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Terrence Punch, C.M., M.A., D.Litt., F.I.G.R.S., CG(C)

Terrence Terry Punch, a retired educator, was an award-winning professionally accredited Canadian genealogist and historian who specialized in immigration from Ireland, Germany, and Montbéliard by the Foreign Protestants (Huguenot Protestants from the French-Swiss border area). For many years he also hosted a program on CBC public radio. He was born 15 January 1937 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and died there in April 11, 2017.

Kenneth Paulsen, PhD

Kenneth Paulsen holds a doctorate in Canadian History from the University of Maine at Orono, with two Bachelors of Arts degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master of Arts degree from Northeastern University in Boston. He was a Fulbright scholar at St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a Canadian Embassy Graduate Fellow, and the 1992 Winthrop Pickard Bell Fellow in Canadiana at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.

Dr. Winthrop Pickard Bell

Winthrop Pickard Bell was born May 12, 1884, in Halifax, Nova Scotia the son of Andrew Mackinlay Bell (1847-1918) and Mary Emerancy (Pickard) Bell (1847-1918). By the time of his death on April 4, 1965, he had established his name as a philosopher, businessman, historian, and philanthropist.

Terrence Punch, C.M., M.A., D.Litt., F.I.G.R.S., CG(C), Publications

Terrence M. Punch, CM, Publications

Montbeliard Immigration to Nova Scotia, 1749­-1752, Revised Edition, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-8063-1987-2. 

To search for more Punch publications: GlobalGenealogy.com Inc., Ontario, Canada  

Dick Eastman

Dick Eastman for more than 35 years has been involved with genealogy…the last 22 writing his Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.  His genealogy-technology expertise is based upon a unique 40-year computer industry background of holding hardware, software, and managerial positions combined with personal experience starting in the 1970’s in using a mainframe computer to enter his family data on punch cards. He even built his first home computer in 1980!!

Kenneth Paulsen, Ph.D., Publications List

‘Settlement and Ethnicity in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, 1753-1800: A History of the Foreign-Protestant Community.’ Doctoral Dissertation, University of Maine, 1996.  Unpublished manuscript is located at the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

‘New Light or No Light: The Religious Experience in Lunenburg, 1753-1790.’ In The Nova Scotia Planters in the Atlantic World, 1759-1830, edited by Stephen Henderson and Wendy G. Robicheau.  Fredericton, N.B.: Acadiensis Press, 2012.

Douglas Cochrane CD, BA, CG (C)

Upon leaving his extensive Canadian military service, Doug returned to school graduating from Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a degree in history and political science in 2004. With a passion in genealogy since the early 90’s, he first became a member of the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia and later continued his formal studies in the field of Genealogy with the National Institute for Genealogical Studies as part of the University of Saint Michael's College at the University of Toronto. 

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