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    Sorry it wasn't her. When I'm searching for "my"...

    Sorry it wasn't her. When I'm searching for "my" elusive family member I'll try and remember to search for Annie E. Griffiths.
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    First I have to apologize profusely! It wasn't...

    First I have to apologize profusely! It wasn't on the Library & Archives Canada website but at: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2HLM-JQB. I then found it elsewhere but I'll have to dig a...
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    O.K. - I'll try to get the actual link for you.

    O.K. - I'll try to get the actual link for you.
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    Yes, it is curious that she's not showing up...

    Yes, it is curious that she's not showing up ANYWHERE. I have an ancestor who is fairly elusive after 1841 but I'm confident that he WILL appear in at least one other official place if I spend some...
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    I checked the following: Canadian Naturalization...

    I checked the following: Canadian Naturalization records 1915-39 no Annie E. Griffiths. She's not in the records of the Grosse-Ile Quarantine Station 1832-1937. She doesn't appear in the...
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    I just checked the Canadian 1911 census for...

    I just checked the Canadian 1911 census for GriffithS and Griffith (no "s") and in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, Newfoundland...
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    Could she have been what we call in Canada "The...

    Could she have been what we call in Canada "The British Home Children"?? These were frequently orphans sent to Canada to work. If they were LUCKY, they stayed with decent people who treated them...
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    I just checked the Canadian 1911 census ad there...

    I just checked the Canadian 1911 census ad there are a number of "Anne" and "Annie" Griffiths. You didn't mention how old "your" Anne E. was though so that's as far as I could go. Here's the link:...
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    O.K. - so it was an express point A to point B...

    O.K. - so it was an express point A to point B with (supposedly) no stops in-between. Again, is the number of passengers going onto the ship the same number that got off? What is the last date you...
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    Question: was the number of passengers who...

    Question: was the number of passengers who boarded the ship the same as the number who disembarked in Montreal? What I'm wondering is if the ship went straight from Liverpool to Montreal or did it...
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    I'm also not above posting advertisements on...

    I'm also not above posting advertisements on Kijiji and other sale sites here in Canada so I'll follow that route too! I've had good luck with Kijiji - bought my daughter a set of (really expensive)...
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    Thank you! I checked last night and WHEN listed...

    Thank you! I checked last night and WHEN listed the films I need seem to be 35mm. However, after reading Guy's post below, I'll have to give it more thought. I got an inkling yesterday about the...
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    Groan..... I knew it couldn't be easy!! I'll go...

    Groan..... I knew it couldn't be easy!! I'll go to FHC and see if by some stroke of luck, the microfilms for the part of Devon I need are one or the other. Otherwise I'll have to tweak the plan I...
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    I figured it would be something like that but it...

    I figured it would be something like that but it IS shocking when one first comes across an ancestor described as "a lunatic for 45 years" as I did. Having "been there and done that" with my own...
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    Another question here. Are the microfilms 35mm? ...

    Another question here. Are the microfilms 35mm? It's been so long that I've gone to the LDS centre in the nearest city that I can't remember!

    There's actually a US patent for something along the...
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    Duh-h-h....! I never thought of checking if Bell...

    Duh-h-h....! I never thought of checking if Bell & Howell might have an attachment of some sort!! This is an old clunker (B & H model ARB VIII) that I picked up at a yard sale for $10 CDN so it's...
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    Yes, many of "my" family tree were ag. labourers...

    Yes, many of "my" family tree were ag. labourers too who didn't tend towards leaving wills or having anything probated! And I can sympathize with having the surname of "Smith" to have to trace. I...
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    I too have a lovely photo of my Great-Aunt Muriel...

    I too have a lovely photo of my Great-Aunt Muriel Clark in her nursing uniform dramatically posed on a set of sweeping steps with the breeze lightly blowing. I actually remember her - she was...
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    I myself had been wondering where nurses got...

    I myself had been wondering where nurses got their training in the late 1800's. One great-aunt is listed as a "probationer nurse" in a hospital in the 1901 census and my step-great-grandmother was an...
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    MicroFICHE reader to microFILM reader?

    Anyone online ever tried to remodel a microFICHE reader so that it can read microFILM as well? I have a microfiche reader and saw some photos online showing what a microFILM reader looks like. I'm...
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    I too, Spison, discovered that my great-uncle was...

    I too, Spison, discovered that my great-uncle was in Blackadon (a.k.a. Moorhaven Asylum) from at least 1911 to 1938. However, he was only described as "a lunatic for 45 years" Who knows, "back then"...
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    Ah-h-h... my chuckle for the day!! Isn' it just...

    Ah-h-h... my chuckle for the day!! Isn' it just marvellous when John (b. 1816), has John (1854) who then VERY creatively has John (1876)??! And many of my family tree lived to be 85, 89 even 101 so...
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    I can thoroughly relate to that Nicolina! "John,...

    I can thoroughly relate to that Nicolina! "John, George, Sarah Jane/Mary Jane/Mary Anne (or any other combinations thereof) are particularly liked in my family tree!! I THINK I have some of it...
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    (Giggling!) MY great-grandfather did the same...

    (Giggling!) MY great-grandfather did the same thing except HE married sister #1, had a bunch of kids and then obviously "invited" sister #2 over to Canada (from Wales) to "visit " (a.k.a. "babysit") ...
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    More information. In this link there are a...

    More information. In this link there are a number of people with the surname "Pekrul" mentioned.http://www.genealogyintime.com/GenealogyResources/Tools/free_genealogy_search_engine.html
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