MSS-024-Fichier Origine

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Are you planning a trip to France? If so, take along your ancestors’ hometown information so you can visit and make it a truly memorable experience. A listener wrote in asking about the reliability of the Fichier Origine database. She had found...

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MSS-023-Sharing Franco Heritage with the Next Generation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Did one of your teachers ever assign a family history class project? Many genealogists claim to have gotten the ‘genealogy bug’ from a classroom assignment when they were youngsters. Well, today’s guest is helping to create interest in the next generation of...

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Computer Glitch

Hi Everyone- Sorry about the double post today. Due to a computer glitch with this morning’s post, I had to delete the first one and repost. The player is also now visible on the Show Notes page. Thanks for being so patient and hanging in there!! Like this:Like Loading...

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MSS-022-Dissecting a French-Canadian Marriage Record

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In episode #13, we delved into the components of a French-Canadian baptism record. Today, we dissect a marriage record, the backbone of our reconstructed ancestral families. Lengthier than either a baptism or burial record, the marriage record contains more variation and complexity....

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MSS-021-Interview with a Self-Proclaimed Taphophile

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Wikipedia describes a taphophile as “an individual who has a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries. This involves epitaphs, gravestone rubbing, photography, art, and history of deaths. …” That certainly describes today’s guest, Bill Fleming. Bill is a frequent contributor to Rootsweb’s...

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MSS-020-Hélène’s World-part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Have you ever thought of taking your research and writing the stories of your ancestors? If you haven’t yet, what’s stopping you? Time? Don’t know where to start? Can’t read French? Author Susan McNelley will take us on her journey, one that...

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MSS-019-World Acadian Congress 2014

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Once arriving back to the eighteenth century, many French-Canadian researchers will find an Acadian or two in their ancestry. That is because, after the deportation, some of these unfortunate folks escaped to or returned to French-Canadian settlements and eventually intermarried. Every five...

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MSS-018-The American-Canadian Genealogical Society

Podcast: Play in new window | Download New Hampshire saw a large influx of French-Canadians in the 19th century, and the American-Canadian Genealogical Society and its library have helped many descendants trace their roots back to Québec. President Jim Gaudet fills you in on the history and happenings of...

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MSS-017-French-Canadian Repertoires

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Thanks to the hard work of hundreds, if not thousands, of volunteers across Canada and the United States, those of us who were researching our French-Canadian ancestors a decade or two ago were very grateful to have a multitude of repertoires at...

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MSS-016-The History behind the Geography

Podcast: Play in new window | Download When entering data into your genealogy database, have you ever asked yourself: Do I enter Nouvelle France or Canada? Is St-Charles the parish or the village? Where is the Pays d’en Haut? With the help of our guest Suzanne Boivin Sommerville, we...

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