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Saturday, April 20
Research Room Open  (Office Open Dates)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
GANS Office - 33 Ochterloney St. Suite. 100 Dartmouth NS
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Research Room Open
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Suite 100, 33 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth
Need some help getting started with your research? Have you seen a library record you'd like to look at?  Maybe you just want to chat about your recent genealogy finds. Our research room is open to members and non-members. Drop in for an hour or the afternoon! Bring a friend! Take some time to work on your family history with help from our volunteer researcher.
 
Hope to see you there!
 
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Saturday, April 27
Daniel Hugh Sutherland, Railway Builder & Commanding Officer WWI No. 2 Construction Battalion  (Monthly Meeting)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
GANS Office - 33 Ochterloney St. Suite. 100 Dartmouth NS
Daniel Hugh Sutherland, 1878-1977
Railway Builder & Commanding Officer WWI No. 2 Construction Battalion

Presented by: Mary Beth Sutherland
 
Mary Beth Sutherland developed an interest in family history while working on a grade 9 school project. It was then that she started asking family history questions.

In 2015 she was approached by George Borden with regard to the upcoming centennial of the formation of the No. 2 Construction Battalion to see if the family had any information on the Battalion, of which her grandfather was the Commanding Officer. After searching her grandparents’ home she discovered an unknown side of her grandfather through letters, papers, and photos. This collection presented a previously unexplored trove of information about her family's history.
 
Mary Beth is the daughter of Joan (Caudle) and the late Rev. Donald R. Sutherland. She grew up and attended school in Whycocomagh, CB. She graduated from Mount Allison University and thereafter concluded her studies at the Aberdeen Hospital School of Nursing, New Glasgow, NS.
She married David Sutherland of Alma NS in 1984, they now live in River John NS.
They have 3 adult children Margaret (Sam), Sandy and Emily and 3 young grandchildren, William, George, and Isabel.