Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Rhoda Ross & Alex W Fraser were part of 2 presentations in Glengarry County

This week we, Rhoda Ross & Alex W Fraser were part of 2 presentations as follows.

1-- Glengarry Archives, Williamstown, Ontario
Monday afternoon, August 5th, Penny Cavell & Wendy MacRae of the Glengarry Archives  http://glengarryarchives.ca  at the Sir John John Manor house had Alex W Fraser & Rhoda Ross of Courtenay BC give a talk on Genealogy. 18 people were present from Cornwall, Williamstown and visitors from Michigan, Florida. We helped a few people find some records on their family.

Also presented to Penny Cavell of the Glengarry Archives by Alex W Fraser was a CD of the St Raphael's B M D  for the period 1804 to 1835 inclusive with a 5100 name index under 26 heading. This consisted of  800 pages of material.

Steve Cameron who was in attendance at the Glengarry Archives for the talk by Alex W Frawer, Rhoda Ross, he gave an overview of the work being done on the Cameron Cemetery situated on McConnell Avenue between Cornwall center Road & Headline Road which was the burial place of Lieut Col John Cameron. The Old Cameron family cemetery is situated on the Cameron Farm which is now owned by Cornwall Gravel

To Penny & Wendy our sincere thanks for the effort in setting up this interesting afternoon lunch and presentation

2-- Dalkeith Historical Society  St Paul's Chapel, Dalkeith, Ontario 
Today, Aug 6th, the Dalkeith Historical Society http://acorn2011.com/ gave a tea for Alex W Fraser & Rhoda Ross of Courtenay BC, both former Glengarry County residents, between 11 am & 2 pm in their new Museum "St Paul's Chapel' Dalkeith, Ontario

A sincere thanks to the DHS & Frances Fraser for taking the time & effort to set up the session which was enjoyable with a lite lunch & refreshments


Take care and God Bless
Alex W Fraser
Courtenay, BC
The Glengarry Genealogical Society

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