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How We Got Here

13 EpisodesProduced by Brian NashWebsite

Exploring Genealogy and Family History from and through Atlantic Canadians

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Meeting the Coolest Lady in Canadian Genealogy

April 30th, 2021


In this Episode, I am joined by Cara MacDonald,  ‎Librarian and Genealogical Research Manager at Scotiabank Family History Centre located at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.  We talk about the Centre, …

A little bit of this a little bit of that

April 15th, 2021


Hey, I want to apologize for the delay in getting this out this is a little bit of a different podcast as I talk about some of my current struggles …

Thanks to Google - My Granny Anderson Speaks from the Grave

March 31st, 2021


Host Brian Nash is joined by his Favourite Guest to date - His Granny Anderson as he reaches back 44 years to hear her come alive again and share some stories of her life

Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 

Beacon …

What If Benedict Arnold Was Responsible For The World’s Best Scallops?

March 3rd, 2021


In This episode, I interview Author Brian McConnell and we talk about his latest book The Loyalists of Digby 

Resources Mentioned in This Episode: 

The Loyalists of Digby
Brian McConnell on Instagram

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Why You And Your Family Matters To Me Now And In 1911

February 18th, 2021


In this episode, I take a break from the normal format to share my thoughts on the past 6 episodes and what’s coming in the future,  and then the second segment is part 3 of my Canadian Census Series, a brief look at …

Counting Chromosomes and Counting People

February 3rd, 2021


Welcome to Episode 6 of How we got here In this episode Counting Chromosomes and Counting People I have guest Mags Gaulden a Genetic Genealogist and …

Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends

January 20th, 2021


In our fifth episode, I begin a look Canadian Census over the next few episodes with an overview of the importance of Canadian Censuses for Genealogists.

In my second segment I sit down and talk with fellow Canadian …

Looking to the Past to Help us Look Forward

January 5th, 2021


In our fourth episode Looking to the Past to Help us Look Forward host, Brian Nash discusses 2021 his New Year's resolutions, and what the year ahead …

The Last Great Genealogy Show of 2020

December 23rd, 2020


In our Third Episode The Last Great Genealogy Show of 2020, host Brian Nash talks about what’s on his Genealogy, Christmas List, then he does an Interview Author Brian McConnell, and wraps up the episode as he shares …

A Purpose For Everything

December 9th, 2020


In our Second Episode A Purpose for Everything, host Brian Nash discusses Purposeful Genealogy and the Importance of Goal Setting and SMART Goal …


November 25th, 2020


Season 1 - Episode 1 - Beginnings

In our first episode, we will be a conversation with Brother and Sister Genealogis Team Lynda Villanova Gleason and

The Not So Sinister Family Secret Of My Granny Anderson

October 25th, 2020


Family stories are an important piece to understanding your family history.  Genealogy isn't just about a list of names but about understanding the times, places, and circumstances of our family members.  Genealogical …

Teaser Trailer 1 - What comes before the "Beginnings"

October 23rd, 2020


Coming November 25, 2020 a new bi-weekly podcast focusing upon genealogical research of Atlantic Canadian Families.  This podcast sets out to Equip and Inform Genealogists with a family connection to Atlantic Canada no …

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