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From: "Jan & Stuart Moon" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] GOODSON, John B and Family - Farmer - Windsor, Essex,Ontario
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 23:03:42 +1000
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Thanks Nelson
I tend to look at things through 'today eyes' and forget and often don't
know, how things were then.
Regards
Jan
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nelson Denton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] GOODSON, John B and Family - Farmer - Windsor,
Essex,Ontario


>>>I am a little confused though, could they just arrive in the USA and go
>>>live
> in Canada?
>
> At that time "Once a British citizen always a British citizen" Since
> Canada
> was effectively still a British colony travel was easy.
>
> It would have been very simple to cross the border into Canada in those
> days. There was virtually no restraints on people crossing the border and
> almost no guards.
>>From what I've seen the rare person who was refused was usually very sick
> with a communicable disease or an obvious known troublemaker.
>
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