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“Where in the World” Archive

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Social Distancing

Where is Nova Scotia Branch member Ann McConnell?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ N.S. Branch Secretary Ann McConnell is at Christ Church Anglican at Karsdale, Annapolis County, NS. The church was built in 1791 by United Empire Loyalists and consecrated by Bishop Charles Inglis in 1793. ]

Where Bob The Bruise Ignited Flatbread

Where is Dawn Goodwin, Victoria Branch, with her daughter Susie?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ At the Bannockburn battlefield, Stirlingshire, Scotland, Dawn and daughter, Susie pose in their “Robert the Bruce” T-shirts below the equestrian statue of King Robert the Bruce of Scotland, who vanquished the English army under King Edward II in 1314. According to the LDS Church genealogical website, database and universal family tree, familysearch.org, Susie and Dawn – through Dawn's mother's line – are direct descendants of King Robert the Bruce, through his daughter, Princess Marjorie, and his grandson, King Robert II, the first Stewart/Stuart monarch. ]

The Last King Of ... (Not Scotland)

Where is Victoria Branch member Fran Rose?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ On February 27, 2020 in front of the Palace of the King of Tonga. I had not known that there was a king in that country! It is the last remaining Polynesian monarchy. This was one stop on a long cruise which was cut short mid-trip due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ]

He Can Cedar Future

Where is Vancouver Branch member Carl Stymiest?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Surrounded by bright green cedar trees, Carl is pictured on his daily Covid-19 neighbourhood walkabout in BC's lower mainland during week #5 of the British Columbia lock-down. ]

Lifting The Veil

Where are Calgary Branch members David Hongisto, UE; Barbara Hongisto, UE; Pat Sadler Brown, UE; and Suzanne Davidson, UE?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Calgary Branch unveiled the first Alberta cemetery plaque on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Lethbridge. The plaque reads “Herein Lie Descendants of United Empire Loyalists.” Robert A. Davis, the Police Chief of Lethbridge, is descended from Loyalists in the Brantford area where his ancestors lived. He is transferring to the Six Nations Police Force there. Loyalists John Cole, Jesse Bigelow and George Hughson are represented by descendants in the cemetery. ]

Where Time Stops

Where is Victoria Branch member Fran Rose?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Aboard Holland America's ship the Amsterdam, I am standing in front of an elaborate clock that unfortunately no longer functions. This was on March 19, 2020 just when cruise ships were a major focus around the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our cruise, like so many others, was ordered to cease 50 days short of the date planned. ]

Light Reading – Tomes & Tombs

Where are Jo Ann Tuskin, Gov. Simcoe Branch and (in the other photo) Linda Young, Toronto Branch?

Where in the World?
Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Beth Adams from Toronto Branch UELAC was the speaker at a 2019 meeting of Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society. Others including Jo Ann Tuskin UE from Gov. Simcoe Branch and Linda Young UE from Toronto Branch attended in period clothing and brought along items for people to browse. ]

My Little Bowl Runneth Over

Where are Vancouver Branch (plus additionally Bridge Annex and Chilliwack Branches) members Donna and Kira Little, UE?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ Kirra Little, UE, and mother Donna Little, UE, are pictured at a 6game bowling tournament at Commodore Lanes in Vancouver, BC, wearing new UELAC duds! (Photo credit: Donna's Dad – not used to cell phone technology.) ]

On The Big Blue Canal

Where is New Brunswick Branch member Malcolm Newman?

Where in the World?

Answer:   [ There is an iconic children's programme on the BBC called Blue Peter, which has been regularly broadcast in the UK since 1958. Malcolm is pictured pointing across the canal to the BBC studio, where a window displays the Blue Peter title and imagery – though it might look a bit like graffiti to the untrained eye. ]

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