Sask Gen Web for kids

SaskGenWeb For Kids of all ages is back online!

There are special genealogical posting boards for kids looking for family roots. If you are a kid visiting this page, please use this board to ask for help to find your great great grandparents, cousins, etc. If you are an adult visiting this page, check out this board often to see if you can be of assistance to these junior genealogists.

Besides posting family tree queries, on the SaskGenWeb For Kids webpages there are crytograms, word search puzzles, crosswords, fill in the blanks, quizzes, online interactive games, and much more.  Fun for both kids and adults.

There is also family research and genealogical ideas for parents and teachers

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Saskatchewan Cemeteries online

Ron Isherwood October 09, 1946 – August 09, 2017 enjoyed working on his Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, and he also had enjoyed doing genealogy research.  Thank you very kindly to the many contributions made by Ron Isherwood, and for his dedication to the Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project, indeed.

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The Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project which is now restored and operational online after the hiatus between December 2017 and September 2018.  The Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project is not being updated after 2017, but is kept online in an archived status thanks to Ancestry.com Rootsweb.

 

NOTE  There are a large number of organizations who are currently compiling cemetery information online which can be viewed at https://sites.rootsweb.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/cemetery.html

The Canada Gen Web Cemetery Project – Saskatchewan Cemetery Project is a separate project from Ron Isherwood’s Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project and the Canada Gen Web Cemetery Project – Saskatchewan Cemetery Project features submitted transcripts searchable by ancestor’s name for all of Canada or Saskatchewan or by cemetery! Check out this cemetery transcriptions/photographs online project.

Ancestor Recognition Project – Cemetery Preservation: Online Cemetery Digitization courtesy of the Sask Gen Web Project

SaskGenWeb Regions are back online

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The original Saskatchewan Gen Web pages hosted on rootsweb / ancestry.com http://sites.rootsweb.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/ are now restored online, and can be viewed at:

1. Swift Current

2. Moose Jaw

3. Weyburn

4. Kindersley

5. Regina

6. Yorkton

Lloydminster region 10 Prince Albert region 11 Battleford region 7 Saskatoon Region 8 Kamsack Region 9 Kindersley Region 4 Regina Region 5 Swift Current Region 1 Moose Jaw Region 2 Weyburn Region 3 Yorkton Region 6
7. Battleford
7a. St. Joseph’s Colony 8. Saskatoon

9. Kamsack

10. Lloydminster

10a. Barr Colony

11. Prince Albert

and the temporary Sask Gen Web pages hosted during the crash of December 2017 – September 2018 which were hosted on the 123 pages; http://saskgenweb.site123.me/ are at

  1. Swift Current Gen Web Region
  2. Moose Jaw  Gen Web Region
  3. Weyburn Gen Web Region
  4. Kindersley Gen Web Region
  5. Regina Gen Web Region
  6. Yorkton Gen Web Region
  7. Battleford Gen Web Region
  8. Saskatoon Gen Web Region
  9. Kamsack Gen Web Region
  10. Lloydminster Gen Web Region
  11. Prince Albert Gen Web Region

Sask Gen Web is restored online!

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Sask Gen Web a part of the Canada Gen Web Project is now back online and on the internet, so thousands and thousands of resources transcribed or photographed and uploaded to the internet on the  Saskatchewan Gen Web Rootsweb https://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk pages can once again be viewed!  From cemeteries, to public domain books and historical maps, ancestral biographies, family trees, and much, much more.  See why Ancestry/Rootsweb had taken all the original pages of data off line in December 2017and read a news account of why Ancestry/Rootsweb pages are offline  Thank you for your patience and also thank you to the resources on the Wayback machine  Sask Gen Web on the Wayback Machine. 

Thank you kindly for the hours of dedicated work put into the web pages by the many Saskatchewan Gen Web volunteers, and those who had submitted information, pictures and resources to the Saskatchewan gen web project on Ancestry/rootsweb your interest and dedication was simply amazing and appreciated by so many!   The original Saskatchewan Gen Web https://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk is back up and running  Thank you to Rootsweb – Ancestry IT department for restoring and preserving the data submitted by volunteers and submitters as of September 2018

Saskatchewan Gen Web had a temporary presence at http://saskgenweb.site123.me/   to provide temporary genealogical resources while rootsweb/ancestry.com was down between December 2017 and September 2018. Thank you for visiting the temporary SaskGenWeb site http://saskgenweb.site123.me/  and for viewing the announcements which appeared periodically on the E-Magazine and on wordpress.

Saskatchewan  Gen Web, the resource and database projects and Saskatchewan Regions are an online centre for free online genealogy assistance, resources, listings, and databases and information.  The Gen Webs receive transcripts, photographs, and digitized genealogical information from interested citizens, historians and genealogists and the Gen Web volunteers place it online for free access.

 

A New Beginning

To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root. – Chinese Proverb

A new look for Saskatchewan Gen Web at https://saskgenweb.site123.me/.

Saskatchewan Gen Web is having a rebirth at http://saskgenweb.x10host.com/Home/

Rootsweb/Ancestry Hosted Websites that have previously been hosted on http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com are currently unavailable.  We do apologize for the inconvenience this causes our visitors but we do not have any control over this issue.  Ancestry.com employees are working to get the websites back up and running on the original rootsweb domain.  Please bear with us during this time of transition if you are seeking genealogical resources for Saskatchewan family trees.

