Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines

NGS Magazine, July-September 2014, Vol. 40, No. 3

* "No Federal Pension File for a Pennsylvania Revolutionary War Soldier?" by Sharon Cook MacInnes, pgs. 21-28.

* "Just How Vital Were Those Vital Records?" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 44-47.

* "Rich, Poor, and All the Rest: Why Class Matters to Genealogists" by Stefani Evans, pgs. 48-53.

SGS Bulletin, August 2014, Vol. 45, No. 2

* "Researching Men & Women Who Served in World War I" by Rae W. Chamberlain, pgs. 8-20.

* "Somewhere in Saskatchewan" by Beverley Gutenberg, pgs. 21-24.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for August 2014

Families, August 2014, Vol. 53, No. 3

* "For Mom: With Love and Memories" by Marianne Perry, pgs. 6-11, and 32.

* "The Petawawa Plains Land Clearances" by Robb. Gorr, pgs. 17-20.

* "How a Toronto Bookbindery Girl Named Lizzie Wyllie Became a National News Headline in 1892" by Richard Deuel, pgs. 22-28.

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

Internet Genealogy, Aug/Sept 2014, Vol. 9, No. 3

* "Top Genealogy Blogs: 2014 Edition" by Tony Brandy, pgs. 12-17.

* "How to Get Your Teen Involved in Genealogy" by Kellie Jensen, pgs. 25-26.

Manitoba History, Summer 2014, No. 75

* "A Tale of Two Houses: the Rise and Demise of the Legislative Council of Manitoba, 1871-1876" by Major David Grebstad, pgs. 2-12.

* "Midwives in the Mennonite West Reserve of Manitoba, 1881-1900" by Conrad Stoesz, pgs. 13-24.

* "Victoria Beach and the Cottage Experience: Early Years and Beyond" by Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas, pgs. 29-37.

* "Not All Down Hill From There: The Shoal Lake Aqueduct and the Greater Winnipeg Water District" by David A. Ennis, pgs. 28-44.

* "Probing an Online Index at Familysearch" by Smiljka Kitanovic, pgs. 36-40.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 102, No. 2, June 2014

* "Why and How did Philippina Kicherer Immigrate to Jefferson County, Pennsylvania?" by Judy Kellar Fox, pgs 85-92.

* "Using Networks to Backtrack the Migration and Identify the Parents of Jacob Wynkoop of Morgan County, Ohio, pgs. 111-127.

* "Testing the FAN Principle Against DNA: Ziphy (Watts) Price Cooksey Cooksey of Georgia and Mississippi" by Elizabeth Shown Mills, pgs. 129-152.


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


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for July 2014 - Part 2

Alberta History, Summer 2014, Vol. 62, No. 3

* "The Summer of 1914" by Bill Yeo, pgs. 2-4.

* "A Map and Partial Manuscript of Blackfoot Country" by Margaret Kennedy, pgs. 5-14.

* "George Roy Tells of Early Days of Edmonton" by George Roy, pgs. 24-26.

Note: Issue also contains the July edition of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Family Chronicle, July/August 2014, Vol. 18, No. 6

* "The 10 Lessons You Can Learn From an Oral Historian" by Barbara D. Krasner, pgs. 7-9.

* "So, How Did they Get 'Polly' from 'Mary'?" by David A. Norris, pgs. 23-26.

* "Sound Genealogy: Beware the Sand Built House" by Susan Davis Faulkner, pgs. 31-35. Note: Article focuses on the importance of documenting and using solid research to build your family tree.

Folklore, Summer 2014, Vol. 35, No. 3

* "The Crescent Lake Rascals" by Wilmar Shingoose, pgs. 6-7.

* "Notes from the Field: Folklore and Barns in Southern Saskatchewan" by Kristin Catherwood, pgs. 8-12.

* "Tripping the Light Fantastic at the School Dances" by Judy Revoy, pgs. 30-31.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines Issues for July 2014

Generations, June 2014, Vol. 39, No. 2

* "Ten Tips for Researching First Nations Ancestry" by Trish Cullen, pgs. 15-17.

* "Searching in the Graveyard: How I Began My Family Tree Research" by Douglas Fraser Martindale, pg. 18.

Revue Historique, Hiver 2014, Vol. 24, No. 3

* "L' oeuvre d' Ovide Charlebois, o.m.i., missionnaire: Un saint homme parmi nous", par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 6-11.

* "Yaltri Aze, le petit père: Louis Moraud, o.m.i. missionnaire à Patuanak," par Gaetan Benoit, pgs. 12-17.

