Daily Archives: August 23, 2019

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Resources for Educators

  Calling All Teachers Do you have a family history or genealogy component in your lesson plans? Let Ontario Ancestors, Ancestry and Family Tree Maker help you. Ancestry Ancestry offers free access to its amazing databases to teachers in both the United States and in Canada, although the programs are somewhat different. In the United States, the Ancestry K12 program offers access for one year to its American collection, Fold 3 and Newspapers.com sites, with 19 lesson plans written to U.S. […]

Vacationing, A City Directory Success and “Mining” Census Records

This blog post comes to you from a valley of the Maitland River. We are camped near Auburn, Huron County, Ontario. I find it interesting to travel through the areas in which collateral ancestors used to live. As we drove through Brucefield a couple of Plewes families came to mind. When we briefly travelled the Hullett/McKillop Road, a wrong turn corrected, I thought of travelling further east to check cemeteries. A trip to Listowel to buy yarn put us in […]