Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Canadian Genealogy News (CGN) 01 September 2015

Here are some news items which have come across my desk this morning - 

1921 census for Pictou County, Nova Scotia has been posted 

The 1921 census for Pictou County, Nova Scotia is now fully transcribed and available to view at the link below. 

As usual, if you are not already a member of his site, you will have to complete a free registration form. 

Canada and U.S., Dutch Emigrants, 1946-1963

Very seldom does Ancestry put on new Canadian records, but this week there is a new one - Canada and U.S., Dutch Emigrants, 1946-1963.

You may find the following on the databse -


birth date

place of origin

arrival year


sponsor year


relation to head

family size

This database was Dutch Emigrant Families Assisted by the Immigration Committee of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, 1946–1963. Archives at Calvin College in Heritage Hall, Christian Reformed Church of North America, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

The database is at http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60926

Family members and others gathered at the DeForest Pioneer Cemetery in Milton, Ontario

On Saturday Aug 29, members of the DeForest family and others gathered at the DeForest Pioneer Cemetery in Milton, Ontario to witness the unveiling of a United Empire Loyalist Burial Site plaque to recognize Abraham DeForest.

See the photos on the Halton-Peel Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/774317655963454/permalink/920942034634348/

Abraham DeForest is listed at the United Empire Loyalist Directory at http://www.uelac.org/Loyalist-Info/loyalist_list.php?letter=d

Happy researching!


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