Column: Preserving Deteriorating Great War Records

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: Preserving Deteriorating Great War Records Snippet: The Great…

Great War Veteran: Arthur Blain Baker

Arthur Blain Baker was born May 2, 1889 (January 15, 1887 according to death certificate) at Liscomb to Elizabeth Rudolph (1847-1926) and William Baker (c.1838-before 1901) of Liscomb, NS. He was raised with nine siblings: Abner, Margaret, Zebah, Alexander, Matilda, William, Caroline, Charles and Henry ‘Kenneth’. Arthur’s parents Elizabeth Rudolph and William Baker were married…

Great War Veteran: Albert Baker

Albert Baker was born December 26, 1893 at Liscomb to Hannah Nauffts (1866-1950) and Albert Baker of Liscomb, NS (c.1860-1934). He was raised with twelve siblings: Deliah F, Emmerson, Violet, Wilfred, Tenna ‘Florence’, Tracey, James D., Florence, Henry E., Orphie, Bruce and Rita. Found in the 1901 Canada Census, Albert is seven years old and…

1921 Census Set for Release in 2013

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: 1921 Census Set for Release in 2013 Snippet:…