The Discovery of a Long Lost Relative-The Untold Story of Alfred Borth

The Discovery of a Long Lost Relative-The Untold Story of Alfred Borth

One of the fascinating aspects of being an amateur genealogist and one of things for which we all aspire is to find or locate a long lost relative and in doing so, being able to add another interesting chapter or footnote to our family history. Following some recent research and some diligent investigative work, I was able to accomplish this task and am pleased to share this work with others that share my passion for genealogy and family history.

One of the earliest articles that I wrote after developing an interest in genealogy and family history (and following in the footsteps of my Uncle Bill Anhorn) was entitled,” The Anhorn Family History- from My Perspective”, which has recently been updated. In this article, I chronicled the Anhorn family history by not only detailing the Anhorn antecedents but I endeavored to put the family history in some historical and political context. As I noted, my Great Grandfather Jacob Anhorn emigrated from Bessarabia with his family to Western Canada in 1910 and established a homestead in the province of Saskatchewan, which at the time was known as the District of Assiniboia. READ ON

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