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.

Protestant Schools in Quebec City

The question started with “Did my grandmother attend school while she was living in Quebec City?” And it snowballed as it usually does when doing genealogy. I found a book on the BAnQ (National Library and Archives of Quebec) website about Protestant Schools in Quebec. The book is called “Molding our tomorrows: a survey of…

‘Fresh Eyes’ Could Be a Genealogy Theme Song

The 1926 census in Canada covered the Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. I was very excited and counted down to its release. Other than my husband’s family my mother’s grandparents were living in Saskatchewan in 1926. We all know that census is a wonderful resource, adding context and details to our ancestor’s lives. I…