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  • Date: Friday, September 12, 2014 7:00 PM
    Meeting: Kent Branch OGS
    Location: St. Andrew's Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON
    Title of Talk: Chatham-Kent Cemetery Project Update
    Name of Speaker: John Skakel
    Brief Info: Learn what has been happening with regards to the cemetery project, their website and even about cemetery dowsing. Open and free to the public. Everyone is welcome.
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent/

  • Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1:30pm
    Meeting: Ottawa Branch OGS
    Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115
    Title of talk: "Resources at the Leeds & Grenville Archives"
    Name of speaker: Patti Mordasewicz
    Brief info: Patti Mordasewicz will describe the vast resources available at the Leeds & Grenville Archives in Brockville. Patti is the Vice President of the Ontario Genealogical Society as well as the Chair of the Leeds & Grenville Branch of the OGS. This meeting will be simulcast for members who can't join us in person. To join the meeting, go to: http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/ottawaogs
    Contact info: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

  • Date: Saturday, September 13
    Meeting: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    Talk: "Tracking Your Scottish Immigrant Ancestors" (Before BIFHSGO Education session)
    Time: 9:00 am to 9:30 am
    Talk: "Preparing for a Research Trip to Scotland" (monthly meeting) Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
    Speaker for both talks: Christine Woodcock, genealogytoursofscotland.ca
    Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
    Contact info: www.bifhsgo.ca

  • Sunday, September 14, 2014 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Tour - PRIEST - PROPHET - PROFESSOR - PHYSICIAN LOYALIST DESCENDANTS IN BEECHWOOD CEMETERY, Ottawa
    In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada the Sir Guy Carleton Branch will conduct a tour of Beechwood Cemetery featuring the lives of some Loyalists and their descendants who are buried there. Light refreshments will be served after the tour.
    WHERE - Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa - meet in front of the main office
    To book your place on the tour please contact : carletonuel@hotmail.com

  • Date: Monday, September 15, 2014 7:00 p.m.
    Meeting: Sudbury Branch OGS
    Location: Parkside Ctr, Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St, Sudbury
    Title: Celebrating 35 Years!
    Speaker: None
    Brief Info: Help us celebrate 35 years as an OGS branch.
    Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/sudbury/

  • Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 pm
    Meeting: Hamilton Branch OGS
    Location: Lincoln Alexander School, 50 Ravenbury Dr. Library, Hamilton, ON
    Title of Talk: Using government documents to put flesh on your ancestors
    Name of Speaker: David Elliott
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/hamilton

  • September 19-21, 2014
    Annual Conference: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario.
    Theme: English family history; Immigration - British and Home Children; DNA and Genetic Genealogy
    Contact: www.bifhsgo.ca
    NOTE: GlobalGenealogy.com will be exhibiting at this event from Friday morning until Sunday afternoon in the main lobby of Library and Archives Canada... no registration needed to come and shop our tables. Let us know if there any specific products that you would like to see at this event and we will be sure to bring them along

  • Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 2:00 PM
    Meeting, Southeastern Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society
    Where: St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, 28 Woolridge Ave., Riverview, N.B.
    Program: Guest speaker will be Eugene Goodrich, retired history professor of Mount Allison University. His talk is based on his book, "General Sessions of the Peace, Westmorland County 1785-1809". For those interested, he will bring copies of his book with him. All are welcome.

  • September 20th, 9:30am and 3:30pm
    NORFOLKLORE - Genealogy and History Bookfair, Simcoe, ON
    The Norfolk Historical Society is once again hosting the oldest genealogy fair in Ontario. NORFOLKLORE features exhibitors and book sellers from across southern Ontario who set up displays and sales tables to assist the avid family historian. It's a genealogy gold mine!
    Where: Eva Brook Donly Museum & Archives, 109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe, Ontario.

  • Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10 a.m.
    Meeting: Kingston Branch OGS
    Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St., Kingston
    Title of Talk: In Search of Your Scottish Ancestors: Search Your Roots; Discover Your Heritage
    Name of Speaker: Christine Woodcock
    Contact Info: For more information, contact www.ogs.on.ca/kingston

  • Date: Saturday, September 20 (full day)
    Workshop: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title: Using Legacy Family Tree Software
    Name of Speaker: Geoff Rasmussen
    Brief Info: This one-day workshop is intended for beginner and intermediate users of Legacy Family Tree software. We'll review basic techniques for using Legacy, highlight what's new in version 8, and explain how Legacy makes it easy for you to make the best use of LDS Family Search.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org/learn/workshops

  • Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 1:00 pm
    Meeting: Quinte Branch OGS
    Location: Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON
    Title of Talk: Discovering the Lennox & Addington Archives
    Name of Speaker: Shelley Respondek
    Contact Info: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

  • Date: Monday, September 22 at 7:30 pm
    Meeting: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Talk: The Widow Cathy Brown: Proving a Family Story
    Name of Speaker: Guylaine Petrin
    Brief Info: Archival records and oral history reveal the story of a strong woman who had to re-invent herself and fight two governments.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org

  • September 23, 2014
    Bruce & Grey Branch OGS - General Meeting - 7:30 p.m.
    LDS Church, 490 2nd Ave. S.E. Owen Sound, ON.
    TOPIC: - FAMILY TREE DIFFERENCES
    Kathleen Szakall will discuss some of the benefits and differences of the major software programs such as Family Tree Maker, Legacy, Brother's Keeper, My Heritage, and Personal Ancestral File. Everyone is invited. Light refreshments served after the meeting.

  • Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 - 1930h (7:30pm)
    Monthly Meeting - Ukrainian Genealogy Group National Capital Region
    Program: A History of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Parish, 1914-2014
    Where: St John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine Hall, 952 Green Valley Crescent, off Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, CANADA
    More info: web site eMail

  • Friday, September 26th - Sunday, September 28th, 2014
    Kelowna & District Genealogical Society Conference 2014, Kelowna, BC
    Program: "Harvest Your Family Tree"
    Western Canada's Largest Genealogy Conference!
    Visit the KDGS website for more information and Registration Forms or email: conference@kdgs.ca

  • September 28, 2014 2pm
    Meeting: Halton/Peel Branch OGS, Oakville, ON
    Location: Oakville Public Library, (second floor auditorium) 20 Navy St.
    Title of Talk: Designing an Efficient and Effective'Tracing Forward' Research Project
    Name of Speaker: Paul Jones, retired publisher and former Chair of the Toronto Branch of OGS
    Brief Info: This presentation will demonstrate the importance of designing a research plan that yields quick results when "tracing forward". Learn key guiding principles that will help you succeed in finding those "lost cousins" sooner rather than later.
    Contact Info: Michael Payne 905-877-7627, Jane Watt 905-828-8411, www.haltonpeel.ogs.on.ca

  • Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:00 pm
    Meeting: Brant County Branch, OGS
    Location: Brant County Branch Library, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford
    Title of Talk: Sharon's Top Ten Tips in Genealogy
    Name of Speaker: Sharon Murphy
    Contact Info: For more information please phone 519-753-4140

  • Monday, September 29, 2014
    Meeting - Elgin Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, St Thomas, ON
    Topic: Researching Canadian World War I Records using Online and Traditional Sources.
    Speaker: Rick Roberts, GlobalGenealogy.com
    Location: St. Thomas Public Library
    Info: Web site
    NOTE: GlobalGenealogy.com will be at this event. Let us know if there any specific products that you would like to see at this event and we will be sure to bring them along

  • September 30, 2014 6 pm
    MEETING: The Oxford Branch 35th Anniversary Celebration, Woodstock, ON
    LOCATION: South Gate Centre, 191 Old Wellington Street
    NAME OF SPEAKER: Carolyn Blackstock
    BRIEF INFO: Carolyn is a blogger, historian, genealogist and cook. She prepares a recipe and researches the families of some of the contributors of recipes and reports in her daily blog
    CONTACT INFO: 519-4421-1700 or www.oxford.ogs.on.ca

