Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for May 8, 2015

Alberta History, Spring 2015, Vol. 63, No. 2

* "A Young Englishman's Encounter with Canadian Farm Life," edited by Elkaine Taylor Thomas, pgs. 2-10.

* "Chinese Bachelors Seek Fairness 1936-37" by Daniel Johns, pgs. 13-25.

Note: issue contains the April 2015 copy of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Families, May 2015, Vol. 54, No. 2

* "Diverse Destinies: The Buston Sisters, 1853-1954," by W. Wesley Johnston, pgs. 13-22.

* "A Legacy for My Children," by Marianne Perry, pgs. 23-29.

* "1891 Census Microfilm T-6427 Institutions--Where Were These People?" by Arlyn Montgomery, pgs. 30-34.

Note: Issue also contains the supplement, "Newsleaf".

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume 103, No. 1, March 2015

* "Crossing the Continent with Common Names: Indiana Natives John and Elizabeth (Smith) Smith," pgs. 29-35.

* "Indirect Evidence for the Identity of Richard Andrews (1748-1824) of Stark County, Ohio," pgs. 37-48.

* "Context and Comrades Illuminate a Silent Southerner: John Temple (1758-1838), Revolutionary War Pensioner," pgs. 49-67.

Revue Historique, Hiver 2015, Vol. 25, No. 2

* "Le Rougarou ou la légende de loup-garou," par Sylvie Brassard, pgs. 7-9.

* "Pépé Crochet: légende de la Belgique et les enfants de Bellegarde," par Sylvie Brassard, pgs. 10-11.

* "Loup-garous et Rougarous sous la loupe: projet du CRFM de Pamela Sing, Ph.D.," par Mélanie Lemire, pgs. 19-20.

* "Contes et légendes de la Rébellion," par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 23-27.

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), May/June 2015, Vol. 1, No. 2

* "Strangers in the Attic: The Era of CDVs and CCs," by George Matheson, pgs. 7-10.

* "Organizing and Caring for Old Family Photographs," by Jacky Gamble, pgs. 14-20.

* "Writing Your Family History in Five Steps," by Barbara Krasner, pgs. 37-39.

* "Sacrifice for Victory: Rationing During World War II," by Carol Richey, pgs. 48-51.


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


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for April 2015

Generations, March 2015, Vol. 40, No. 1

While the issue offers a variety of updates and local interest stories, check out the latest Manitoba Genealogical Society's project: "Manitoba Names Index (MANI)," pgs. 4-5.

Internet Genealogy, April/May 2015, Vol. 10, No. 1

* "There is a Lovely Land" by Carol Richey, pgs. 6-10. Note: The article looks at how to research your Danish genealogical roots.

* "Cloud Storage and Your Genealogy!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 20-24.

* "Was Your Ancestor a True 'Child of the Sea'?" by David A. Norris, pgs. 31-34. Note: The article recommends where you can look if your ancestors were born at sea.

* "Parsons and Priests and Reverends and Rectors" by David A. Norris, pgs. 38-42.

Manitoba History, Winter 2015, No. 77

* "'An Excuse for Being So Bold': D. W. McDermid and the Early Development of the Manitoba Institute for the Death and Dumb 1888-1900" by Sandy R. Barron, pgs. 2-12.

* "Stories of Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos in Manitoba, Part 2" by Alison Marshall, pgs. 13-22.

* "A Stitch in Time: Winnipeg Jews and the Garment Industry" by Stan Carbone, pgs. 23-27.

* "Dick Tracy Gets Smacked Down: Comic Crimes in Manitoba" by Sgt. John Burchill, pgs. 28-35.

Note: Issue also contains the Spring 2015 edition of the "MHS Gazette".

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), March/April 2015, Vol. 1, No. 1

* "The Old Dead Folks Club" by Robbie Gorr, pgs. 7-10.

* "Genealogy Tourism" by Lisa A. Alzo, pg. 13.

* "Searching for Ancestors in the British Department of State" by Ed Storey, pgs. 14-17.

* "Go Paperless" by Carol Richey, pgs. 36-38.

* "Unravelling a Pomeranian Mystery" by Lori Alexander, pgs. 48-51.

Note: These magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for March 2015

NGS Magazine, January-March 2015, Vol. 41, No. 1

* "Educational Opportunities in Genealogy Part 2" by Julie Cahill Tarr, pgs. 16-20.

