Author: Patricia Greber

Hello….it’s me….and my ancestors. My research is very Canada-based - Ontario, Montreal, Quebec City. Later the family moved to west - Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, B.C. Before Canada, my ancestry connects to Ireland, England & Scotland but sadly on most records they seemed to be pretty shy about naming anything beyond their country of origin, so I continue the hunt! Mission: The lives before me remembered for the benefit of those who come after.

Index to Ontario Wills on OnLand

I was working on OnLand this morning and was surprised to see an option on the Historical Books to browse through a will index. I am not sure if this is well known so I will go through how I discovered the wills on this site. Start at the OnLand website and select your County…

Military Resource: Vancouver Gunners

In looking for lesser known Military resources in Canada I came across this website: Vancouver Gunners. The site explains that it covers the Artillery on the mainland of B.C. and specifically the 15th Field Regiment. The site has a Nominal Roll that you can look through for your ancestor. Another great resource on the page…