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Where in the World ... ?

“Where in the World” Archive

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The Gold Rushton

Where are Michel Lewis and Pat Blackburn (Hamilton) with Peter Scandlan and Patricia Scott (Nova Scotia Branch)?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Recent Nova Scotia members Peter Scandlan and his aunt, Patricia Scott of Ontario, were presented with their certificates in Hamilton, ON on Feb 23, 2017. Ancestors are Jeremiah RUSHTON and his father, John RUSHTON Sr., Westchester Refugees to Cumberland County, NS. Thank you to Hamilton Branch for making the presentation. ]

Nova Charta

Where are (L-R) John Eaman, Ed Morrissey, and John Chard?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ On April 20th, 1982 the Halifax-Dartmouth Branch received a new Charter from Association President, John A. Eaman at a ceremony held in St. George's Anglican Church which in 1995 was destroyed by fire. Mr. Edward Morrissey, President, accepted this Charter. In 2013, the Branch was renamed to the Nova Scotia Branch. ]

Fine Print

Where are Hamilton Branch members Martha Hemphill, UE; Gloria Howard, UE; and Pat Blackburn, UE?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Martha, Gloria and Pat are shown at the annual Heritage book fair in Waterdown. ]

A Grave Matter

Where are Carol Harding and Joe Munroe with other members of Nova Scotia Branch?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ During a tour of graveyard at Old St. Edwards Loyalist Church in Clementsport, NS on Sept. 17, 2016 taken organized by NS Branch, Carol Harding (left) and Joe Munroe, members of the branch, examine one of the Loyalist gravestones. (Submitted by Brian McConnell.) ]

Yurt Up

Where are Doug Grant and Nancy Conn, Gov. Simcoe Branch?

Where in the World?
Where in the World?

Answer:   [ While travelling on the Trans-Siberian Express route which goes from Moscow to Beijing, two days were spent in Mongolia. One night was off the train, either in a hotel in Ulan Bator or in a Yurt. Doug and Nancy chose the latter. It was hardly roughing it as had been expected in this camp of about thirty yurts. The wood stove made it warm and cozy in the evening, but it was chilly by morning. The scenery was rather spectacular in this valley between mountain ranges. Yurt camps are rather popular – four in this one photo. ]

Dearly Beloved

Where are Susan Hutchins (Bicentennial Br.), Ruth Nicholson and Jean Rae Baxter (Hamilton Br.), and Peter & Carol Davey (Kingston Branch)?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ If the title isn't a dead giveaway and this second photo doesn't help, these photos were taking at the wedding of Jean Rae Baxter, UE, to Leigh Smith, on Oct. 22, 2016. The reception was held at Queen's University Hall, Kingston. Congratulations to Jean and Leigh from the UELAC! ]

Reach Out, Reach Up, Reach Forward

Where are Carl Stymiest and Mavia Pickett?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ They are pictured supporting the Vancouver Branch outreach display at the B.C. Highland Games in Coquitlam, June 2016. ]

Hatt's On, Hatt's Off

Where are Hamilton Branch members Pat Blackburn, Ruth Nicholson, Paul Lewington, and Marilyn Hardsand?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ The four Hamilton Branch members attended the re-dedication of the Cooley-Hatt Cemetery, Ancaster in Sept. 2016. This pioneer cemetery was saved from being part of a new housing development, mainly through the efforts of Rick Hatt of Niagara, a descendant of Richard Hatt. Note that Richard Hatt was not a Loyalist himself, but married the daughter of Loyalist Preserved Cooley. (See the plaque up close.) ]

Teachables

Where is Hamilton Branch member Ruth Nicholson?

Where in the World?
Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Hamilton Branch reaches out to schools and offers presentations to student classes. Ruth Nicholson made this presentation to 90 third-grade students at Guy Brown Public School in October 2016. ]

Beribboned and Certified

Where are Vancouver Branch Past President Carl Stymiest and Chilliwack Branch Genealogist Marlene Dance?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Each Fall the Pacific Region Branches UELAC celebrate the Landing of the Fall Fleet in 1782 in Nova Scotia which then included what a year later became the new colony of New Brunswick. Carl and Marlene are witnessing the presentation of Loyalist Certificates during the event which in 2016 was hosted by Chilliwack Branch. ]

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