October 2014
  • Friday/Saturday October 3 & 4
    7TH Annual Minnesota Genealogical Society NORTH STAR 2014 FAMILY HISTORY CONFERENCE, Edina, Minnesota
    Colonial Church of Edina, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina, Minnesota
    Four plenary sessions featuring Judy G. Russell, CGSM, CGLSM and Twenty breakout sessions by Upper Midwest presenters plus presentation of the MGS Service and Achievement Awards and the Michael Clark Family History Writing Awards
    More information: Brochure

  • Saturday, October 4th 9am to 3:15
    One-Day Conference: Getting Here, Peterborough, Ontario
    Organizer: Kawartha branch, ontario Genealogical Society
    Where: Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Blvd., Peterborough
    Program: Many of our ancestors came to Ontario from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales via an emigration scheme. This seminar will discuss four of these schemes. 1 New Life, New Hope and a New Land, Col John Carew, Director, Salvation Army Archives. 2 Corsley Emigration to Canada, 1830s, Alan Brunger. 3 Cumberland Emigration, Elwood Jones. 4 Peter Robinson Emigration 1823-1825, Peter McConkey. The cost is $35.00 including snacks and lunch. Registration is required.
    More info: Contact the event registrar at 705 743- 9117 or see the Branch's website for a form: www.ogs.on.ca/kawartha

  • Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 10-3
    Workshop: Heritage Mississauga in conjunction with Halton Peel OGS
    Location: 1921 Dundas Street West, Mississauga
    Title: Researching Your Canadian Ancestors
    Name of Speaker: Ruth Blair
    Brief Info: Do you want to research your family history in Canada but don't know where to start? This workshop will take you through the process from the beginning. We will start by taking you through the first steps of researching your family history, then we will introduce you to the records for Ontario and show you what is available in the rest of Canada. If you have been thinking of starting your family history or want to learn more about what is available in Ontario and Canada, then this workshop will provide you with the information you need to start your family adventure today. Fee: $25.00
    This workshop must be prepaid to reserve your spot, phone 905-828-8411 Extension 0. Contact Info:www.heritagemississauga.com

  • October 4, 2014 2 - 4 pm
    Meeting - Simcoe County Branch OGS, Barrie, ON:
    LOCATION: Barrie Public Library, 60 Worsley St., Barrie, ON
    TOPIC: Breaking Down Brick Walls.
    Branch members will will be on hand to guide you with help in your area of research. The branch collection is located in the Robert Peacock Room.
    WEBSITE: www.simcoebogs.com

  • Saturday, 4 October, 2014 10AM
    Meeting: London & Middlesex County Branch, OGS
    Location: Westmount Branch, London Public Library
    Title of Talk: So You Think You Have Completed Your Research in Middlesex County
    Name of Speaker: Dennis Mulligan
    Brief Info: Dennis Mulligan reviews new ways to access local research sources.
    Contact info: info.lmcogs@gmail.com

  • 7 October 2014
    Gaenovium 2014, Leiden, Netherlands
    Venue: the Pavilion, an historical building located in the garden of the Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde (National Museum of Ethnology)
    Gae­no­vium 2014 is a small and intimate event, that allows for ample inter­action between speakers and attendees during pre­sen­tations and includes an all-attendees diner. The international roster of speakers includes domain experts from Canada, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Gaenovium 2014 is sponsored by MyHeritage Ltd. and RootsMagic Inc.
    Details: website

  • Date: October 8, 15, 22, 29 & November 5, 12, 19, 26 (2:00 to 4:00 pm)
    Course: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Course: Basic Genealogy and Family History
    Name of Speaker: Jane E. MacNamara
    Brief Info: Are you thinking of starting your family history? Or maybe you have been working on it for a while but want to sharpen your research skills? This course will cover the basics, including terminology, types of sources, the use of on-line resources, libraries and archives, including LDS Family History Centres, and record-keeping - to help you "think like a genealogist"..
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org/learn/courses

  • Date: Friday, October 10, 2014 7:00 PM
    Meeting: Kent Branch, OGS
    Location: St. Andrew's Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON
    Title of Talk: All Aboard!!
    Presented by: The Chatham Railway Museum
    Brief Info: Take a trip back in time as we explore the history of the railway in Kent County and its impact on local families. Everyone is welcome.
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent/

