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Exploring Quebec Roots

In 2008, Quebec City commemorated 400 years from its founding. Our daughter was living in Montreal at the time. With my partner we took the opportunity and time to visit both our daughter in Montreal, and the City of Quebec.

Having done some family research I understood that there were more than one Douglas family branches with history in the Eastern Townships (the area south and east of Montreal to the border with the USA). I spent some time traveling to locations on both the…


Added by Mark Thaddeus Douglas on April 7, 2013 at 0:30 — 1 Comment

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Making conections

The more information you can give about the people you mention, the more chance there is of someone else connecting with your family.

Dates and places of births, deaths and marriages all help to place families.

Professions also help.

'My great-grandmother mother was a Douglas from Montrose' does not give many clues to follow up! But a bit of flesh on the bones makes further research possible. But if we are told who she married, what his profession was and where the children were baptised, then we can get to work.

Maybe it is time to update the information in your profile?

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