Category Archives: United States

MyHeritage offers free access to US military collection this weekend

From John D. Reid’s blog, Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections, I learned that MyHeritage will offer free access to “millions of US military records” from May 23 – 26 for the American Memorial Day weekend. The link is already live, but access will … Continue reading

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Last of the Minnesota voyageurs

Since I started this blog, I have learned a lot about French Canadian history, the vast size of New France, and the passion of French Canadian descendants in the United States about their heritage. I am particularly impressed at the number … Continue reading

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Webinar — Using Canadian records to find US midwestern ancestors

On Tuesday, April 8, at 8:00 p.m. Central time (9:00 p.m. Eastern time), Canadian genealogist Kathryn Lake Hogan will present Using Canadian Records to Find Your Midwestern Ancestor in a webinar. This is part of the Illinois State Genealogical Society’s … Continue reading

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Vermont French-Canadian GS reaches milestone

Congratulations to the Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society for reaching its 1,000th member since it was founded in 1996. Read the full article in the Northfield News. I first saw this story on Elizabeth Lapointe’s GenealogyCanada blog.

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