New Journals Received in March 2024

Kerri JamesMarch’s journals

Kerri James, MGS #520, Library Volunteer
Member of the Southeast and Winnipeg Branch

We have many periodicals available for use in our library. Some periodicals are digital while others are printed. The digital copies are available for viewing on the Resource Centre’s computers, and the current print copies are available for use within the Resource Centre.

The printed back issues are available for members to either review in the Resource Centre or to check out for up to 3 weeks.

Most Recent Issues

Genealogical Forum of Oregon (GFO) Journal

This digital periodical is published four times a year by the Genealogical Forum of Oregon. The March 2024 edition contains several lengthy articles packed into 52 pages. One article is “German Churches for the Ancestors of Grandma Minnie Elizabeth (Facks) Grafe (1891-1975), Part 1” by Mark Grafe. This follows the Facks, a German immigrant family through 4 generations in the United States. Another is, “A Process of Discovery Essay: Who Were the Parents of Rachel Webb (1809-1881), the Wife of John Thomas Wood (1808 –1964), of Mason County, Kentucky, and Boone County, Missouri”, by Harold E. Hinds Jr. This article outlines the steps taken to complete this research, along with the resulting successes and failures.

The Okanagan Researcher

This digital periodical is published four times a year by the Kelowna and District Genealogical Society. The March 2024 edition contains a number of short stories, among them, Joseph Chretien/Christien/Christian (1829-1916) and his siblings: Early Okanagan Pioneers, by Clair Smith Burns. This article follows Joseph, who was born in St. Anicet, Huntingdon County, Quebec and his move west to the Okanagan Mission in 1861.

Kingston Relations

This digital periodical is published five times a year by the Kingston Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society. The March/April 2024 edition contains an article “From No Story to a Life Story” by Carol Ufford. Carol started her research knowing only her great-grandmother’s name, which turned out to be her adopted name, and tells how she was able to unravel the mystery.

Additional Journals

In addition to the above, we have received the following journals:

A list of available journals at the MGS Resource Centre.

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