Week 7 – Landing

The prompt for 52 Ancestors this week is Landing. I haven’t been able to do much research this past week, so I thought would share a couple of photographs of Maison Saint-Gabriel, now a Cultural Heritage site. In week one I posted about my 8th great-grandmother Françoise Curè and mentioned Maison Saint-Gabriel as the placeContinue reading “Week 7 – Landing”

Week 4 – Curiosity

Curiosity is defined as having a strong desire to know or learn something. Today my curiosity leads me to wonder – Who was Margaret Robinson? Margaret Robinson The only information about Margaret Robinson prior to her death comes from the details held in the Canadian Census documents. The first mention of Margaret Robinson was onContinue reading “Week 4 – Curiosity”

Week 2 – Favourite Find

The prompt for 52 Ancestors this week is Favourite Find. Over the years I have made several interesting discoveries, but this clipping that I found recently, is one of my favourites. As a Canadian Australian living in Australia, researching my Canadian ancestors can sometimes be a challenge, especially the Anglo lines. Recently my hometown newspaperContinue reading “Week 2 – Favourite Find”

Week 1 – Foundations

I recently discovered the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge hosted by Amy Johnson Crow of Generations Connection. Each week of the year a writing prompt is provided to inspire family historians to write and share stories about their ancestors. How you interpret the prompt is up to you. The prompt this week is foundations.Continue reading “Week 1 – Foundations”