Tag Archives: family history

  1. The Christmas Trees of Pelkie Field: A French Canadian Winter Tale

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    November 29, 2015 by The Editor

    In what has been a great family project, my brother has written and published a short story – available on …
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  2. The Tree: Forgetting and the Right to Privacy

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    October 21, 2013 by The Editor

    We still have sorrows that are passed to us from early generations, those to handle besides our own, and cruelties …
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  3. The Tree: Finding Our Cousins – The ‘Fun’ of Genealogy

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    October 14, 2013 by The Editor

    After a considerable break from writing on my usual topics here at The Red Cedar, I am happy to be …
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  4. Genealogy as a Bridge to Cultural Discovery

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    April 21, 2013 by The Editor

    The practice of genealogy can be described in many ways. Through genealogy, many people come to appreciate that they have …
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  5. The Tree: Family Stories and Cultural Legacy

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    November 21, 2012 by The Editor

    There was a period of time, in my twenties, when I was eager to quash the stories that supposedly told …
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  6. The Tree Tip #7: Networking

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    April 1, 2012 by The Editor

    Although I was very self-motivated as a young child to explore my family history, in retrospect nothing much would have …
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  7. The Tree Tip # 5: Fanciful Stories and Darker Truths – Sorting Out Family Lore

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    February 26, 2012 by The Editor

    In family lore we find a source, the usefulness of which is often in the amorphous nature of its content. …
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