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The Alexander & Ellen Lineage vs. the Angus and Janet Lineage

When I started researching my father’s MacDonald surname, I had quite a bit of material to use to get started.  I had two family trees done by my Great Aunt Nellie, sister to my grandfather Ronald (R.S.).  The charts were … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City and the British Institute…

I am now home again and back from my trip to Salt Lake City.  It is nice to be home for a while and concentrate on the research.  I am behind having been gone all of September 2014 and then … Continue reading

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Genealogical Education: Returning to the British Institute in 2014

Last year in October 2013, I took the Sources for Tracing Pre-mid-Nineteeth Cemetery Ancestors course offered by the British Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, which is sponsored by the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History. http://www.isbgfh.org/ The course … Continue reading

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New York Wanderings: Heading Home…

After my tour of Boldt Castle and the shuttle back to Alexandria Bay and the pier, I headed to my lodging at Bonnie Castle.  They had huge signs for Bonnie Castle but I didn’t see any mention of the office … Continue reading

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