Researching Irish Catholic and Francophone Rideau Canal Ancestors, 1826-1832
at the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
May 17, 2015:
Grace Lewis presented a paper at the recent Gene-O-Rama Conference of the Ottawa Branch of the
Ontario Genealogical Society. Her paper, in .pdf format below, shows how to research your Rideau
Canal ancestors who may have been working on constructing the Canal between 1826 and 1832.
Many of these workers settled in the Ottawa area and we have been here for seven or eight generations.
The examples shown in her paper follow several families from 1826 up until about 1926.
Read it here: http://www.bytown.net/Grace's Presentation, 2015.pdf
... Al Lewis
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