Yip Sang, the Patriarch – Reflections on a True Canadian Pioneer

Guest blogger and Ancestry Canada Advisory Board Member: Linda Yip I thought I knew my great-grandfather. I grew up in Vancouver, BC. I’m one of hundreds of the descendants of Yip Ch’un Tien, known to us all as Yip Sang. “Yip Sang,” my family said, “is your great-grandfather. He had 4 wives,19 sons and 4 Read More

Exploration des collections Drouin et Tanguay

Blogueuse invitée et membre du conseil consultatif d’Ancestry Canada : Lianne Kruger Dans les années 1980, j’ai fait des recherches sur ma lignée paternelle jusqu’au premier propriétaire foncier européen du Canada. Il n’y avait pas d’internet à l’époque, alors tout s’est fait par courrier, à la bibliothèque et dans les archives. Ma grand-mère m’a donné Read More

Exploring the Drouin and Tanguay Collections

Guest blogger and Ancestry Canada Advisory Board Member: Lianne Kruger In the 1980s I researched my paternal line back to the first European landowner of Canada. There was no internet at the time so all was done with mail, the library and archives. My grandmother gave me the name of her parents, their marriage date Read More