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LAC Release New Digital Records

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has recently released several useful digital databases, free, on their Web site:

WWI VETERANS DEATH CARDS
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=36&interval=50&sk=0

WAR OF 1812 COLLECTION (Remember, blacks in the War of 1812 served in the Coloured Corps):

- Board of Claims for Losses
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=33&interval=50&sk=0&PHPSESSID=8rtmpt1cfn1b71f9u07frsh845

This is provided WITHOUT an index, and the database is NOT searchable by name. However, the following URL provides important information to help you navigate to the correct digital image set, so you can find your ancestors (scroll down to List of content of microfilm reels):
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-130-0014-e.html?PHPSESSID=8rtmpt1cfn1b71f9u07frsh845
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- Lower Canada (Quebec) Nominal Rolls and Paylists
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=34&interval=50&sk=0&PHPSESSID=v6gf551ppcvsdtpuk9nru11d74

No index, not searchable by name, but the link, below, describes how the names are arranged on the microfilms, which should help you find your ancestors (scroll down to List of content of microfilm reels):
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-130-0015-e.html?PHPSESSID=v6gf551ppcvsdtpuk9nru11d74

- Upper Canada (Ontario) Nominal Rolls and Paylists
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=35&interval=50&sk=0&PHPSESSID=jcd0mprmtpmb9v6j68it3fsma2

No index, not searchable by name, but the link, below, describes how the names are arranged on the microfilms, which should help you find your ancestors (scroll down to List of content of microfilm reels):
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-130-0016-e.html?PHPSESSID=jcd0mprmtpmb9v6j68it3fsma2
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- Miscellaneous Records
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-110.02-e.php?&q2=32&interval=50&sk=0&&PHPSESSID=pd1c5l6gp520rvif8nvi9tvq82

No index, not searchable by name, but the link, below, describes how the names are arranged on the microfilms, which should help you find your ancestors (scroll down to List of content of microfilm reels):
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-130-0013-e.html?PHPSESSID=pd1c5l6gp520rvif8nvi9tvq82
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Happy Hunting.

- Lisa B. Lee, PLCGS
Oakland, CA

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