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Joined Ancestry.ca

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

My genealogical research continues, with my grandmother taking an interest and offering to fund it, so I broke down and joined Ancestry.ca. I had already consumed most of the documents in my immediate families possession, read books, searched the Internet, asked questions, and put everything I knew into Reunion 9…

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Updated Family Tree

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

I haven’t been actively researching my family’s genealogy but did acquire a copy of the Book of MacKay by Angus MacKay and my grandfather’s war records. I haven’t had time to go through the former but I dutifully added the latter to my Reunion 9 database…

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Hitler’s Children: A documentary

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

I just finished watching the documentary “Hitler’s Children” on the Knowledge Network. It isn’t a great film, but it did get me thinking. Adolf Hitler of course had no children, but other members of the inner circle had children and now grandchildren. A Jewish filmmaker interviewed several of them and asked them about how they felt bearing such infamous surnames. Some of them have written books, some have moved out of Germany, others have avoided talking about it or had lived with fear or guilt or both…

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Dougan Family Tree

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

One of the books in our possession is a self published volume entitled “The Dougans of Cobble Hill”.  This was produced by Nathan Dougan or based on his writings and documents in his possession.  It has a fairly accurate family tree for Dougans born in Canada and this can be corroborated by census data and such…

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Muschamp Family Tree

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

I’ve spent much of the last 24 hours entering Muschamp ancestors into Reunion 9 from “Northumberland Families Volume One” augmented by other sources. My biggest contribution is filling out the Emerson Muschamp portion of the family tree found on page 49…

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