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Home Home on the Range - To the Prairies and the Rocky Mountain -Understanding Homestead records and immigration to Manitoba

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Home Home on the Range for My Family in Manitoba

Using my family as a case study this session will go through how I found my ancestors homestead in southern Manitoba and see what it looks like today. We will go through the following steps:

• Find the Homestead records

• Figure out what the homestead records is saying

• Find the latitude and longitude.

• Find the location, center and four corners on Google maps.

Presenter: Lianne Kruger

Presenter's Bio: Lianne Kruger, is a professional genealogist and speaker specializing in Canada, homesteading for U.S. and Canada, video recording family history, and using technology in all aspects of genealogy. She is a member of the board and communication director for mitoYDNA.org. She is on the Ancestry.ca advisory board and is the webmaster, database and social media chair for Alberta Genealogical Society (AGS). She previously served six years as 1st VP of AGS and President of Red Deer Branch. She earned the AGS President’s award in 2020.

She earned a computer degree and has taught computer software courses since 1982. She has recently earned a certificate and Associate degree in Family History from Brigham Young University Idaho.

Lianne is a frequent speaker at conferences and webinars including RootsTech, NGS, Legacy FamilyTree Webinars, FamilyRoots, THE Genealogy Show (UK), Vivid-Pix, Ontario Ancestors, and BIFHSGO. She has had articles published in BYU Studies Quarterly, FamilySearch, Ancestry, LDSTech, SK Translations, ISBGFH, and AGS Relatively Speaking. Lianne is a member of Associate of Professional Genealogists, Vivid-Pix, AGS, Ontario Ancestors, and National Genealogical Society. 

Brought to you by the Manitoba Genealogical Society and Safe at Home Manitoba.


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