The latest issue of Families (the journal of the Ontario Genealogical Society, of which I am the editor) has just been released to the members of the society.
There are the articles in this issue –
Conserving, Preserving, and Restoring Your Heritage by Kim Kinnis. This is an excerpt from a book that was jointly published in 2013 by Dundurn Press and the OGS, that take you through the “saving” process ar home. This book is also reviewed on page 33 of Families.
Mrs. Teepell’s Tale by Anne Rahamut is exactly that – a tale about how a number of houses were exported to make room for the Old City Hall Building in Toronto, that you see on the cover.
The surnames mentioned in the article are BAILEY, BROOMFIELD, CORBOULD, TEEPLE.
This article by Anne Rahamut was the third place winner in the 2011 Keffer Writing Contest.
An article by Brooke Findlay Skelton What Was the Cow Worth? War of 1812 Losses and Claims is on page 10. This article is the latest on the War of 1812, and it takes a looks at the Board of Claims for the War of 1812 Losses “ held at the Library and Archives Canada.
The surnames mentioned in the article are CHISHOLM, COOK, CORWIN, CUDDLE, CUMMINGS, FITZGERALD, LUNDY, LYON, McCLURE, MISENER, SHANNON, SILVERTON.
Willam Poole: Rebel or Relative? by Brian Latham, and he had a brick wall - where was William Poole. Read the article and see how he solved it.
The surnames are ANDERSON, BARCLAY, BEILLY, BOND, CARMAN, CARNEY, CLARKE, CORRIGAN, CUMETT, ELTON, FISHER, GOUR, HARRISON, HAWLY, HILLBORNE, JOHNSON, LAMB,LAWRENCE, MACKENZIE, MARCH, MARSHALL, MATTHEWS, MCPHADDEN, MONTGOMERY, NICKALLS, PORTER, ROBIN(S), ROGERS, RUMMERFELT, SCOTT, SKINNER, SLY, STPLES, VAN NOSTRAM, WTSON, WATTS, WILKE, WIXSON.
Scrathings, Across Cultures: A Memoir of Denial and Discovery is a book by Stephen Heeney. The part that was published in this issue was Chapter 7 of the book Squire and Jane Davis in Onondaga in Brant County, Ontario.
The surnames are DAVIS, BURR, JOHNSON, MARTIN, NORHELEMA.
The surname are BRIEN dit DESROCHERS, FLEURY HAMEL/AMELL, PAQUIN, PROULX/PRUE, TURCOTTE.
If you wish to receive a copy of Families, go to http://www.ogs.on.ca to become a member.