Kinfolk Finders Genealogical and Historical Services

Kinfolk Finders

and Historical Services


PowerPoint Genealogical and Historical Lectures by David R. Elliott, Ph.D.

David R. Elliott
  • Treasures in the Family Bible: genealogical ephemera found in the family Bible that led to my own genealogical quest.
  • Born four thousand miles apart: how I discovered that I was related to my wife. Using the Peoples of Canada series and a personal memoir, I document a wagon train trek from Ontario to British Columbia in the 1860s.
  • Irish Genealogy: what to expect in Ireland and necessary prior homework before going. One hour lectures to full day presentations.
  • Indexing Irish Cemeteries using digital and other techniques to decipher difficult headstones.
  • Emigration from the UK and Europe and Immigration into Canada: internet sources.
  • Tracking Henry Ross Halpin's Adventures in the West; Halpin was a Hudson's Bay Company fur trader and later an Indian Agent.
  • Going Beyond the Census Returns: what the ten year intervals miss; an interactive presentation.
  • Online Resources for doing genealogy in Western Canada
  • William Aberhart of Alberta: Canada's most controversial premier.
  • Ireland the Emerald Isle: Geography and History
  • Better Homes and Gardens of Ireland
  • "Klondike" Joe Boyle's Irish Roots
  • More than French Catholic records: using Ancestry's Drouin Collection
  • Getting the most out of Family Tree Maker
2009 Lecture