Monday, May 28, 2012

May Coupons from Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner

Here's two May coupons for you to choose from if you want to purchase a Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner. This is a very cool portable scanner! We use ours on the road (archives, libraries, museums) and at home (on the couch scanning family photos)

May Flora

May 22 – May 31 Use Promotion Code: gc512a

Purchase a Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner and receive a grey Flip-Pal Carry Case FREE! (Please note: this is the neoprene, not deluxe carry case. Both items must be in your shopping cart.)

May Fauna

May 22 – May 31 Use Promotion Code: dcs512a

Purchase a Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner with Digital Creativity Suite 3.0 DVD and get a Flip-Pal mobile scanner Sketch Kit FREE! (Both items must be in your shopping cart.)

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Free Immigration Records Victoria Day Weekend

This Victoria Day Weekend is offering 200 million historical immigration records from around the world for free, until May 21st.

Immigration and travel records tell the story of your ancestors as they made the courageous decision to immigrate, travel or become a citizen of a new country. With 200 million immigration records from Canada, United Kingdom, the U.S. and several other countries from around the world at your disposal, you may uncover the answers you’ve been looking for. Explore passenger lists, naturalization records, border crossings, crew lists, immigration and emigration books, passports and more as you discover your family’s journey to Canada.

The story of your ancestors’ journey to a new country is waiting to be uncovered. Search international immigration records for free, this Victoria Day Weekend only until May 21st.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Friday, May 04, 2012

Featured Funeral Card Gertrude Bogart Broadwood Anderson, 1894 - 1951

This is one of the many Funeral Cards featured on AncestorsAtRest website

Funeral Card Gertrude Bogart Broadwood Anderson, 1894 - 1951, Ontario


PASSED AWAY At Millbrook, Ont., on Monday, April 23rd, 1951

More details on website

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Mass Grave Begins Revealing Soldiers' Secrets

It was one of the bloodiest battles of the Thirty Years' War, but until recently there was no trace of those who died there. Now a mass grave is shedding light on the mysteries of the Battle of Lützen. Were those who fought hungry young men or well-fed veterans? And where did they come from?  Read More

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Ancient graves found near Paulatuk, N.W.T

At least four skeletons have been found in Tuktut Nogait National Park near Paulatuk, N.W.T The graves, dating between 400 and 1,000 years old, are above ground and covered with flat stones.