Friday, October 24, 2014

Color-coded Filing System


Introducing Color-coded

Genealogy Research Filing System

 


 

There are thirteen easy-to-follow steps for setting up the color-coded research filing system. The system is time-tested and proven to be the organization resource that will grow with you as you expand your research.  There are 5 articles in the series.

 

Color-coded Genealogy Research Filing System


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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Canadian WWI Records

Message from Library And Archives Canada

The digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Forces (CEF) files is underway and a substantial number will be available on our website by the end of the summer as part of the Government of Canada First World War commemoration initiative. Additional files will be available in the fall and winter months as the CEF digitization initiative is a priority for us.

Have you checked lately, lots are being uploaded!!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 2.


We are now taking pre-publication orders for Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 2.  Attached are two pdf files – one is a brochure on the book and the other is a pre-publication order form. 

 
Pre-Publication Order Form:
DEADLINE: November 15, 2014


PLEASE PRINT
NAME ________________________________________________ PHONE # ______________________
ADDRESS _______________________________________________________________________________
CITY / TOWN ___________________________________ PROVINCE / STATE ________________________
POSTAL / ZIP CODE ________________ EMAIL ADDRESS __________________________________
I would like to order _______ copy(ies) of

Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 2
@


$45.00 per book (Pre-Publication Price) _____________
I would like to order _______ copy(ies) of

Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 1
@


$45.00 per book (limited number available) _____________
I would like to order _______ set(s) of

Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 1 & 2
@


$80.00 per set) _____________
Add $12.00 Shipping for the first book ordered _____________
Add $ 4.00 Shipping (For each additional book ordered)* _____________
*

For shipping outside of Canada, contact
SGS at saskgenealogy@sasktel.net or phone (306) 780-9207.



Total amount of order: $ _____________
NOTE: Payment must accompany pre-publication orders in order to ensure the pre-publication price.
If paying by credit card: Visa / Mastercard #: _________ _________ _________ _________
Expiration Date: __________ __________
Signature: _____________________________________________



_____ Visa
_____ Mastercard


 
 

 

Lisa Warren, Executive Assistant
Saskatchewan Genealogical Society

Street & Parcel Address:  110 - 1514  11th Avenue , Regina   SK   S4P 0H2
Mailing Address:  PO Box 1894, Regina   SK   S4P 3E1
Phone:  (306) 780-9207            Fax:  (306) 780-3615
Web Site: 
http://www.saskgenealogy.com

The SGS is a registered Canadian charity and welcomes your volunteer and financial support.  We welcome donations of resource material and funds to support our genealogical library and research room, web site, projects and publications
.

 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Deceased Online


1st phase of Nottingham City records now available on Deceased Online
  • Over 400,000 unique burial and cremation records for Nottingham City Council are now available on www.deceasedonline.com.
  • This is the first phase of this new collection with a second phase due on the website within the next few months. See full details here.
  • The new collection comprises:
    • digital scans of original burial and cremation registers
    • details of all grave occupants in each cemetery
    • maps indicating the section in each cemetery for all graves
    • maps indicating ashes scattering locations in the crematorium
  • Nottingham is one of England's largest cities, strongly linked with textiles during the industrial revolution of the 18th and 19th century. Later commerce and industry featured such famous names as Boots the Chemist and The Raleigh Bicycle Company.
NottinghamScan
Pictured left: many of the Nottingham registers in the first phase, such as this from 1903 for Bulwell are of excellent quality with a wide range of fields providing useful information.
Coming soon.....records for a county in South Wales and another Midlands City

Monday, October 20, 2014

Genealogical Society of Quebec



hello,
All genealogists are invited to the Christmas dinner of the Genealogical Society of Quebec to be held next Saturday, December 6 at Le Cercle, which is located on the 4th floor of Desjardins building at the University Laval.
Tickets are on sale at the reception of the Genealogical Society of Quebec for $ 25.
Guest Speaker: Gilles B├ędard "Travellers in the time of the fur trade"
Special Event: Launch of the DVD "The 40 years of the magazine The Ancestor" (promotional sale)
Guy Parent
president
Genealogical Society of Quebec

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Volunteers Needed

We have the following openings for Volunteers






Library Cataloguing (to new Library system)




