Monday, September 3, 2012

GenWeb Monday Sept 3 2012

I came across these website, and newspaper articles over the past week, and I thought you might like to know about them too -

Canadian Vietnam Veterans Information Website There is a Memorial Wall, News and Events page, and other Veterans organizations in Canada.

The Art of Genealogy Karin Hadden is a family historian and genealogy student at St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. She has researched such areas as New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Canada, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Some items that made the newspapers this past week in Canada were -

Casey family returns to Ireland This story in The Chronicle Online and recounts that the Casey family has been reunited with their Irish counterparts by visiting their relative in Ireland this summer. (Accessed 31 August 2012)

Rob Ford's ancestor landed in Canada for being 'unruly' Read the story written by Don Peat, City Hall Bureau Chief of the Canadian online publication The Canoe.  He has done a story on's finding in their records that Rob Ford’s grandfather was sent to Canada as a child for being ‘unruly’. Looks like his grandfather was a Hone Child. (accessed 31 August 2012)

Fitz-Geralds visit their roots Read how three descendants of Dr. Conrad Fitz-Gerald were in the St. Jacques, Newfoundland area during the 2012 Come Home Year to research their family history in the The Coaster newspaper. (accessed 31 August 2012)