Kristin Butcher

What jobs did your ancestors have?

A few years ago I wrote a book called Pharaohs and Foot…

Many pitfalls can catch you up in your research

In elementary school, I remember the teacher lining the students up around…

Family secrets – a genealogist’s conundrum

To tell or not to tell—that is the question genealogists must ask…

Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Most families have many heirlooms, and there is a reason they have been kept and passed along.

Leaving a legacy online

Geneology with Kristin Butcher

Don’t get discouraged – our family is out there

Tracing one’s ancestry today is much easier and faster than it used…

Well-intended home children program brought many to Canada

My grandfather, William Philip Martin, was a home child

What if your family tree has a limb that doesn’t seem to be attached?

Finding an adopted person’s roots is no easy task

Quest breaking through dead ends

Get into genealogy at next week's event

Forest industry made Campbell River

GENEALOGY: Without the logging industry, Campbell River may not have grown into the city it is today

Nothing beats a graveyard stroll

GENEALOGY: Rediscovering those misplaced stories and reworking them into the tapestry of our community