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“Dit” Names in French Canada
“Dit” Names in French Canada
This tradition of “dit” names started in France with the military. New recruits would often be given nicknames or noms de guerre (literally translated as “war names”). They would be identified via their first name, surname and nom de guerre. The recruit sometimes chose their own name and sometimes it was assigned to him by his captain.…
 
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(A) Packsack of Seven Decades
(A) Packsack of Seven Decades
A book published for the centenary of Manitoba as a chronicle of events along major theme lines during the first seventy years of European history in the area. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the area. Dedicated to the pioneers.

The focus is on the towns of…
 
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100 years of History, Rockwood Municipality
100 years of History, Rockwood Municipality
A book published for the centenary of the Rural Municipality of Rockwood as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the area.…
 
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1925 Canada - Old video in color from 1900
1925 Canada - Old video in color from 1900
Snippets of video taken from about 1925 of scenes across Canada, framed around a proposed cross-country train trip. (Hosted on Youtube)
 
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A Century of Memories - Elm Creek Centennial History Book (1892 - 1992)
A Century of Memories - Elm Creek Centennial History Book (1892 - 1992)
A book published for the centenary of Elm Creek in the RM of Grey, MB, and its surrounds as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in…
 
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A History of the Rural Municipality of South Norfolk 1879-1939
A History of the Rural Municipality of South Norfolk 1879-1939
A historical recounting of the first sixty years of the life and times of the RM in which many names are mentioned. It does not include family histories.
 
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A Place of Our Own - A History of No Ordinary People
A Place of Our Own - A History of No Ordinary People
A history of the pioneering era to the present (1982) of Fisher Branch and the surrounding districts of Zbaraz, Broad Valley, Kilkenny, Fisherton, Hodgson, Harwell, Lee Lake, and Marble Ridge. Organized around themes and family stories.
 
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Acadian-Cajun Genealogy and History
Acadian-Cajun Genealogy and History
The Acadians began as a group of (primarily French) settlers in 17th century Canada. Over the years, they have been subjected to numerous hardships that usually result in the disappearance or assimilation of a culture. The Acadians were able to retain large portions of their identity, even after their homeland was taken and they were exiled.…
 
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Acadians
Acadians
Acadian.org is the number one source for Acadian-Cajun Family Genealogy information. We provide extensive family trees for thousands of Acadian family names.

This website is managed by Denis Cyr, his wife, Becky, and their son, Nathan. Denis is the son of Yvon Cyr, the originator of this website and one of the primary researchers of Acadian…
 
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Acadians in Gray
Acadians in Gray
This site is devoted to every aspect of Acadian/Cajun history and genealogy. It is generally for the Acadians cum Cajuns who ended up in the Louisiana area and other southern states; mostly cataloguing those who served in the Rebel / Confederate army.

Information, constantly updated, is organized into "books". All content is free to use and…
 
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All Saints Cemetery - Search Burial Records
All Saints Cemetery - Search Burial Records
Search the database of all graves in the All Saints Cemetery in West St Paul, MB, as maintained by the staff of the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral (Sts Vladimir and Olga) in Winnipeg, MB, CANADA
 
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An account of life at the Lebret (Qu’Appelle) Indian Industrial Residential School
An account of life at the Lebret (Qu’Appelle) Indian Industrial Residential School
The Lebret (Qu’Appelle, St. Paul’s, Whitecalf) Industrial School, (1884 – 1998) , operated by the Roman Catholic Church (Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and the Grey Nuns) from 1884 until 1973, was one of the first three industrial schools that opened following the recommendations of the Davin Report, and was fully funded by the…
 
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Ancestry Blog
Ancestry Blog
Articles about the Ancestry service and the value it provides in so many different ways
 
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Ancestry site availability status
Ancestry site availability status
A visual representation of the state of various Ancestry services, including Login, Family Tree Features, Search, Shopping Cart, Home Page, DNA-related features, Hint-related features, Mobile applications
 
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and so... Ninette - 1879 - 1919
and so... Ninette - 1879 - 1919
A book published as a way to record the early history of the town of Ninette largely as a chronicle of events while identifying the families and individuals who played key roles in town life and beyond. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the area. Dedicated to…
 
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Anecdotes, Saint-Claude, Manitoba, 1892-1992
Anecdotes, Saint-Claude, Manitoba, 1892-1992
A book published for the centenary of Saint-Claude in the RM of Grey, MB, as a chronicle of its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the area. Dedicated to the pioneers.
 
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Arborg, MB's Centennial Video from 2001
Arborg, MB's Centennial Video from 2001
The song, by John Stanowski, is called Arborg, Manitoba. The video has lots of familiar faces. This copy is a little shaky, but the sentiment is still there.
 
