Welcome to my genealogy web site. On this web site, you can find the research that I have conducted on my family’s history. You can find a list of the important families on this site below or here.
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Most of the families on this tree emigrated from Europe to Canada in the 19th century. Below is a list of the main branches on my tree sorted by country of origin.
|England to Canada||Scotland to Canada||Ireland to Canada||Germany to Canada||USA to Canada|
Hello there, friends and family. My genealogy site Twigged.ca has laid fallow for far too long. I’ve been off working on other projects — namely, finishing my PhD in Writing Studies. The two years following the completion of that degree have been spent recovering from that arduous process. However, I now have more time for [Read more …]
Born in 1902, Ludwig Hamann, my husband’s grandfather, lived in Germany in a tumultuous time. He experienced the First World War and the interwar period when life in Germany was difficult for many. He joined a company that sold chicory coffee in 1922 and worked as a salesman for many years. Around that time, he also [Read more …]
Recent comments and inquiries about my Burke family research have reminded me that I do have a couple of additional pieces of information to add to the Burke family story. In a previous post, I mentioned that I believed that I had found the brother of my g-g-g-grandfather David Burk. I believe that David and [Read more …]
I have done some major work on the web site in the last few months. I have updated its look (yay!), and I have made some behind the scene changes that make some things easier for me (and hopefully for readers too). Twigged also has a brand-new Facebook page if you would like to follow [Read more …]