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New Magazines and Genealogy Handbooks

Just in time for the Easter weekend, we have a several new magazine issues and genealogy handbooks for you to borrow...

The magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.

Revue Historique, Hiver 2014, Vol. 24, No. 2

* "L' oeuvre des soeurs de la Présentation de Marie: Province de Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)" par Florent Bildoeau, pgs 6-13.

* "Soeur Éva Lapierre et l' oeuvre de l' hôpital Sait-Joseph de Gravelbourg" par Laurier Gareau, pgs 14-19.

* "Onésime Dorval" par Laurier Gareau, pgs 20-25.

SGS Bulletin, April 2014, Vol. 45, No. 1

* "Somewhere in Saskatchewan..." by Beverley Gutenberg, pgs. 18-22. Note: Article examines St. Patrick's Catholic Orphanage in Prince Albert and The Orange Home in Indian Head.

* "Kingston University Media Alert: Bringing Red Cross World War 1 Archives to Live," pgs 46-47.

The books can be borrowed for 3 weeks.

Powell, Kimberly. Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History, and Create Your Family Tree. 3rd edition. Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2014.

Summary: Thanks to the overwhelming number of genealogical records available online today, it's never been easier to trace your family history and find your roots. But where do you begin? With all that information, it can be impossible to know where to start!...[G]enealogy expert Kimberly Powell guides you through the process of finding your ancestors, helping you: Effectively search various websites; Decipher census data and other online records; Choose the best way to share data with family members; and Connect with other genealogists through social media. Packed with tips on using free databases, new websites, and a growing number of genealogy apps, [the book] has everything you need to scour the Internet and find your ancestors, going back generations!

Quillen, W. Daniel. Mastering Online Genealogy. 3rd Edition. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Press, 2011.

Summary: This revised third edition covers the use of computers and the Internet to successfully do your own genealogical research. It teaches readers about the Internet as an effective genealogical research tool, explains what genealogy databases are, where they are, and how to use them, details pitfalls to watch out for, tells the value of message boards and blogs, and much more.


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New Magazines Issues for April 2014

Families, May 2014, Vol. 53, No. 2

* "Recent Developments in Canadian Law Affecting Genealogists" by Margaret Ann Wilkinson, pgs. 3-15.

* "Brenda Dougall Merriman: A Special Tribute," pgs 16-20.

* "Searching for the Garden of Eden" by Robb Gorr, pgs 26-30.

Note: Issue contains the May issue of "Newsleaf", supplement to the magazine.

Internet Genealogy, April/May 2014, Vol. 9, No. 1

* "German Genealogy Websites You Won't Want to Miss" by Leslie Albrecht Huber, pgs 7-10.

* "Locating Records of British Seamen" by Ed Storey, pgs 22-26.

* "Finding Online Biographical Resources" by Carol Richey, pgs 36-39.

Generations, March 2014, Vol. 39, No. 1

* "Tummon Tales" by Kelly Southworth, pgs 14-17.

* "Lord Elphinstone is, ..., a Voice of Authority" by Muriel Rzepa Koscielny, pgs 17-18.

NGS Magazine, January-March 2014, Vol. 39, No. 4

* "Using Y-DNA for Genealogy" by Debbie Parker Wayne, pgs 20-24.

* "Finding a 'Missing' Passenger List" by Sharon B. Hodges, pgs 38-39.

* "Evernote for Genealogists" by Jordan Jones, pgs 58-59. Note: Evernote is a free organization and software tool that often makes the list for most useful online tools for genealogists.

Worth, Spring 2014, Volume 26, No. 1

* "Sukanen: Fictional Village, Real Community" by Hilary Grant, pgs 4-6.

* "Words of Wisdom from a Heritage Conservation Veteran, Part II" by Joe Ralko, pgs 8-10. Note: the veteran is Frank Korvemaker, affectionately known among some heritage professionals as "Brick Man"

* "Western Development Museum turns 65" by Joan Champ and Leslee Newman, pgs 11-13.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Genealogy Magazines for March

Family Chronicle, March/April 2014, Vol. 18, No. 4

* "'Dial G for Genealogy'" by David A. Norris, pgs. 13-17. Note: article explores how to use telephone numbers and city directories to fill in your family history gaps

* "Case Studies and Why You Should Read Them" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 21-24.

* "Canadians Exploring Their Jewish Roots" by Debra L. Doppelt Karplus, pgs. 41-44.

Relatively Speaking, February 2014, Vol. 42, No. 1

* "Ranch Romance" by Marilyn Lappi, pgs. 11-13.

* "Ghost Signs; Wall Dogs?" by Denish (Juchli) Daubert & Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 21-25.

* "Emily Gertrude Thomson--Artist" by Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 28-31.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines: Alberta History and National Genealogical Society Quarterly

Alberta History, Winter 2014, Vol. 62, No. 1

* "'Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' The Observations of W.M. Davidson" by Jim Bradley, pgs. 2-8.

* "The Harvest Excursion" by George H. Gooderham, pgs. 9-10.

