Tuesday, May 1, 2012

New/Improved Canadian Websites and Blogs Week 23

English Research from Canada http://kippeeb.blogspot.ca/ Not a new blog, but Elizabeth Kipp from Ottawa has tons of information which you should look at to see if your family is included in her extensive research.

Meehan My Family http://mymeehanfamily.blogspot.ca/ Started in March of this year, the blog states - "My great grandfather George Thomas Meehan was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1851 and died in Toronto in 1919. He is the son of Patrick Meehan of Donegal Ireland and Elizabeth "Bessie" Magee also of Ireland. Between 1851 and 1861 the family moved from Kingston to Belleville."

Philip Norcross Gross http://norcross.ca/ Read about the Norcross, Gross, Fleming, and Drake families of Germany, England, Scotland, the United States, and Canada.

Morrow Family Tree http://morrowfamilytree.com/ The Morin family from Morin-Heights, Quebec and early records from Mackinac Island, Michigan.

Ohlhausen/Koenig (König) Family History Website www.ohlhausen.ca/index.htm This Germans from Russia website gives the family histories for Ohlhausen, Koenig, Wonnenberg, Jerke, Jans, Bauch, and Gill. All people with the last name of Ohlhausen across Canada today are the descendants of three brothers that immigrated to Canada from Russia in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The Koenig side of the family immigrated to the USA through several ports but mainly Ellis Island, and the descendants today are mainly in Colorado and Idaho, with some in Alberta, Canada. You will also find family trees and pictures of these families as well as Littau, Wonenberg, Quast, and Litke.

Hastings County Cemeteries www.angelfire.com/wa3/greenwoodontario/HastingsCountyCemeteries.html This site contains a listings of the cemeteries and transcripts thereof for Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. It includes the towns of Bancroft, Madoc, and Marmora.

Talpash Family http://www.talpash.com/ Talpash family genealogy and history describes a family tree extending from a Talpasz family in Europe of the 1700s to the 1900s in USA and Canada. Tawpash, Talpas, Talpaz, Towspasz, and Tolpash are variant spellings.

Ancestry Sisters http://www.ancestrysisters.com/ $ Comprehensive genealogy research. Ancestry Sisters is your go-to source for researching your family history. Covering the US, Canada, England, Ireland, and more.

The Métis National Council (MNC) Historical Online Database http://metisnationdatabase.ualberta.ca/MNC The Métis Archival Project (MAP) research team at the Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, has provided the data and digital images for the Métis National Council Historical Online Database. Since 1999, MAP has taken an innovative digital approach to archival records. MAP researchers have specialized experience with databasing, microfilm, microfiche, digital scanning and photography, and image enhancement. Over the past several summers, groups of MAP researchers have traveled to Library and Archives Canada (formerly the National Archives of Canada and before that, the Public Archives of Canada), located in Ottawa, to conduct exhaustive archival searches for relevant scrip and Métis historical materials.

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