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Canadian genealogists are calling
for the opening of that country’s 1921 census, which became eligible for release
June 1 after the required 92-year waiting period. It’s unclear why the records haven’t
can read more in this article from the Kingston Whig-Standard.
An online petition to release the 1921 Canadian census is circulating. You
can read more about it and link to it on the Olive Tree Genealogy blog.
Filming is underway for Genealogy Roadshow, premiering Sept. 23 on PBS. The Tennessean
gives you a
look behind the scenes at filming in Nashville. (Hey—that’s Kenyatta Berry, who
wrote our guide
to researching African-American ancestors during the era of slavery.)
In other genealogy filming news, Family Tree Magazine’s Photo Detective, Maureen A.
Taylor, has been shooting Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film with Verissima
can see photos from the shoot on the Revolutionary Voices blog.
As we all wait for the royal baby, who’s due this week (I feel sorry for the little
one’s parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, getting all that pressure to HAVE
THE BABY ALREADY), this news from findmypast.com might
tide us over: The genealogy company has named several celebrity babies who’ll be cousin
to His or Her Royal Highness. Find
out who they are and read about the research methodology behind the discoveries at