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‘Terry Fox was Métis’: Fox family joins growing number of Canadians claiming Métis heritage​ | The Globe and Mail

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           Like a growing number of Canadians, the family of Terry Fox has explored and claimed its Métis heritage. Marian Gladue was deeply involved in the lives of her grandchildren, including the most famous one: Terry Fox. She was around for his birth in 1958, and visited him when he was diagnosed with cancer years later. In …

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Digitizing genealogy records and images

Creating and safeguarding a digital library of genealogy records and images.

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             The first consideration when starting to research your genealogy is creating and safeguarding a digital library of genealogy records and images.   I have been a computer user from the day of the old single-use word processors. Therefore, I tend to digitize everything into my own digital library of valuables from family photos, tax …

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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

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7          7Shares  In researching genealogy, translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky, and the same goes for other languages as well, and mistakes can easily be made.   Getting one term, phrase or word wrong can mean taking your research off in the wrong direction based on the interpretation of that word.   While …

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FamilySearch.org is seeking indexers to contribute to their current obituary project.

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           I’ve stated several times in the past that my favorite genealogy source type is and probably always be the ‘will’. This is because the will is the one historical legal document that provides a great deal of detail and insight into the lives, families and circumstances of our ancestors. Now, I will state that my …

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