* "Reminiscences of an English Boy in Canada, Part One" by Arthur William Turner, pgs. 11-22.

* "Art Frankish: a Model Farmer" by George W. Robertson, pgs. 23-24.

* "The Leavings" by Jean A. Hoare, pgs. 25-26.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 101, No. 4, December 2013

* "Did Martha Barnes of Glossop, Derbyshire, Marry Her Cousin?" by Allen R. Peterson, CG, pgs. 267-272.

* "Ancestors of Henry Tatum of Alamama, Georgia, and Louisiana: Migration and Mistaken Identity" by Pamela Strother Downs, J.D., pgs. 273-290.

* "Sippenbücher as Guides to Record Searches in Eighteenth-Century Germanic Towns" by James M. Baker, Ph.D., CG, pgs. 291-300.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines for February 2014

Families, February 2014, Vol. 53, No. 1

* "Restoration of a Pioneer Gravesite in Huron County" by Doug Miller, pgs. 6-8.

* "Irish Palatines; in Ontario Tour--A Brief Round-Up" by Carolyn Heald, pgs. 15-17.

* "Zeb Croteau: 'The Trapper from Pouce Coupe' (1877-1933)" by Lynne Duigou, pgs. 22-25.

Note: Issue also contains the February 2014 edition of the "Newsleaf", the supplemental newsletter for the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Family Chronicle, January/February 2014, Vol. 18, No. 3

* "Locating German Parish Records" by Leslie Albrech Huber, pgs. 7-10.

* "Kook, 'Krook' or Klansman?" by George Matheson, pgs. 31-33.

* "Gifts from the Grave" by Dawn Meyers Dixon, pgs. 40-43. Note: article explores Dixon's grandmother's journey from the Ukraine to the United States.

Internet Genealogy, February/March 2014, Vol. 8, No. 6

* "Connecting Through Social Media" by Christine Woodcock, pgs. 7-10.

* "Is One Death Record Enough?" by Mary Kircher Roddy, pgs. 31-34.

* "Do You Have Ancestors from the Black Country?" by Karen Evans, pgs. 35-38. Note: Black Country refers four main areas of the English West Midlands

* "Digital Maps of the 'The Great War'" by David A. Norris, pgs. 42-43. Note: looks at WWI maps available from the North Carolina Digital Collections


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazine Issues for December/January - Part 2

Blue Jay, September 2013, Vol. 71, No. 3

* "Notes on Biology and Ecology of the Prairie Crocus (Anemone Patens L.) and Its Current Status in Saskatchewan" by Vladimir V. Kricsfalusy and Yakiv P. Ponomarenko, pgs. 135-148.

* Snowy Owl--Gyrfalcon Scrap, White Butte, SK" by Anne Brigham, pgs. 149-152.

* "An Iconic Insect of Eastern North America, The Firefly is Lighting Up the Prairie Sky" by Jeff Boone, pgs. 153-155.

Generations, September 2013, Vol. 38, No. 3

* "Are These Your Ancestors?" by Kathy Stokes, pgs. 11-13.

* "Lord Elphinstone is, ..., As If a Ghost From the Past" by Muriel Rzepa Koscielny, pgs. 20-22.

* "Remote Research--Using the Internet Archive" by Elizabeth Campbell, pgs. 24-26.

Prairie Forum, Fall 2013, Vol. 38

* "The Prairie Lesislative Buildings" by Diana L. Bodnar, pgs. 73-86.

* "The (Royal) North-West Mounted Police and Prostitution on the Canadian Prairies" by S. W. Horrall, pgs. 107-131.

* "The Quest for Pasquatinow: An Aboriginal Gathering Centre in the Saskatchewan River Valley" by David Meyer et al., pgs. 183-205.

* "Pacifism and the Saskatchewan CCF at the Outbreak of World War II" by Donald C. Kerr and Stan D. Hanson, pgs. 255-273.

* "Aspiring to Greatness With the Help of God: The Chinese Collection of Norman Mackenzie of Regina, Saskatchewan" by Gail Chin, pgs. 355-356.

Relatively Speaking, November 2013, Vol. 41, No. 4

* "The Great War: Swiss Border Patrol" by Denise (Juchli) Daubert, pgs. 137-140.

* "Trench Art; Beauty from Death" by Dwayne Kostura, pgs. 141-145.

* "Prairie Memories of an RCAF Officer's Wife" by Lesley (Dalrymple) O'Neil, pgs. 158-162.

Saskatchewan History, Fall/Winter 2013, Vol. 65, No. 2

* "A Visit from Christmas Past" by editor and SAB staff, pgs. 6-11.

* "Fred Sasakamoose: Free to Choose" by Arnold Isbister, pgs. 12-15.

* "The Socialist Imprint on Saskatchewan Politics" by Nelson Wiseman, pgs. 26-33 and 43-44.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines Issues for December - Part 1

Internet Genealogy, December 2013/January 2014, Vol. 8, No. 5

* "Remembrance: World War I Centenary" by Carol Richey, pgs. 8-12. Note: article looks at where you can track down WWI records.

