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The Cemetery Record of Allister Daniel Rawding and Family

When I visited the grave of Allister Daniel Rawding and Family in 2005, I obtained a copy of the cemetery record for the lot. Continue reading

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The Grave of Allister Daniel Rawding and Family

Allister Daniel Rawding was the grandfather of several of my maternal first cousins. He immigrated to the United States from Nova Scotia, Canada and died in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He is buried in St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester with his wife and three of his children. Continue reading

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Is this John Rawding in the 1911 Census of Canada?

After finding the family of John Rawding in the 1901 Census of Canada, I searched for the family in the 1911 Census, but couldn’t find the family.  I did find a John Rawding in Nova Scotia in 1911, but he is … Continue reading

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Not All Document Images Are Created Equal

Yesterday I wrote about the World War I Draft Registration Card I found for Allister Rawding.  The images I presented were downloaded from the internet and were fairly difficult to read. While filing that record, I found I had electronic images from … Continue reading

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Allister Rawding Registers for the World War I Draft

Allister Rawding, the father-in-law of my Aunt Nat, registered for the World War I Draft on 05 Jun 1917.  In 1901, he was living with his parents and siblings in Nova Scotia, but in 1917 he was living in Norwood, … Continue reading

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James Rawding Crosses the United States – Canada Border

While searching for the 1901 Canadian Census Record for John Rawding and his family, I came across several other records for this family.  In particular, I noticed that some of the family members traveled back and forth between Canada and … Continue reading

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John Rawding in the 1901 Census of Canada

Today, I participated in an online chat for the Canadian Records courses I’m taking through the National Institute for Genealogical Studies.  During that chat, I mentioned that I was interested in finding Canadian immigration records.  None of my direct ancestors lived … Continue reading

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