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Arcanum Maps - Europe in the 19th Century
Arcanum Maps - Europe in the 19th Century
Arcanum Maps presents detailed and accurate historical maps of several countries in an innovative way:

Great military surveys
Maps of countries and cities
Thematic maps

3D and synchronized views
Search settlement names
Measure distance and areas
 
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Archiwum G?ówne Akt Dawnych - Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw
Archiwum G?ówne Akt Dawnych - Central Archives of Historical Records in Warsaw
Described by the Gesher Galicia team as:

In the early 1950s, a large consignment of archival material arrived in Warsaw from areas in the eastern parts of interwar Poland, which were by then in the Soviet Union. The contents included vital (metrical) records and community records from the main religious communities of the region—Roman…
 
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BC Archives Genealogy - General Search
BC Archives Genealogy - General Search
Search our indexes to births (1854-1903), marriages (1871-1945), deaths (1872-2000), colonial marriages (1859-1872) and baptisms (1836-1888); Please note: The BC Archives has microfilm versions of records that have a BC Archives Mfilm Number, unless otherwise specified. If no microfilm number is available, please contact Vital Statistics.
 
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Behind the Surname (Ukrainian)
Behind the Surname (Ukrainian)
Behind the Surname is a website for learning about all aspects of surnames. Its scope is broad: all surnames from all cultures and periods are eligible to be included in the main name database. There are currently several thousand names in the database (and additionally tens of thousands in the submitted name database), a fraction of what the…
 
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Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry - A Sequel
Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry - A Sequel
A book published as a follow-up to the one put out for the centenary of the RM of St Andrews as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived…
 
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Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981
Beyond the Gates of Lower Fort Garry 1880-1981
A book published for the centenary of the Rural Municipality of St Andrews as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the area.…
 
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BFQT - A 'quest' family tree maintained by Rick Dondo on the Ancestry service
BFQT - A "quest" family tree maintained by Rick Dondo on the Ancestry service
Information about various families who had a presence in Manitoba in the early 20th century; families with names like "Burdij" who MAY have a connection to Dokija (1859), wife of Fred Russin *** Information is as accurate as the records will allow, but the RELATIONSHIPS are very much a WORK IN PROGRESS and there are very likely errors that will…
 
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Brief history of Winnipeg Beach, 1901-1955
Brief history of Winnipeg Beach, 1901-1955
A book published to capture the story of the first 54 years of Wininpeg Beach as mainly a chronicle of events along major theme lines and with mentions of people and families involved.
 
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Bukowinian settlements in southern Manitoba - Gardenton area [RM of Stuartburn, etc]
Bukowinian settlements in southern Manitoba - Gardenton area [RM of Stuartburn, etc]
A book published to provide a glimpse of how a transplanted society of Ukrainian peasants from the northern villages of Bukowina took roots in the free lands of Manitoba. Organized as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories…
 
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Canada and the First World War
Canada and the First World War
Resources at Library and Archives Canada

From 1914 to 1918, thousands of Canadian men and women were called upon to contribute to the effort required for the First World War, an event that transformed our nation, culture, economy and identity. This exhibition is designed to illustrate, through Library and Archives Canada collections, the many…
 
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Canada at Scale: Maps of our History
Canada at Scale: Maps of our History
An exhibition held at the National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, until February 21, 2000

"There will come an age in the far-off years when Ocean shall unloose the bonds of things, and disclose new worlds..."

Cartographers of 500 years ago often cited this passage by the philosopher Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD). In the…
 
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Canadian Historical Association Booklets
Canadian Historical Association Booklets
The Canadian Historical Association (CHA) publishes a series of booklets in both English and French on aspects of Canadian history. The first CHA booklet, The Undefended Border: The Myth and the Reality, by C.P. Stacey, appeared in 1953. Since that time, 63 more booklets in the general series have appeared. In 1979 with support from the federal…
 
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Canadian Research Knowledge Network / Réseau canadien de documentation pour la recherche (CRKN / RCDR)
Canadian Research Knowledge Network / Réseau canadien de documentation pour la recherche (CRKN / RCDR)
The CRKN has core licensing activities for scholarly journal content, while expanding support for the digitization and preservation of, and access to, Canadian heritage content.

Through the services of Canadiana, CRKN is:

- Increasing access to the Canadiana collections: Canadiana and Héritage
- Offering digitization services for CRKN…
 
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City of Brandon Municipal Cemetery Search
City of Brandon Municipal Cemetery Search
A fully searchable full and up-to-date catalogue of the nearly 23,000 (2022) graves in this cemetery that has been in operation since about 1880
 
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City of Winnipeg - The Municipal Cemeteries Branch
City of Winnipeg - The Municipal Cemeteries Branch
The Municipal Cemeteries Branch provides dignified interment services and maintains three City-owned cemeteries: Brookside, St. Vital (Saint-Vital) and Transcona.

