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Using Agendas as Research Tools

If you’re like me and do research at libraries or online, you know how easy it is to get off track. I looked at various ways to focus my research activity. I took an online course on time management and

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Marie Therese AUBRY

Marie Thérèse AUBRY was my fifth great grandmother. She was born 30 November 1712 in Ile de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, New France, as Canada was once known. She died 14 March 1747 in St. Laurent, Quebec, New France, (or maybe

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François Aubry

In doing family history research, there are a variety of ways to go about it. they all start the same way. You ask yourself some questions. I’m going to demonstrate that with my sixth great grandfather, François Aubry. The first

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Research Journals

If you are working on a long-term project and need to do research on it, it’s a good idea to have a research journal. That’s a journal where you record where you searched, what you looked for, and what you

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Profile of Susana Hubert dit Lacroix

Susana HUBERT dit LACROIX was my sixth great grandmother. She was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 9 August 1709. She was the daughter of Louis HUBERT dit LACROIX and Magdelene TR0TIER. She married Pierre REAUME on 20 January 1737

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Marie Joseph BUTEAU

My fifth great grandmother was born on 24 June 1744. Her name was Marie Joseph BUTEAU. I am stunned to realize how little I know about her. I know her birth date, but I have no idea where she was

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Profile of Joseph DENEAU

Joseph Deneau was my fourth great grandfather. He lived in eighteenth century Canada. He was born 13 April 1733 in La Prairie, Quebec, New France, as Canada was known at the time. He was the son of François Xavier DENEAUand

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Axel Mauritz HENDRICKSON

Today’s blog is the profile of my grandfather, Axel Maurice HENDRICKSON. He was born 9 March 1895 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Swedish immigrants, Carl Mauritz HENDRICKSON and Amy Augusta PETERSON. The family were in Vermont for the 1900 US

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Louisa Mary LEMAY

Louisa Mary LEMAY was my great grandmother. I never met her. The only one of my siblings who did, and would remember her, would be Carl and I don’t know how much he’d remember. She died when he was six.

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A Word About Names

Names are important. They identify us and lets others find us in public records. That’s the heart of genealogy, or family history. Searching records, looking for your ancestors simply work better when you know the name. You would search for

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