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), Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec Genealogical research tips, Société de généalogie de l'Outaouais (SGO), Trip to Ontario & Quebec 2012 | 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

Posted in ARCHIE & MARY MCDONELL's FAMILY, Campbell's Bay Quebec, Genealogical Research Tips, Libraries and Archives Canada, MCDONALD/MACDONALD etc., Montreal, Ottawa (Bytown), Pointe-Claire Quebec, Pontiac County, Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec Genealogical research tips | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 Alexander John McDonell and wife Ellen McPherson - Mary's family, Allumette Island, Chichester, Genealogical Research Tips, Glengarry, Janet McDonell's Family - The Lundie Connection, Lochiel, Pontiac County, Renfrew County and Renfrew City, Ronald & Janet McDonell, Sheen Township and Sheenboro, St. Paul the Hermit RC Cemetery Sheen Pontiac Co. | 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 Albany, Cheney, Eddie L. McDonald & her Collection of Junk, Genealogical Research Tips, Gordon McDonald, GRACE & RONALD MCDONALD, Jean McDonald Davis, Keith B. MacDonald, Miriam McDonald, Oregon, Seattle, Spokane County, Vivian McDonald McKanna, Washington State | 2 Comments