Good Enough to Eat For Our Ancestors


Genealogist  Brian Nash focuses on the people, places, and events that make up the people’s family stories.   

In this podcasr, he talks about Food and Family History with Elizabeth Morrison of My Mother’s Cookbooks Blog.

So many of our memories of family members and celebrations are tied to food.  So much of our who we are as families and cultural identity revolves around food and the food experiences of our Ancestors.  

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Brian is a Genealogist who started working on his own family tree over 30 years ago and has been able to trace one family line back to as early as 950 AD.

Brian traces his own family from Scotland and Ireland to the New World where they wound up in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in the 18th and 19th Century in some cases fleeing their homelands due to the Highland Clearances in Scotland or the Potato Blight in Ireland in others taking their Expertise and Coal Miners from Scotland to Cape Breton or their Mercantile and Manufacturing Skills from Ireland to the streets of Halifax

Brian holds memberships in; The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, The Scottish Genealogical Society, and the Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society. 

Brian currently resides in Prince Edward Island Canada with his wife and children.  

#Genealogy #Scotland #recipes #family

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