Roots to the Past on Patreon

Life is always changing, faster now it seems since technology is setting the pace. At one time, Roots to the Past appeared in 13 newspapers across Atlantic Canada. In its hay days, it appeared in – to name a few – The Western Star (Corner Brook, NL), Journal-Pioneer (Summerside, PEI), The Daily News (Halifax, NS)…

Column: Finding an Ancestor’s Occupation

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Finding an Ancestor’s Occupation Snippet: My children are entering the work world as they take on part time jobs in high school and college. The jobs they…

Column: The Song of the Family Tree

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: Column: The Song of the Family Tree Snippet: My children and I attended a large music event a few weeks ago. We had such a great…

Column: Family History Knowledge Creates Stronger Families

Between today and Saturday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Tuesday: The Kings County Record (Sussex) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin Thursday: The Western Star (Corner Brook) Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Title: Family History Knowledge Creates Stronger Families Snippet: My…

Celebrating Family History in Lunenburg

Celebrating Family History Conference South Shore Genealogical Society June 1st and 2nd, 2012 To Register, call: 640-2471, or email: SSGSCONFERENCE@GMAIL.COM Registration fee: $20 (Bring your lunch or purchase a brown bag lunch for $7) Sessions on Friday afternoon: June 1: 1:30pm to 4:00 pm …“Lessons Learned from Inter-generational Sleuths”- Nancy Wilson, Project Coordinator , SSGS…

Naturalization Records

A new and updated resource is available to aid genealogists researching individuals who applied for and received status as naturalized Canadians from 1915 to 1951. The Canadian Naturalization 1915-1951 database () is located on the Library and Archives Canada website. The Naturalization Act of 1914 saw the creation of lists detailing those who were naturalized.…