Thursday, 19 November 2020

Ancestry adds 30 million Canadian obituary notices from Newspapers.com

Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) has added a new collection of 30,877,928 obituaries from Canadian newspapers, which may help with tracing your emigrant ancestors:

Canada, Newspapers.com Obits Index, 1800s-current
www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/62226/

This database consists of facts extracted from obituaries found on Newspapers.com™ dating from the early 1800’s to current. 

Chris

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