* "Le fidèle Alexis Alexis Cardinal et la promulgation du patrimoine catholique et autochtone, 1860-1880," par Mario Giguère, pgs 18-23.

* "La communication, en cre et en montagnais: Interaction entre les missionnaires et les Premières Nations," par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 24-32.

Saskatchewan History, Spring/Summer 2014, Vol. 66, No. 1

* "Chinese Settlement in the 'Paris of the Prairies'" by Raymond Douglas Chong, pgs. 20-25.

* "'Great Aid to the Intelligent Citizenship': The Fight for Library Service in Weyburn, 1905-1930" by Kam W. Teo, pgs. 26-34.

* "'Deejay' Fred Wall & the Western Canada Tour 1892-1895" by Brock Silversides, pgs. 36-45.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazine Issues for June 2014

Family Chronicle, May/June 2014, Vol. 18, No. 5

* "Planning a Family History Research Trip to Ireland?" by Joe Grandinetti, pgs. 8-10.

* "The Cause of Death Was..." by George C. Morgan, pgs. 13-16.

* "Correcting Long-Accepted Research in the Internet Age" by John Laird, pgs. 31-35.

Internet Genealogy, June/July 2014, Vol. 9, No. 2

* "Genealogy Software 2014 Update" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 13-20.

* "Online State Land Grant Databases" by David A. Norris, pgs. 31-35.

* "Steamboating: A Quick Look at the St. Lawrence Steamboat Company Records" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 48-50. Note: if interested in the these passenger lists, the records are available through and Ancestry Library Edition.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 102, No. 1, March 2014

* "Reconsidering the Immigration Story of President Woodrow Wilson's Paternal Grandparents" by Erick Montgomery, pgs. 21-40.

* "Calculating and Using Dates and Date Ranges" by Barbara Levergood, pgs. 51-75.

NGS Magazine, April-June 2014, Vol. 40, No. 2

* "Where Will the Field of Genealogy be in 2024?" by David E. Rencher, pgs. 15-19.

* "Finding American Women's Voices Through the Centuries" by Jane E. Wilcox, pgs. 28-32.

* "Women Homesteaders" by Gail Blankenau, pgs. 33-38.

* "Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy" by Debbie Parker Wayne, pgs. 50-54.

Relatively Speaking, May 2014, Vol. 42, No. 2

* "One Day, One Man, ONe Mill, One Million Memories!" by Gloria Cathcart, pgs. 55-61.

* "A Little Walk in a Cemetery," pgs 62-65.

* "Keepers of History--Seasonal Museums Around Alberta" by Denise Daubert, pgs. 71-76. Note: If you plan to be traveling to Alberta this summer, you may want to check out this incredible list of museums!

Worth, Summer 2014, Volume 26, No. 2

* "Heritage Architecture Excellence Award," pgs 5-12 Note: Article lists the 2014 award recipients.

* "Future of Former Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 14-17.


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


Categories: New Magazines

Local History: New Magazine Issues

Alberta History, Spring 2014, Vol. 62, No. 2

* "A History of Turner Valley" by Daniel I. Istavanffy, pgs. 2-7.

* "Turner Valley: The Beginning of a Long Apprenticeship" by Gordon Jaremko, pgs. 8-15.

* "Turner Vally: All The News That Was Fit to Print" by David Finch, pgs. 24-34.

Note: Issue also contains the April edition of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Manitoba History, Winter 2014, No. 74

* "The Justice Mill: George William Baker at the Winnipeg Police Court, 1901-1903" by Stephen Grandpre, pgs. 2-14.

* "The Early History of Brewing in Winnipeg, 1668-1902: From Hudson's Bay to Patrick Shea" by Graham Stinnett, pgs. 26-35.

* "Manitoba's Historic One-Room Schoolhouses" by Gordon Goldsborough, pgs. 37-39.

Folklore, Spring 2014, Vol. 35, No. 1

* "Letters From the Lovelorn: Bachelors and Spinsters in the Old North-West" by Keith Foster, pgs. 6-7.

* "Homesteading at Loon River" by John Hickie, pgs. 12-15.

* "The Wolseley Business Men's Club" by Slater Tubman, pgs. 18-20.

* "'Caring For Those Who Have Cared for Us' The Restoration of the Logberg Cemetery and the Story of Icelandic Saskatchewan" by Joe Martin, pgs. 34-38.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Books, New Magazines

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.


Categories: New Magazines

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.


Categories: New Magazines

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.


Categories: New Magazines

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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