Welcome to OTTAWA VALLEY IRISH: A FAMILY HISTORY WEBLOG AND GENEALOGY DATABASE.
This website covers the family histories of a number of Irish and French Canadian families in the Ottawa Valley area, including the Morans of Huntley township; the Laheys and Killeens of March township; the McGlades of Perth; the McCarthys of Kitley township; and the Derouins of Otter Lake.
It also offers tips and tricks for the pursuit of Irish and Canadian genealogy: how to trace your Irish ancestry through Canadian sources; how to search the census records and census substitutes; how to decipher, translate, and interpret the Catholic parish records; and more.
The website has two main parts:
For family history stories, advice on research, links to other sites, and random musings on matters related to genealogy, visit the BLOG.
For names, dates, places, and sources, visit the related OTTAWA VALLEY IRISH: A GENEALOGY DATABASE.
If you would like to suggest an addition, a revision, or a correction, please email me at mcmoran at ottawavalleyirish dot com.