On Genealogy: The Loyalist, The Spy and The American Revolution

I took a bit of a break from my close relatives because I found another interesting leaf hint and decided to follow it.  I saw this one before, but, I felt I would have to do a lot of research so I passed.  Then I came across something else on the same person and decided … Continue reading On Genealogy: The Loyalist, The Spy and The American Revolution

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On Genealogy: My 2x Grand-Parents – Louis Allard & Eva Beaulieu

This line continues down my maternal grand-mother side.  This is the story of my great great gramma and grampa on my grandma's dad's side. This is the story of Louis Napoléon Allard and Eva Beaulieu. Louis' Birth Louis Napoléon Allard was born on/about November 24, 1874, in Curran, Ontario to Marie Louise Gariepy, age 20, and … Continue reading On Genealogy: My 2x Grand-Parents – Louis Allard & Eva Beaulieu

On Genealogy: My Maternal Great Grand-Parents: Palma Duchesne & Laurette Allard

I've been trying to determine where next to follow my ancestry line to and which line to write about.   Instead of writing about some distant relative, I thought I'd start writing with those a bit closer to me and write backward.  I am going to start with my great grand parents on my mom's … Continue reading On Genealogy: My Maternal Great Grand-Parents: Palma Duchesne & Laurette Allard

On Genealogy: Filles du roi – Descendants of Jeanne-Claude Boisandré

Most Canadians are familiar with the King's Daugther's/Filles du roi.  The Filles du roi, were some 770 women who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the financial sponsorship of King Louis XIV of France. Most were single French women, many were orphans. Their transportation to Canada and settlement … Continue reading On Genealogy: Filles du roi – Descendants of Jeanne-Claude Boisandré

On Genealogy: Jack Tripper is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

Rev. Obadiah Holmes definitely has some Famous Kin.  I've covered Abe Lincoln & Amelia Earhart and now I'm covering my connection to comedic legend,  John Ritter. Another descendant of Rev. Holmes, is Willis Carrier - the inventor of air conditioning (I really love this guy on hot, sticky, humid days!) - Carrier is his 8th great … Continue reading On Genealogy: Jack Tripper is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationship of women and the creations of science. Although women have not taken full advantage of its use and benefits, air travel is as available to them as to men ~ Amelia Earhart My lineage just gets better and better!  To date I have discovered a relation … Continue reading On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!

Ok, I'm all over the place with this ancestry stuff.  I just moved, am sick in bed but can't stop researching.  Each line steers me to something new and exciting - I'm honestly just just jumping around when I find a new cool hint - I follow it and away I go - on a … Continue reading On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!