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Glengarry, Ronald & Janet McDonell, St. Paul the Hermit RC Cemetery Sheen Pontiac Co., Sheen Township and Sheenboro, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Allumette Island, Lochiel, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, Scotland | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Eddie’s “Collection of Junk!”

My Aunt Eddie, Keith’s sister, had a journal book filled with memorabilia that was titled: A Collection of Junk! In the post dated January 3, 2013, Ronald’s Story Continues! Revisiting Grand Prairie, Alberta and mention of Albany, Oregon, I shared … Continue reading

Posted in GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD, Keith B. MacDonald, Gordon McDonald, Miriam McDonald, Vivian McDonald McKanna, Jean McDonald Davis, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Washington State, Seattle, Genealogical Research Tips, Cheney, Spokane County, Oregon, Albany | 2 Comments