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The O’Hara Cemetery, Gaspé

Author: Jim Caputo

Photos: Courtesy of Jim Caputo

 Located in the very heart of the city of Gaspé lies an ancient burial ground — the O`Hara Cemetery. 432 more words

Genealogy

The Times, They Are A-Changin'

Family Bibles, photo albums, love letters, birth records, marriage licenses, muster papers, land deeds… Our families’ histories have left a long, long paper trail. Through the decades, I have diligently followed this trail, picking through crumbling parchment and thumbing through old tomes with relish. 251 more words

Ancestry

Like Some People Talk (Roscoe)

Letter transcription:

Lieut. R. S. Yegerlehner USNR
Navy 60
F.P.O. San Fran. Calif.
Aug 5, 1943

Dear Mother,

Again there is no mail – That letter (v-mail) I received on Aug. 237 more words

Yegerlehner

The Loyalist Churches of the Gaspe Peninsula

Following the War of the American Revolution, those who had remained loyal to the British felt compelled to leave the newly independent United States. While most settled in what is now Ontario, Nova Scotia and Quebec’s Eastern Townships, some moved to the Gaspé Peninsula of eastern Quebec. 205 more words

Quebec

A Radio (Roscoe)

©2014 copyright owned and transcribed by Deborah Sweeney
Post originally found: http://genealogylady.net/2014/11/17/a-radio-roscoe/ 244 more words

Yegerlehner

A Relative History

I was never very good at math, and I might be a bit excitable, but my “fiftieth” blog post last week was actually my 49th, derelict I know. 1,216 more words

Genealogy

Fabulous Tip of the Day – Facebook Groups

Katherine R. Willson, a highly acclaimed public speaker and genealogist has put together a comprehensive 120 page free download of genealogy related Facebook groups. The links include groups located all over the world. 164 more words

Genealogy