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An index to some families of [[Portal:Alberta|Alberta]], from published biographies, census records (1881–1891), directories to 1913, genealogies, local histories, and vital records in newspapers is:  
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''[[Canada|Canada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alberta|Alberta]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alberta_Genealogy|Genealogy]]''
  
*Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. ''The Western Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates.'' 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=971+D22w 971 D22w].) Indexes about 300,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, and Yukon (also includes Alaska). Sources are listed at the end of each volume.
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An index to some families of Alberta, from published biographies, census records (1881–1891), directories to 1913, genealogies, local histories, and vital records in newspapers is:
  
=== Printing Your Family History ===
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*Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. ''The Western Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates.'' 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library book {{FHL|971 D22w|disp=971 D22w}}.) Indexes about 300,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, and Yukon (also includes Alaska). Sources are listed at the end of each volume.
  
Pulling together a family history is not an easy task, but it is without question one of the most rewarding activities you can be doing with your time. The end product will provide a wonderful depository for family stories, traditions, and other memories. The fruits of you labors will be appreciated for generations to come.
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=== Writing and Sharing Your Family History  ===
  
[http://pmpc.byu.edu/Copy/family_history/index.php Brigham Young University's Print and Mail Production Center] offers facilities and consultants to assist genealogists in printing their family histories. Their consultants can answer questions regarding formatting, layout, scanning photos, and can assist in the printing process.
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Sharing your own family history is valuable for several reasons:<br>
  
Print and Mail Production Center's facilities include state of the art digital printing equipment, offset presses, and a full service bindery.
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*It helps you see gaps in your own research and raises opportunities to find new information.  
 
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*It helps other researchers progress in researching ancestors you share in common.
See also [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/A_Guide_to_Printing_Your_Family_History A Guide To Printing Your Family History]
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*It draws other researchers to you who already have information about your family that you do not yet possess.  
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*It draws together researchers with common interests, sparking collaboration opportunities. For instance, researchers in various localities might choose to do lookups for each other in remote repositories. Your readers may also share photos of your ancestors that you have never seen before.<br>
  
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:See also:
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:*[[Create a Family History]]
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:*[[Writing Your Family and Personal History]]
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:*[[A Guide to Printing Your Family History]]
  
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Revision as of 04:33, 3 March 2013

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An index to some families of Alberta, from published biographies, census records (1881–1891), directories to 1913, genealogies, local histories, and vital records in newspapers is:

  • Elliot, Noel Montgomery, ed. The Western Canadians, 1600–1900: An Alphabetized Directory of the People, Places, and Vital Dates. 3 vols. Toronto: Genealogical Research Library, 1994. (Family History Library book 971 D22w.) Indexes about 300,000 names from various sources for the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, and Yukon (also includes Alaska). Sources are listed at the end of each volume.

Writing and Sharing Your Family History

Sharing your own family history is valuable for several reasons:

  • It helps you see gaps in your own research and raises opportunities to find new information.
  • It helps other researchers progress in researching ancestors you share in common.
  • It draws other researchers to you who already have information about your family that you do not yet possess.
  • It draws together researchers with common interests, sparking collaboration opportunities. For instance, researchers in various localities might choose to do lookups for each other in remote repositories. Your readers may also share photos of your ancestors that you have never seen before.
See also: