Thursday, August 29, 2013

Is your ancestor on this list?

As you probably know, Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday in 2017.

And the OGS has a new Heritage Society Certificate on the Father of Confederation.

The certificate is open to anyone who can prove descent from one of these 36 officially-named Fathers of Confederation -

Sir Adams George Archibald

George Brown

Sir Alexander Campbell

Sir Frederick Carter

Sir George-Etienne Cartier

Sir Edward Barron Chandler

Sir Jean-Charles Chapais

Sir James Cockburn

George Coles

Robert B. Dickey

Charles Fisher

Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt

Col John Hamilton Gray

Sir John Hamilton Gray

Sir Thomas Heath Haviland

William Alexander Henry

Sir William Pearce Howland

John Mercer Johnson

Sir Hector-Louis Langevin

Andrew Archibald Macdonald

Sir John A. Macdonald

Jonathan McCully

William Alexander McDougall

Thomas D’Arcy McGee

Peter Mitchell

Sir Oliver Mowat

Edward Palmer

William Henry Pope

John William Ritchie

Sir Ambrose Shea

William H. Steeves

Sir Etienne-Paschal Tache

Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley

Sir Charles Tupper

Edward Whelan

Robert Duncan Wilmot

Go to for more information on this society and an application form.

1 comment:

Skocan said...

Darn, missed it by THAT much!
Won't take nephews will they?