* "Using FamilySearch to Solve Genealogical Problems: 15 Tips" by James Ison, pgs. 22-27.

* "Who Changed Our Ancestors' Names?" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 45-48.

Relatively Speaking, February 2015, Vol. 43, No. 1

* "Whatever Happened to Jeannie McNeilly?" by Grant Nicol, pgs. 9-13.

* "Using WWI Records to Identify Family Groups in a One-Name Study" by Marilyn M. Astle and Peter Astle, pgs. 16-19.

* "Preacher Kelly" by Gloria (Kennett) Cathcart, pgs. 20-24.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for February

Folklore, Winter 2014/15

* "Incidentally, the good old days never existed" by Amy Jo Ehman, pgs. 8-12.

* "African Residents of Saskatchewan: A Long and Proud History of Enterprise and Freedom" by Ebele Mogo, pgs. 14-16.

* "Did They Become Scientists?" by Lois (Borland) Lee, p. 17.

* "Once Upon Saskatoon's First Suburb: A Brief History of Mayfair & Kelsey-Woodlawn" by Shannon McAvoy, p. 18-24.

* "1948 Saskatchewan Air Ambulance" by Lois Gibson, p. 26-27.

* "Why I Love Saskatchewan - Part 5: One-Room Schools" by Beryl Forgay, p. 28-30.

Note: issue contains the January 2015 copy of "SHFS Bulletin", the newsletter for The Sask. History & Folklore Society, Inc..

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume 102, No. 4, December 2014

* "Identifying Stephen Lockwood of Greenwich, Connecticut, and Easton, New York, Husband of Abigail Marshall" by Frederick C. Hart Jr., CG, FASG pgs. 245-251.

* "John Walton, English Immigrant, New Hampshire Native, or Phantom?" by James Walton, pgs. 253-261.

* "Genealogical Research in Iowa" by Marieta A. Grissom, pgs. 263-306.


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


Categories: New Magazines

New January Magazines

Alberta History, Winter 2015, Vol. 63, No. 1

* "Mary Warren's Letters from the Home Front, 1916-1917" edited by Hugh A. Dempsey, pgs. 2-15.

* "Calgary in 1888" by Henry Norman, pgs. 16-19.

* "Recollections of an Experminentalist" by W. D. Albright, pgs. 20-24.

Note: issue contains the January 2015 copy of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Families, February 2015, Vol. 54, No. 1

* "The Surrogate Family of Dr. John Matthew Munro" by Joyce Huth Munro, pgs. 6-10.

* "From Union Jack to Union Blue: Part Two" by Daniel Parkinson, pgs. 11-16.

* "The Trail of a Burnham Black Sheep: Silas (alias Zacheus) Burnham, c. 1840-1918" by Frederick I. Hill, pgs. 23-27.

Note: Issue also contains the supplement, "Newsleaf".


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


Categories: New Books, New Magazines

New Issue of Family Chronicle and Handbook for

Family Chronicle, Jan/Feb 2015, Vol. 19, No. 3

* "Strategies for Finding African American Ancestors Pre-1866" by Stuart Doyle, pgs. 13-17.

* "A Primer on the Russian Language and Names" by Matthew Bielawa, pgs. 31-35.

* "My Ancestor Was a Blacksmith" by Claire Gebben, pgs. 40-44.

* "Black Sheep, Loose Nuts, and Family Secrets" by Bill Leslie, pgs. 48-49.

Note: This magazine issue can be borrowed for 1 week.

Hendrickson, Nancy. Unofficial Guide to How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website. Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2014].

Summary: This book will help you get the most out of your subscription by showing you how to take advantage of all the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer--and how to find answers to your family tree questions within its 14 billion records, 60 million family tree and 32,000 databases.

Note: This book can be borrowed for 3 weeks.


Categories: New Magazines

Latest Issue of SGS' Bulletin

SGS Bulletin, December 2014, Vol. 45, No. 3

* "Editor's Notes" by Linda Dunsmore-Porter, pgs. 6-7 and 16-17. Note: Linda is stepping down as the Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society at the end of 2014. Her column provides insight on what the future of the SGS will be in the upcoming year as it undergoes a period of review.

* "Zichydorf Village Association" by Glenn Schwartz, pgs. 34-36.

* "Ever-Changing Geography of Central and Eastern Europe" by Gary Mokotoff, pgs. 40-48.

Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

PHR Magazines for December 2014

Folklore, Autumn 2014, Vol. 35, No. 4

* "Cream Cans" by Yvonne Peterson, pgs. 6-10.

