Locating Information on Our Poor Ancestors

Poor Law Union Immigrants To Canada by Lorine McGinnis Schulze I’ve been following Lorine’s blog for several years. She has an extensive resource on all things genealogy. If you’ve never visited her Olive Tree Genealogy site before, you should. Here’s what Lorine writes about poor law unions… Poor law unions were collections or groups of…

Canadiana Launches online Database of Aboriginal Soldiers

April has been a good month for genealogists researching their Canadian ancestors with several new or expanded online databases, and here is another one. The following is the release Canadiana.org issued yesterday. OTTAWA, ON, April 26, 2016 — The World Wars Aboriginal Veterans Portal (WWAVP), the largest and most comprehensive source of data about aboriginal…

Introducing Tangled Roots and Trees blog

Schalene Jennings Dagutis is the author of Tangled Roots and Trees blog. She began blogging in 2013. Genealogists can also follow Dagutis on Twitter and Facebook. Besides a blog, Tangled Roots and Trees also features these sections. 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Schalene accepted a challenge in 2014, where she had “one blog post each week…