Including a search facility for graves in their care
 
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Common symbols on Ukrainian graves (pp 34 - 52!)
Common symbols on Ukrainian graves (pp 34 - 52!)
Common symbols on Ukrainian graves, from the University of Manitoba
 
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Common Ukrainian names in English and Cyrllic
Common Ukrainian names in English and Cyrllic
From the team at Proud of Ukrainian
 
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Common Ukrainian names in English and Cyrllic
Common Ukrainian names in English and Cyrllic
Common Ukrainian names in English and Cyrllic, from the contributors at Wikipedia
 
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Community and frontier - A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland [Stuartburn District]
Community and frontier - A Ukrainian Settlement in the Canadian Parkland [Stuartburn District]
A scholarly study of the life and cultural experience of colonial immigrants from the Ukraine to the Stuartburn region of southwest Manitoba
 
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Culross memories (1898-1998)
Culross memories (1898-1998)
A book published for the centenary of the village of Culross in the RM of Grey, MB, as both a chronicle of events along major theme lines and as a collection of family stories during its first one hundred years of history. It contains many stories which name the townspeople involved, providing much colour and detail about the lives lived in the…
 
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DISCOVER WHAT MAKES YOUR HEART BEAT IN MANITOBA
DISCOVER WHAT MAKES YOUR HEART BEAT IN MANITOBA
Personal stories about activities and trourism in Manitoba
 
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Dominion Land Survey (Wikipedia)
Dominion Land Survey (Wikipedia)
The Dominion Land Survey (DLS; French: arpentage des terres fédérales, ATF) is the method used to divide most of Western Canada into one-square-mile (2.6 km2) sections for agricultural and other purposes. It is based on the layout of the Public Land Survey System used in the United States, but has several differences. The DLS is the dominant…
 
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East of the Red, Volume 2 (Early Ukrainian Settlements North of the Dawson Trail)
East of the Red, Volume 2 (Early Ukrainian Settlements North of the Dawson Trail)
A recounting of the wave of Ukrainian settlement in Canada, specifically to the parts of Manitoba north of the Dawson Trail, that was initiated by Dr Joseph Orleskiw, professor of geography and an agronomist. Written from a socio-economic point of view. This volume deals specifically with the "triangle" of land that includes, but is not limited…
 
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eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches
eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches
The legislation governing Saskatchewan Vital Statistics allows for the publishing of a genealogical index of historic vital events. A portion of these events have been indexed and are available via the search below.


Select what type of records you want to search for.

Births (more than 100 years ago)
Deaths (more than 70 years…
 
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Elm Creek families (1992)
Elm Creek families (1992)
A collection of histories of families that were part of Elm Creek and surrounding districts in the RM of Grey; intended to add to the "Biography" section of the book "Ripples from the Creek"
 
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Engine of Immortaility: Historic Milestones
Engine of Immortaility: Historic Milestones
Various dates in the history of Canada have been immortalized on the front pages of Canadian daily newspapers and in several special issues created for the events. People are often surprised to discover that an occurrence which now has great significance in the development of the Canadian identity deserved only a brief mention on an inside page of…
 
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Eure et Loir (Centre, France) Departmental Archives
Eure et Loir (Centre, France) Departmental Archives
Eure-et-Loir (Centre, France) Departmental Archives, including, but not limited to documents, oral histories, and much more
 
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Exhibition: Manitoba 150 - Celebrating our Voices
Exhibition: Manitoba 150 - Celebrating our Voices
Virtual reality tour of the "Manitoba 150 - Celebrating our Voices" exhibition at the Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre in Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
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Facebook Group - If you grew up in Winnipeg Manitoba you remember...
Facebook Group - If you grew up in Winnipeg Manitoba you remember...
A fun place to remember all the great times you had growing up in the Winnipeg ....Share, remember, or take a stroll down memory lane.

Dedicated to sharing the experiences of growing up in the Winnipeg area over the years. It includes many images and some worthwhile discussions of people's real-life experiences in the city we call "home"
 
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Facebook Group - Old Manitoba, The Way It Once Was!
Facebook Group - Old Manitoba, The Way It Once Was!
Aimed at taking you back in time to Manitoba's Past.

Public
 
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Facebook group - Winnipeg Beach Historical Society
Facebook group - Winnipeg Beach Historical Society
A place to discuss, celebrate and record the history of the town of Winnipeg Beach.
 
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Facebook Page - South Central Regional Archives
Facebook Page - South Central Regional Archives
Maintained by the South Central Regional Archives (formerly the Saint-Claude Historical Society) (RM of Grey, MB) on behalf of various communities in the South Central region of the province
 
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Facebook Page - The 'Old Canada Series'
Facebook Page - The "Old Canada Series"
A historical project celebrating Canada's beloved past.
 

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