Absolutely Literate – Andrea is focussed on researching and sharing community history. She has been writing, editing, and teaching about sharing history for more than two decades.
Andrea has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of British Columbia. Andrea is a historian whose ancestors came from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Germany and settled in North America as early as 1620 and as recently as 1923. She was born and raised in British Columbia’s lower mainland.
Date: June 25
Time: 3:00 PM
Session: Prison and Court Records
Prison and court records can tell you a lot about your ancestors and their lives from legal battles to criminal activity.
Date: June 26
Time: 4:00 PM
Session: Finding Family in Nova Scotia
An overview of sources for finding family in the province of Nova Scotia. Includes discussion of records related to Mi’kmaq, Acadian, Black, and European people.