* "Map Your Photographs:" by Maureen Taylor, pgs. 25-26.

* "Latin 101 for Genealogists" by David A. Norris, pgs. 39-41.

Manitoba History, Fall 2013, No. 73

* "Homicide on the Canada-US Border" by Harl A. Dalstrom, pgs. 9-18.

* "F. Beverley Robertson: The Tragic Life of Poundmaker's Defence Counsel" by Ross D. Petty, pgs. 19-28.

* "Manitoba's Historic Bridges" by Gordon Goldsborough, pgs. 29-31.

SGS Bulletin, December 2013, Vol. 44, No. 3

* "Nine Days in Ireland Getting to Know My Johnston Heritage" by Ilene Johnston, pgs. 13-18.

* "Right Worshipful Grand Orange Lodge of Saskatchewan" by Linda Dunsmore-Porter, pgs. 19-21.

* "Revisiting the Religious Practices of Bukovina's Erstwhile Catholics" by Sophie A. Welisch, pgs. 54-58.

Worth, Winter 2013, Volume 25, No. 4

* "Recording the Prairies Disappearing Iconic History" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 4-6.

* "A New Name for an Old Museum" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 7-9. Note: article is about the Civic Museum of Regina, formerly the Regina Plains Museum. Please note that there is still no date as to when the new museum will be opening.

* "Going Digital" by Lindsay Thorimbert, pgs. 14-15. Note: article is about the City of Regina's (CORA) virtual archives.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines for December

NGS Magazine, October-December 2013, Vol. 39, No. 4

* "The Catholic Church in the American Southwest" by David McDonald, pogs. 17-20.

* "Using Mitochondrial DNA for genealogy" by Debbie Parker Wayne, pgs. 26-30.

* "Estate Law and Family Complications" by J. Mark Lowe, pgs. 31-34.

* "Native Americans on the Trail of Tears: Part II--Emigration Lists and Reservation Applications, 1817-57" by John P. Deeben, pgs. 37-40.

Revue Historique, Automne 2013, Vol. 24, No. 1

* "La Rolanderie revistée" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 6-13.

* "La noblesse française à Trochu en Alberta" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 14-20.

* "Inspecteur Francis Dickens héros malgré lui?" par Alexandre Daubisse, pgs. 22-28.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines Issues for November - Part 2

Families, November 2013, Vol. 52, No. 4

* "More Than Dates: Lives Revealed Through Ecclesiastical Records" by Ellen Paul, pgs. 10-13 and 33.

* "Hart Leech: 'A Dog-Gone Good Soldier...Doing His Blooming Job'" by Catherine Whiteley, pgs. 14-19.

* "I am a GOON: The Willox Search" by Cathy Blackburn, pgs. 27-28.

Note: Issue also contains the November 2013 edition of the "Newsleaf", the supplemental newsletter for the Ontario Genealogical Society.

Folklore, Autumn 2013, Vol. 34, No. 4

* "Mary Agnes" by Kay Parley, pgs. 6-10.

* "Washboard to Washing Machine" by Marjorie Avery, pgs. 22-23.

* "Pioneering Speech Therapy" by Lois (Borland) Lee, pgs, 24-25.

* "Celebrating 140 Years of Canada's Federal Police Force: 1873-2013" by Therese Lefebrvre Prince, pgs. 32-33.

* "Canora: No Prairie Town is the Same" by Lois Gibson, pgs. 34-35.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


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New Magazines for November

Alberta History, Autumn 2013, Vol. 61, No. 4

* "Aberhart, Manning and Religion in the Public Schools of Alberta" by Amy von Heyking, pgs. 2-11.

* "Language Controversy in the Red Deer Catholic Parish, 1924-1932" by Henry Wostenberg, pogs. 16-27.

Note: Issue also contains the October 2013 edition of the "History Now" newsletter from The Historical Society of Alberta.

Family Chronicle, November/December 2013, Vol. 18, No. 2

* "Special Collections: A Source Worth the Exploration" by Sharon A. Wilson, pgs. 22-26.

* "Finding My Family From Wales: Where to Begin?" by Donna Potter Phillips, pgs. 31-33.

* "Wooden Shoe Genealogy, part II: Grounding Your Family in the Netherlands" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 34-38.

* "Dating Old Photographs Through Fashion" by Betty Kreisel Shubert, pgs. 40-43.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, September 2013, Vol. 101, No. 3

* "Overcoming Common-Name Barriers to Identify Parents: James Johnson of Amelia, Essex, Lunenburg, and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia" by Nickola Beatty Lagoudakis, pgs. 165-174.

* "Dead Men Do Not Sell Timber: The Sinking of the Snow Owen and Captain Plato Denney's Two Deaths" by Allen R. Peterson, pgs. 175-188.

* "Blind Faith versus Critical Analysis: Did Acadians Jean-Baptiste Martin and Marie Brun Have a Daughter Geneviève?" by George L. Findlen, pgs. 201-206.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.

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