Here are some news items which have come across the desk this week -
Of the 4,024 who answered, 58% said they were not aware of any of their ancestors having been an orphan, and 10% said they were aware of one or more of their grandparents was an orphan, and another 10% said that they were aware of one or more of their great-grandparents was an orphan.
I do not have anyone in my family, either on my maternal or paternal side who was an orphaned.
How about you?
@OGSBarrie2015, and it looks like they are getting a good response.
The website is at https://twitter.com/OGSBarrie2015
This will help support the 153rd edition of their annual summer event in Owen Sound, Ontario. This year's activities take place from July 31 to August 27 and include an artist and artisan show, speakers' forum and musical performances.
Read more about the Emancipation Festival at http://www.emancipation.ca/
The website is http://www.novascotiaancestors.ca/
Check the Canadian Week in Review every Monday morning for the latest in Genealogy, Heritage, and History news in Canada.
If you missed this week’s edition, it is at http://genealogycanada.blogspot.com/2015/05/canadian-week-in-review-04-may-2015.html
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