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From: Sharon Sergeant <>
Subject: [Ont] Gen Fair and Swap - Waltham, MA Friday Nov 23 10am-2pm
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2001 20:46:01 -0800 (PST)
Reminder for folks who want to join our Yankee Swap this weekend.
Have a nice Thanksgiving!
Special New Brunswick event at the GenealogyFair Yankee Swap and
Christmas Fair on Friday November 23 from 10am-2pm.
We will feature the New Brunswick records and resource collection -
including Dan Johnson's wonderful extracts of Vital Statistics from
N.B. Newspapers (see
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nbcarlet/nb_newspapers.htm for more info),
plus southern NB county census and Loyalist records - from Sharon
Howland's private collection. The $5 registration fee for everyone who
wishes to do research in this collection will be donated to continue
the work of the WKRP (Washington/Charlotte Kounty Records Preservation)
newsletter and Washington County, Maine Records Preservation Fund (see
http://hometown.aol.com/shwkrp/shwkrp.html for more info).
We will also have more goodies all weekend!
Stephen White's wonderful DICTIONNAIRE GNALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES
ACADIENNES 1636 to 1714 (see http://acadian-home.org/),
Yvon Cyr's wonderful Acadian Genealogy CDs - (see
French and other Canadian Research resources from Quintin Publications
including Tanguay's Dictionnaire genealogique des familles canadiennes
Eastern Township (especially Megantic and Stanstead), Nova Scotia
(especially Lunenburg, Annapolis and Antigonish) and PEI histories.
The complete collection of Paul Bunnell's Loyalist books (Research
Guide to Loyalist Ancestor: A Directory To Archives, Manuscripts,
Published And Electronic Sources; The New Loyalist Index vols I-II;
Thunder over New England : Benjamin Bonnell, the Loyalist; The House of
Robinsons: The Robinsons of Rhode Island and the History of the
Robinson and Son Oil Company of Baltimore (see more info at
The FTM Passenger and Immigration Lists: Irish Immigrants to North
America, 1803-1871 Family Archive CD, the "Irish Families Great and
Small" book, several Irish Famine reference books (Irish 1798
REBELLION: An Illustrated History by Thomas Bartlett, Irish - The Great
Famine : Ireland's Potato Famine 1845-51 by John Percival, MAPPING THE
GREAT IRISH FAMINE: A Survey of the Famine Decades by Liam Kennedy,
Paul S. Ell, E. M. Crawford and L. A. Clarkson ), 1880 Harper's arricle
on the Arran Islands, 1833 Dublin newspapers (including Castles of
Ireland Illustrated, customs and literature), Irish townland name
listings and the 1901 Ireland county map reproductions - 18x24 inch,
they are the most detailed Irish county maps ever printed (for Antrim,
Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare , Cork , Derry - Londonderry , Donegal ,
Down, Dublin, Fermanagh , Galway, Kerr, Kildare, Kilkenny , Laois -
Queens , Leitrim , Limerick , Longford , Louth , Mayo , Meath ,
Monaghan , Offaly - Kings, Roscommon , Sligo , Tipperary , Tyrone ,
Waterford , Westmeath , Wexford , Wicklow) with all Baronies,
Parishes, Village, Antiquites, Emesnes, market towns, mountains,
rivers, forts, Roman Catholic Churches, Castles, Abbeys, Round Towers,
Lakes, Roads, steam railways, canals, barracks, bridges, harbors,
points, rocks, chapels, cemeteries, schools and stations plus thousands
of townland location names in printed reference indexes. See other
Ireland place name references at http://www.tiara.ie/places.htm and if
you haven't consulted the "Missing Friends" series, it is right down
the street at the Waltham Public Library.
Planters and Pioneers resources include newsletters from the Acadia
University organization and the wonderful "New England Planters in the
Maritime Provinces of Canada- 1759-1800, Bibliograhy of Primary Sources
compiled by: Judith A. Norton" which details records contents and
locations, as well as "Intimate Relations: Family and Community in
Planter Nova Scotia", edited by Margaret Conrad(see
The "Ships & Seafarer's of Atlantic Canada" CD, an every name index
and how to use it to find other records (see an overview and some
statistics on this great resource of 500,000 records for worldwide
mariner resources http://bostonstates.rootsweb.com/S&SCdstats.htm )
Foreign Protestant resources (see
http://www.kopower.com/~jimchstn/timeline.htm ), as well as Scots
resources (Edinburgh 1845 and 1880s newspapers, maps and history texts)
- see http://www.globalgazette.net/gazsd/gazsd12.htm for an overview
of settlers and resources.
You can also watch the videos and check the research volumes from the
1999 Boston States Migrations Fair for clues on the general migration
patterns over the centuries, ship lists resources, MA town and railroad
history maps(see http://bostonstates.rootsweb.com/Videoflyerdetail.htm)
Other features of our Christmas GenealogyFair Weekend November 23-25
are a Yankee Swap and daily research planning workshops!
Learn how to put those stacks of working papers in order and put a
research plan together at our Research Organization Workshops - 10 am
Friday November 23, 10 am Saturday November 24 and 12 pm Sunday
November 25, 2001.
Trade your old research books with others at the Christmas
GenealogyFair Yankee Swap - Friday November 23 11 am - 5 pm ,
November 24 11 am - 5 pm and Sunday November 25,2001 1 pm - 6 pm.
Register your research and swap item interests
Join us at the Christmas GenealogyFair Weekend, 233
Waltham MA 02451
If you can't join us in person, you can send a Wanted Poster and your
research interests in your place.
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