Thursday, January 18, 2007
The story of the 'Erie Wave' can be found here:
His second mishap, he wrecked off Ashtabula and had to swim ashore. His third was in Lake Huron off Sand Beach when a schooner ran on the rocks. He rescued the captain's wife and child using a rope.
A story of George Light can be found in the St Thomas Journal, 11 April 1917.
Friday, January 12, 2007
See the story of the Titanic http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Titanic
See the obituary of Henry W. McAdam's father Joseph McAdam on the website.
One of Joseph's daughters, Agnes McAdam also married William Folger Nickle, MP for Kingston. Nickle was famous in his time for trying to push through legislation to ban the peerage being bestowed on Canadians. Nickle's second wife was the daughter of the principal of Queen's University.
Friday, January 5, 2007
Thursday, January 4, 2007
Wednesday, January 3, 2007
Monday, January 1, 2007
Here is a quick sample of what the location of the Dunboyne Cemetery looks like in Google Maps.
We are now able to link your Flickr photos of Elgin County gravestones to the appropriate Elgin OGS cemetery transcription page. This photo of Levi Nickerson is linked to the Dunboyne Cemetery page.
If you have gravestone photos and would like them linked let us know.
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