Opportunity located at SGS Library and Research Room, Regina, SK


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


one – two hour sessions (or longer if volunteer wishes)


transfer information from old catalogue to new




Computer Corner




contributor to the SGS Bulletin “Computer Corner”


provide information on new websites of interest to genealogists






provide information on new technology of interest to genealogists


answer simple technical queries


test and recommend site and software


other information as deemed useful to genealogist




SRI Indexing and Proofing




Index SGS resources as determined by the SRI Co-ordinator


work from home


data entry, proofing and correcting




Obituary Database Entry




work from home and minimal training required


extract information from obituary images provided by SGS




Indexing United Church Records pre-1926




Location: Saskatchewan Archives, Saskatoon, SK


One – two hour sessions (or longer if volunteer wishes)


Contact: Bev Gutenberg, Saskatoon;




beverleygutenberg@sasktel.net









For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please

contact Lisa Warren at


saskgenealogy@sasktel.net or call 306-780-9207

Friday, October 17, 2014

Genealogy by Barry


 
 
Genealogy by Barry Newsletter
 
6 October 2014
 
TWO ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE
...78 articles to choose from
 
 
 
 
During the last 90 days on the blog Genealogy by Barry, I have begun a 12 month study entitled "Topics Genealogists Value Most and Why."  The project will carefully look at the topics that genealogists consult in learning and completing various projects associated with genealogy and family history.  In the coming months, I will regularly share the insights learned and how you can use the information to advance your research skills and success.
 
The article will include 25 links to a sampling of the topics/articles genealogists review and learn about most often.
 
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Have you ever wondered which libraries, archives and historical/genealogical society could help in your genealogical research? 
 
This article includes links to 54 resource rich state focused articles that highlight the libraries, archives, and societies where you will be able to find genealogical resources in the United States.
 
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Kindest regards,
 
 
Barry J. Ewell
 
 
P.S.  Genealogy by Barry includes over genealogy/family history articles, slideshows, videos, webinars, and more.
 
Also rediscover the smells and tastes of your ancestors’ kitchen. Barry’s Forgotten Recipes is about sharing cookbooks and recipes of our ancestors.
 
 
 
Genealogy by Barry Newsletter provides insights to help you gather, organize, and preserve information about your ancestors and share what you find with others.
 
Available Resources
 
 
 
4.9 Stars on Amazon
 
 
iPad and Kindle eBook ($7.99)
Print ($14.95)
PDF eBook ($7.99)
 
 
 
 
 
This is the 42nd edition of the email newsletter. If you have received this newsletter, it is because you attended one of Barry's presentations and requested free materials, requested free offers from Barry, registered for MyGenShare and/or requested the newsletter. If you would like to no longer receive the newsletter, please unsubscribe at the bottom of the page.
 
 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Genealogical Society of Quebec



hello,
We remind you that it is still time to register for the symposium "Marital status, then and now" of November 22, 2014
(see the link below
http://www.sgq.qc.ca/).

Guy Parent
president
Genealogical Society of Quebec

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor



Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor 
                                      
    The War of 1812, often called America’s Second Revolution, left behind a valuable set of records that have proven valuable for genealogical research. Many of these records can help solve the “pre-1850 census” issues when only the head of household was named in the US federal census.
 
                                       http://www.familytreewebinars.com/upcoming-webinars.php

Monday, October 13, 2014

Open House at Moosomin, Sask. Library



SGS Pipestone Branch

Open House at Moosomin, Sask. Library

701 Main St

Moosomin, Sask.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Everyone welcome

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Volunteers Needed

We have the following openings for Volunteers
 


 
Library Cataloguing (to new Library system)




Opportunity located at SGS Library and Research Room, Regina, SK


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


one – two hour sessions (or longer if volunteer wishes)


transfer information from old catalogue to new



Computer Corner




contributor to the SGS Bulletin “Computer Corner”


provide information on new websites of interest to genealogists





provide information on new technology of interest to genealogists


answer simple technical queries


test and recommend site and software


other information as deemed useful to genealogist



SRI Indexing and Proofing




Index SGS resources as determined by the SRI Co-ordinator


work from home


data entry, proofing and correcting



Obituary Database Entry




work from home and minimal training required


extract information from obituary images provided by SGS



Indexing United Church Records pre-1926




Location: Saskatchewan Archives, Saskatoon, SK


One – two hour sessions (or longer if volunteer wishes)


Contact: Bev Gutenberg, Saskatoon;



beverleygutenberg@sasktel.net








For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please

contact Lisa Warren at


saskgenealogy@sasktel.net or call 306-780-9207