Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving 2022! Enjoy time with your family and friends, sharing memories and making new ones! Enjoy the day!
The Archives of Ontario is using a new tool called Archives and Information Management System (AIMS) to allow users to research their collection. Let’s look.
This month there was an opportunity to attend a zoom course on Canadian Land Records. Even though I’ve delved into these records in the past, I am a firm believer in revisiting sources. New resources and your own personal growth may lead you to new discoveries. One of our assignments was to verify our land location and history. This led me back to sites I’d used in the past. Let’s look.
We have all used census records to pinpoint our families’ location during a certain time. They are useful whether your ancestor is a city dweller or a farmer. If we find our farm families in census records, we are likely to find the clues needed to search for land records. One of the other census features that I find useful whether you are researching in Canada or the United States is the Agricultural Census Schedules. Let’s look.
With a lifelong passion for genealogy and history, the author enjoys the opportunity to share genealogy tidbits, inspiring others to research and write their family story.