Monday, October 31, 2011

New/Improved Canadian Websites and Blogs Week 9

Here are some of the websites, and blogs that I have come across the week ending October 31,2011

The Recents www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~abwcobit/index.htm?cj=1&sid=rootsweb-redirect-us&o_xid=0002921548&o_lid=0002921548 An index of Alberta obituaries, and other articles from Alberta and BC newspapers.

Canada Obituary Collection www.ancestry.com/search/obit/?ca&dbid=8961 This database is on Ancestry.com and it's a compilation of obituaries published in Canadian newspapers, collected from various online sources.

Obituaries 101 www.big101.com/canadian_obituaries_news_canada_death_notices.htm The daily obituaries in Canadian newspapers across the country

Obituaries: CANADA-OBITS Mailing List http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/other/Obituaries/CANADA-OBITS.html A mailing list for individuals and volunteers to submit or request obituary information for Canada.

Where every little obit helps (formerly known as Jan's Research & Obituary Collection) www.ontarioobits.com The website is able to help genealogists gain access to obituaries, to connect researchers with others, and to help those without access to microfilms.

Thunder Bay District 20th Century Obituary Indexing Project- AKA The Directory of the Dearly Departed http://my.tbaytel.net/pafwinfo/obituaries.htm This volunteer project began in April 2007. The objective is to index the death notices, obituaries and estate notices (notice to creditors) from the Fort William, Port Arthur and Thunder Bay newspapers for the time period 1900 - 1999.

Free Obituaries On-Line www3.sympatico.ca/bkinnon/obit_links.htm All the links below lead to obituaries, death or funeral notices,

GenealogyBuff: Canadian Obituaries Forum www.genealogybuff.com/canada-bbs Obituaries from each of the provinces

Canadian Health Obituaries Index File http://osler.library.mcgill.ca/cfstand This database lists obituaries or death notices of Canadian medical personal that appeared in various medical journals listed below between 1844 and 2000.

Online Death Indexes & Records for Canada: A Genealogy Records Guide www.deathindexes.com/canada.html An index and records in all of the provinces in Canada.

A special "Canadian Military" websites and blogs will be listed here on Monday, November 7th!

1 comment:

Celia said...

Thank you Elizabeth - these are all very helpful links, and I hope to be able to search them soon for a few missing ancestors!