* "The Upper Room" by Victor Carl Friesen, pgs. 14-16.

* "Letter Edged in Black" by Judy Revoy, pgs. 20-22.

Internet Genealogy, December/January 2015, Vol. 9, No. 5

* "Passing Ancestral Judgment, via the Irish Petty Session Court Registers" by Joe Grandinetti, pgs. 6-10.

* "7 Low-Cost or Free Mobile Scanning Applications" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 13-18.

* "Fishin' Holes, Fairways, and Footballs: Your Ancestors' Sports" by David A. Norris, pgs. 31-34.

* "Staying Focused in Six Steps" by Carol Richey, pgs. 49-52.

Manitoba History, Fall 2014, No. 76

* "Moving South: The Other Jewish Winnipeg Before the Second World War" by Daniel Stone, pgs. 2-10.

* "Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos in Manitoba" by Alison Marshall, pgs. 11-18.

* "The Making of a Memorial", pgs. 23-30.

* "Zepherin Laporte: The 'Forest Gump' of Red River" by Tom LaPorte, pgs. 34-37.

NGS Magazine, October-December 2014, Vol. 40, No. 4

* "Research Roads Leading to St. Charles, Missouri" by Janet Powell, pgs. 10-14.

* "The Sociology of Cemeteries" by Helen. A. Shaw, pgs. 15-19.

* "Inside Emigrant Guides" by Julie Miller, pgs. 20-25.

* "Finding Unexpected Genealogy Gems" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 41-44.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

PHR Magazines for November 2014

Families, November 2014, Vol. 53, No. 4

* "Researching the Fallen First World War Soldiers Enshrined on the Camlachie Cenotaph, Ontario" by Alan Campbell, pgs. 7-10.

* "Samuel Fish--Finding His Story in Obscure and Unindexed Records" by Steve Marshall, pgs. 18-23.

* "The Search for Sloan and Gibson Ancestors" by Alan E. Richards, pgs. 30-32.

Family Chronicle, Nov/Dec 2014, Vol. 19, No. 2

* "Immersion Genealogy" by Lisa A. Alzo, pgs. 13-15.

* "Belarus--It's Complicated" by Sandy Hack, pgs. 16-22,

* "Ten Hidden Sources You Might Be Missing" by Lisa A. Alzo, pgs. 34-38.

* "Finding Lost Boys" by Claire Jordan, pgs. 46-49.

Relatively Speaking, November 2014, Vol. 42, No. 4

* "Uncle Art's War" by Marilyn Lappi, pgs. 137-142.

* "Banff-Castle Mountain Internment Camp, WWI" by Lesley O'Neil, pg. 153.

* "Two Who Never Returned" by Marilyn M. Astle and Roger Blinko, pgs. 156-162.

Revue Historique, Automne 2014, Vol. 25, No. 1

* "La crise de la conscription: Le Canada française et la Grande Guerre" par Mélanie Lemire, pgs. 6-10.

* "Les pilotes de l'air canadiens et la Grande Guerre" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 12-13.

* "Cantal et la Grande Guerre: L'histoire d'une photo" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 14-22.

* ˂˂Tu ne tueras point˃˃: Les accomodements raisonnables à l'ère de la Première Guerre mondiale" par Sylvie Brassard, pgs. 24-32.


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


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for November 2014

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 102, No. 3, September 2014

* "Goggins and Goggans of South Carolina: DNA Helps Document the basis of an Emancipated Family's Surname" by Morna Lahnice Hollister, pgs. 165-176.

* "Finding a Father for Isaac Young, A Virginia Native in California" by Shirley Langdon Wilcox, pgs. 177-188.

* "Captain George Markham's Militia Company: Virginia Not Connecticut" by Craig Roberts Scott, pgs. 201-230.

Saskatchewan History, Fall/Winter 2014, Vol. 66, No. 2

* "Oh, Oh, Oh, It's a Lovely War! One Nurse's Story" by Myrna Williams, pgs. 6-10.

* "The Star-Shaped Scar: Wartime Memories of Billy Hayes" by Peggy Hayes Looby, pgs. 12-13

* "Changing Perceptions: Great war Posters 1914-1918" by Jaimie Fedorak, pgs. 28-33.

* "'Terrible in the Telling': Excerpts From J. S. Wood's World War I Log" by Ruth Millar, pgs. 40-47.

These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.

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