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  • Judith Rempel
    Jul 4, 2007
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      I - d say "this weekend" and "this Saturday" - but I should have been clearer.  The MHSA is having an open house on Saturday, July 7, from 9:30am to 5:00pm.  Our address is 2946 -32 Street NE.
       
      Judith Rempel
      MHSA Library & Archives Coordinator
      (cell: 969-5115) (MHSA: 250-1121)
       

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      From: Judith Rempel <rempel@...>
      Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2007 6:29 am
      Subject: MHSA Open House
      To: dist-gen@...

      > Come on, you know it ... you have an ancestor or an in-law with
      > M nnonite heritage and you've just not taken time to explore the
      > possibility.
      > Why not take this weekend's open house at the MHSA to explore
      > our resources to assist you! 
      > We have a large vault that's filled with many thousands of
      > Mennonite periodicals that go back to the 1920s in some cases -
      > many of them with electronic obituary indexes. 
      > Our library has about 1800 catalogued books in it - well
      > populated with family histories, school yearbooks (great for
      > photos), congregational and Mennonite conference histories,
      > biographies, etc. 
      > And, we have a number of church registers that are more valuable
      > than the Vital Stats offices for detailed dates about birth,
      > marriage, baptism, and burials. 
      > Plus ... records of immigration for 21,000 Mennonites who
      > arrived in Canada in the 1920s.
      > Check out some of our resources online
      > (www.mennonitehistory.org), our companion index to genealogy
      > sources (www.mennonites.ca) and take advantage of our trained
      > volunteers this Saturday.  Print out the family group sheet
      > for which you need more information, or bring your pedigree
      > chart with that Mennonite who has no printed ancestors and we'll
      > help you fill the glaring holes.
      >
      > Remember - it's not likely that you have NO Mennonite
      > heritage  We're everywhere!  (most common 
      > Mennonite surnames appear beneath my signature)
      >  
      > Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
      > Open House
      > 2nd floor, 2946 - 32 Street NE (across the street from Costco;
      > just 2 blocks west of Peter Lougheed Hospital)
      > You'll gain access to our secure facility by buzzing 238 (Irene
      > Klassen will let you in)
      > 9:30 am to 5 pm
      >
      > Before joining us .. stop in at the main floor for a Stampede
      > Breakfast being offered by the MCC (Mennonite Central Committee)
      > Thrift Store.
      >
      > Details needed?  Just write (queries@...)
      > or call (cell: 969-5115)
      >
      > Judith Rempel
      > MHSA Library & Archives Coordinator
      >
      > Klassen, Dyck, Penner, Friesen, Janzen, Neufeld, Wiebe, Enns, Peters
      > Martens, Rempel, Wiens, Tiessen, Thiessen Epp, Warkentin, Braun
      > Reimer, Dueck, Loewen, Fast, Isaak, Toews, Bergen, Sawatzky, Dick
      > Froese, Willms, Unger, Harder, Siemens, Schmidt, Giesbrecht
      > Vogt/Voth, Kroeker, Derksen/Doerksen, Schellenberg, Schroeder
      > Koop, Pauls, Falk, Huebert, Krahn, Hamm, Hildebrand,
      > Regier/Regier (yes, as in Robyn Regehr in Hockey), Funk,
      > Nickel (yes, as in Nickelback in Music)/Nikkel, Bold, Wall, Heinrichs
      > Bergmann, Unruh and Neufeld (yes, as in Greg Neufeld of Cdn Idol)
      >
      > Did you know ... Matthew Groening, creator of the Simpsons, is
      > also of (Saskatchewan) Mennonite roots?  Groening is a
      > historic Mennonite name as is Wolf, Schartner, etc - just not as
      > common as the above.
      >
      > In kinship,
      > Judith Rempel
      > MHSA Library & Archives Coordinator
      > queries@... and rempel@...
      >
      > Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
      > web: www.mennonitehistory.org
      > blog: http://mennonites.typepad.com/mennonite_historical_soci/
      >
      > Mennonite Genealogical Data Index
      >  www.mennonites.ca
      >
      > RempelFamily
      > www.rempelfamily.ca
      >
      >


      In kinship,
      Judith Rempel
      MHSA Library & Archives Coordinator
      queries@... and rempel@...

      Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
      web: www.mennonitehistory.org
      blog: http://mennonites.typepad.com/mennonite_historical_soci/

      Mennonite Genealogical Data Index
      www.mennonites.ca

      RempelFamily
      www.rempelfamily.ca
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