  • Date: Saturday, October 11
    Meeting: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    Talk: Irish topic to be confirmed (Before BIFHSGO Education session) Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Speaker: to be confirmed
    Talk: "Assisted Emigration to Escape the Great Famine of Ireland" (monthly meeting)Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am Speaker: Ann Burns
    Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
    Contact info: www.bifhsgo.ca

  • Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:00 pm
    Meeting: Essex County Branch, OGS
    Location: Windsor Public Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ON
    Title of Talk: Evidence and Proof in Genealogical Research
    Name of Speaker: Kathryn Lake Hogan (PLCGS)
    Contact Info: essex@ogs.on.ca

  • 14 Oct. 7:30pm
    Meeting - Lambton County Branch of OGS, Sarnia
    Where: LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, N7S 5P6.
    Program: "The Great Storm of 1913". speaker David Yates
    More info: Janet Kelch, Secretary Lambton Branch OGS email

  • Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:00 pm
    Meeting: Hamilton Branch, OGS
    Lincoln Alexander School, 50 Ravenbury Dr. Library, Hamilton, ON
    Title of Talk: Finding Land Petitions Online
    Name of Speaker: Ruth Burkholder
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/hamilton

  • Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 10 a.m.
    Meeting: Kingston Branch, OGS
    Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St., Kingston
    Title of Talk: Newly Reopened Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives
    Names of Speakers: Jane Foster and Shelley Respondek
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kingston

  • Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014 1 pm
    Meeting: Quinte Branch OGS
    Location: Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON
    Title of Talk: War of 1812
    Name of Speaker: Maj. John R. Grodzinski
    Contact Info: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

  • Sat. Oct. 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    Meeting: Muskoka Parry Sound Genealogy Group, Bracebridge, ON
    Where: L.D.S. Church, Bracebridge
    Program: “Using Family Search & Family Tree Effectively”
    Presenter: Michelle Archer, FHC Director
    General public invited to attend. $2.00 admission for guests and memberships available. For further information call: Caroline Wood 705-385-973

  • DATE: Saturday, October 18, 2014 TIME: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
    WORKSHOP: Oxford Branch OGS 35th Anniversary Workshop
    LOCATION: St. David's United Church, 190 Springbank Ave., N. Woodstock
    TITLE OF TALK: "More Fine Tuning Your Research Skills"
    SESSIONS: Using Maps For Genealogy with Denise Kirk; Using Court Files and Estate Records with Tom Belton; Ancestry in a Tube - Everything You Need to Know About DNA with Sherilyn Bell & Using the "New" Land Record Office.
    CONTACT INFO: 519-421-1700 or www.oxford.ogs.on.ca
    COST: $25 Bring a bag lunch, refreshments provided

  • October 20 7:30
    Annual Potluck Dinner - Leeds and Grenville Branch, Brockville, ON
    Program: Our Annual Potluck Dinner. Guest speaker Brian Porter will be speaking about Brockville Cemeteries (Oakland and Others)
    Where: Brockville Museum located in downtown Brockville at the corner of Henry and Water Streets.

  • DATE: Monday, October 20, 2013 TIME: 6:45 pm
    MEETING: Oxford Branch OGS
    LOCATION: Woodstock Public Library, 445 Hunter St., Woodstock
    TITLE OF TALK: Early Quaker Settlers in Norwich Township
    NAME OF SPEAKER: Janet Hilliker
    BRIEF INFO: Janet is the Curator of the Norwich Museum and Archives
    CONTACT INFO: 519-421-1700 or www.oxford.ogs.on.ca

  • Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 7:30 pm
    Event: Leeds & Grenville Branch, OGS - Annual Potluck Dinner
    Location: Brockville Museum at the corner of Henry and Water Streets, Brockville
    Title of Talk: Brockville Cemeteries
    Guest speaker Brian Porter
    Brief Info: Brian Porter will be speaking about Brockville Cemeteries (Oakland and Others)
    Contact Info: leedsgrenvillegenealogical@bellnet.ca

