Tag: Montreal

A Moment in Time

My dad was born Feb. 1, 1938 at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. This was a huge event in my grandparents lives. They had married later in life, she was 29 and he was 31 on January 28, 1928 and the event took place at Taylor Presbyterian Church. It would a month short…

Favorite Recipe – Fearless Female

March 7 — Share a favorite recipe from your mother or grandmother’s kitchen. Why is this dish your favorite? If you don’t have one that’s been passed down, describe a favorite holiday or other meal you shared with your family. Blog prompt from Lisa Alzo. I do not have any of either of my grandparents…

My Grandparents Marriage

March 4 — Do you have marriage records for your grandparents or great-grandparents? Write a post about where they were married and when. Any family stories about the wedding day? Post a photo too if you have one. I don’t have any stories to share about my grandparents wedding day. What I know is that…

Fearless Female – A Photo

March 2 — Post a photo of one of your female ancestors.  Who is in the photo?  When was it taken?  Why did you select this photo? Pictured above is Caroline Louisa Norton, my great Grandmother. Caroline was born in 1877 in Quebec City the daughter of Richard Lee Norton & Hannah Pozer Jeffery. Caroline…

52 Ancestors- #6 Caroline Louisa Norton

My paternal great grandmother Caroline Norton was born in Quebec City in 1878 to parents Richard Lee Norton and Hannah Pozer Jeffery . Caroline was leaves me with the feeling that she was a force to be reckoned with. Reviewing old documents indicates her faith, community spirit, independence and the love of her family. This little card…