Friday, August 07, 2015

Four Skeletons Identified as Original Jamestown Settlers

The bodies of four original settlers of Jamestown Colony have been identified! They are minister Robert Hunt, Sir Ferdinando Wainman, Captain Gabriel Archer and Captain William West.

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Use A Relationship Calculator to Help with DNA Matches

A Relationship Calculator Helps with DNA Matches
If you are like me, whenever you get a DNA match that says the match is possibly a 3rd or 4th cousin, you can't remember or are not sure how to figure out where your common ancestor might be in your ancestry - a grandparent, a great-grandparent....??  In other words, how do you narrow the list of suspects candidates? 

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Favourite Canadian Genealogy Site?

Now's your chance to nominate your favourite site for Canadian genealogy.  Nominations are open until August 3rd so don't delay.

I'm happy to see Olive Tree Genealogy website on the list of pre-nominated sites! Check the list and see if there are some missing that you think need to be considered.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

The Coffin Plates Of Jonathan Abrams And Mary Abrams

Jonathan Abrams 
Died April 28th 1918
Aged 64

Mary Matilda Abrams 
Died April 27. 1924
Aged 66 years 10 mons

This group of Coffin Plates is for a husband and wife. I am told Jonathan Abrams was from Ontario Canada.

Submitted by Brad Abrams

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