New book on January 1, 2016 announced here at 9:00 am eastern. No blog till then. It’s a big one.
For the conquest families of North Eastern Mexico. 18 more words
BIFHSGO’s 22nd Annual Family History Conference is tentatively scheduled for September 9 – 11, 2016, to be held at Ben Franklin Place in Ottawa. Possible alternate dates of September 30 – October 2 will be confirmed by January 4, 2016. 49 more words
There are two framed oval photographs hanging in my bedroom. Each contains the image of a lady, well dressed, big hair and rather unhappy looking, framed in ornamented Victorian gold and plaster, and coloured. 677 more words
Among the first European settlers who came to Quebec in the 1600s were some 300 Protestants, most of them fleeing religious persecution in France. If they hoped to find religious freedom on this side of the Atlantic, they were disappointed: the Catholic Church controlled all religious matters in New France and Protestants could not even baptize their children or buy land. 114 more words