Please click on the former Saskatchewan Genealogy website address for further updates from Ancestry.com on the original site at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk/Saskatchewan/

A new look for Saskatchewan Gen Web at https://saskgenweb.site123.me/.

Saskatchewan Gen Web is having a rebirth at http://saskgenweb.x10host.com/Home/

There had been a great many resources transcribed, digitized and photographed and uploaded to the internet on the Saskatchewan SaskGenWebRootsweb pages.  From cemeteries, to public domain books and maps, ancestral biographies, family trees, and much much more.  See why Ancestry has taken all the original pages of data off line

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

World Connect Survey

Rootsweb/Ancestry.com want to hear from you! Take the WorldConnect survey

Learn about the plan to restore hosted web sites such as Saskatchewan Gen Web

World connect includes World Gen Web- Canada Gen Web and Saskatchewan Gen Web.  The varioius GenWeb Project volunteers take on  a commitment to providing FREE internet access to resource and reference material information online on other websites, or by digitizing resources which are copyright free (either in the public domain or offered with permission from the copyright holder). The dedicated volunteers and submitters of information offer helpful advice to genealogical researchers by email or in FAQ formatting. As a volunteer non-commercial organization there is not any research for a fee provided nor is their a recommendation to commercial sites or researchers. Some of the volunteers do offer to provide lookups, at their convenience. The goal of the  gen webs is to provide online for free quality informational pages, pertinent postal addresses or website URLs, maps, query and surname resources, and friendly email lists. Gen Web volunteers work diligently hand in hand other genealogy resource sites, so that together, there is a connection for a larger Resource network to serve the genealogist.  Take the WorldConnect survey and let Ancestry/Rootsweb know that you use the rootsweb Gen Web connection network.

Rootsweb/Ancestry.com has been faced with maintenance issues since December of 2017. They are reaching out to the public to know what they think about World Connect AND rootsweb – the World Gen Web pages which include such sites as Canada Gen Web, US Gen Web and so much more.

What possibilities there are, and all in connection with a work which will hand down the family tree, wreathed with the memories of our ancestors, in a common halo of glory!

Genealogy
Genealogy

At the current moment World Connect – family tree section is online in read only format, so users cannot do additions nor upgrades to their existing family trees.  If they have received new information or if they have conducted further research, then these new items of information cannot be added to the family tree.   WorldConnect allows genealogists to upload their family tree as a GEDCOM file and publish it online for others to see. The WorldConnect program is currently under evaluation by Rootsweb/Ancestry.com software engineers and security team.  The plan is to have  a read-only, and searchable version up in the next few weeks. However, the ability to upload new GEDCOM files will be available in the coming months.

Learn about the plan to restore hosted web sites such as Saskatchewan Gen Web

WorldConnect
World Connect

Rootsweb/Ancestry.com want to hear from you! Take the WorldConnect survey

Rebirth of Saskatchewan Gen Web

Please be patient, Saskatchewan Gen Web is coming back online!!! Woo hoo! Ancestry.com has taken all the webpages of the World Gen Web offline which were online utilizing the hosting capacity of Rootsweb.  Ancestry.com has been in the process of maintenance since December 2017.

Why?  “We believe the intrusion was limited to the RootsWeb surname list, where someone was able to create the file of older RootsWeb usernames and passwords as a direct result of how part of this open community was set up, an issue we are working to rectify. ” Tony Blackham, Ancestry.com’s CISO said.

Therefore, Saskatchewan Gen Web is having a rebirth at http://saskgenweb.x10host.com/Home/

Province of Saskatchewan with map design overlay
Province of Saskatchewan

RootsWeb began as a volunteer driven collective of people with an interest in genealogy who came together to host and share genealogical information online. Rootsweb was purchased by Ancestry in 2000.  In the summer of 2008 MyFamily.com bought out Rootsweb and Ancestry.com  RootsWeb provides resources online including webspace for volunteer web hosts, mailing lists, message boards for family genealogists to make connections through the WorldGenWeb project.  Rootsweb with its surname mailing lists, is the oldest free online community genealogy research site.

There were many thousands of pages of data, and documentation online for the genealogist researching their family tree in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Maps, historic train maps and guides, cemetery transcriptions and cemetery photographs, book indexing, book transcriptions, biographical accounts, letters, information and history about teachers, superintendents of the many Saskatchewan one room school house districts.  All of these pages placed online by dedicated volunteers are now offline until the employees Ancestry.com IT department can fix the glitch.  We are very sorry for the inconvenience. For more information about the status of the maintenance please see this page

So, this is why Saskatchewan Gen Web is having a rebirth at http://saskgenweb.x10host.com/Home/

WE invite your comments, and we hope you enjoy the new format, and stay tuned for further updates and developments as the new Saskatchewan Gen Web grows online!

Saskatchewan Gen Web was originally online at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk Check periodically at the old link http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansk for updates by the ancestry team as to the status of the old Saskatchewan Gen Web, meanwhile, the rebirth will begin here.  Thank you kindly for the hours of dedicated work put into the web pages by the Saskatchewan Gen Web volunteers and Regional volunteers, your work was simply amazing and appreciated by so many!  Looking to the future when the original site is restored online by Ancestry.com

Enjoy the new Saskatchewan Gen Web  at http://saskgenweb.x10host.com/Home/