To come

Saturday, February 16, 2019

This is a sample blog post

John Eli Udell - Place of Birth

Friday, February 15, 2019

Similar to my last article I would like to offer my opinion as to the birthplace of John Eli Udell, my great-grandfather. I believe that generally the...

John and Margaret (Brown) Udell - Their Ancestry and Birthplace

Friday, February 15, 2019

I would like to offer my opinion with respect to the ancestry and birthplace of John Udell and his wife Margaret Brown, given the diversity of data concerning...

The America Civil War

Monday, December 3, 2018

A number of the family served in the America Civil War after they left Ontario. This article will focus on a couple of those people. More specifically...

World War I - Nathaniel James Lebans

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Nathaniel James Lebans (Slim) enlisted at Edmonton, Alberta on the 13nd of February 1917. The story in the family is that he tried to enlist with the...

World War II - Ralph McLeod Lebans

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Ralph McLeod Lebans: born May 9, 1916, in Edmonton Alberta, the son of Nathaniel James Lebans and Catherine Arabella McLeod. His father had attempted...

World War II - Gordon W. Udell

Saturday, November 10, 2018

My father and his friend Junior were stationed in England during World War II and requested dispatch rider positions as "their friends would go out and...

Picture of one of the earliest siblings born in Canada

Friday, December 30, 2016

This is a picture of Nancy Udell, born 1810 her husband Robert Meddaugh and an unidentified woman. I do know that Nancy’s mother Margaret Brown was living...

A little white prevarication

Friday, December 30, 2016

The following is a brief commentary on what I believe to be the degree to which social norms can cause a significant amount of anxiety, sometimes resulting...

John Udell and Grandson

Friday, December 30, 2016

The following is a picture of John Udell, born 1816 in Pickering Ontario, grandson of Mathew Udell, a soldier in the 26th or Cameronian Regiment, and...


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