  • Date: Monday, October 20, 2014 7:00 p.m.
    Meeting: Sudbury Branch OGS
    Location: Parkside Ctr, Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St, Sudbury
    Title: Getting back to the basics
    Speaker: Lynn Gainer & Nancy Vaillancourt
    Brief Info: The basics of genealogical research PLUS using 21st century tools
    Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/sudbury/

  • Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:30pm
    Meeting: Ottawa Branch OGS
    Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115, Ottawa
    Title of talk: The Ryan Taylor/J. Brian Gilchrist Memorial Lecture- "A Research Journey into WWI, WWII, Medals, & eBay"
    Name of speaker: Dr. Jean-Luc Pilon
    Brief info: Dr. Jean-Luc Pilon will describe how twists and turns in his family history research, beginning with ancestors enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, lead to the acquisition of long-lost military medals found on eBay, the story of the local ancestor to whom they were awarded in World War Two, and a moving graveside visit. A short video about this story will also be screened.
    Contact info: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

  • October 25, 2014 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    ANNUAL FALL EVENT - Bruce & Grey Branch OGS
    Location: Durham Community Centre, 451 Saddler St. West, Durham, Ont.
    Topic: 1: How to Find Birth, Marriage & Death records in Quebec from 1621 to 2014.
    Topic: 2: How to Find Census, Land and Probate records in Quebec from 1621 to 2014
    Speaker: Gary Schroder. Gary Schroder has been the president of Quebec Family History Society since 1995. He has taught family history courses at McGill University and Champlain College. During the past 20 years, Gary has given many lectures across North America, from New Hampshire to British Columbia, and has lectured at an international genealogy conference at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He is the editor of several published works, a frequent guest on Canadian radio and television, and a member of Library and Archive Canada's Special Advisory Board. Gary's primary research interests are Canada, England, Ireland, and British military resources for genealogists.
    Registration Fee: $40 per person before October 10th, $45. at the door. Lunch is included!

  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:30 am
    Workshop: Brant County Branch, OGS
    Location: Brant County Branch Library, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford
    Title of Talk: DNA
    Name of Speaker: Dave Naylor
    Brief Info: Registration Meeting 10:00 am. Lunch 12 noon. Afternoon 1:00-4:00 pm
    Attendance is limited, so please book early.
    Contact Info: For more information, please phone 519-753-4140.

  • October 26, 2014 2pm
    Meeting: Halton/Peel Branch OGS, Oakville, ON
    Location: Oakville Public Library, (second floor auditorium) 20 Navy St.
    Title of Talk: Researching Our First World War Ancestors
    Name of Speaker: Glenn Wright, retired archivist and historian with Library and Archives Canada and president of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)
    Brief Info:
    Contact Info: Michael Payne 905-877-7627, Jane Watt 905-828-8411, www.haltonpeel.ogs.on.ca

  • Date: Monday, October 27 at 7:30 pm
    Meeting: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Talk: What's in the Archives and how do I find it?
    Name of Speaker: Jane E. MacNamara
    Brief Info: What you need to know to make your family history research at the Archives of Ontario efficient and productive.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org

November 2014
  • Saturday, 1 November, 2014 10AM
    Meeting: London & Middlesex County Branch, OGS
    Location: Westmount Branch, London Public Library
    Title of Talk: Have You Heard? Getting the News in London and Middlesex County, 1790 - 1840
    Name of Speaker: Sheila Johnson, Executive Director of Fanshawe Pioneer Village
    Brief Info: Communication in the early days of Middlesex County plus annual silent auction of genealogy books.
    Contact info: info.lmcogs@gmail.com

  • November 1, 2014 2 - 4 pm
    Meeting - Simcoe County Branch OGS, Barrie,ON
    LOCATION: LDS Church, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie, ON
    TOPIC: Researching soldiers in WW I. SPEAKER: Clint Lovell
    WEBSITE: www.simcoebogs.com

  • Date: Saturday, November 1 (full day)
    Workshop: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title: Industrial England
    Names of Speakers: Kirsty Gray; Lorri Busch; Lynda Chiotti; Lauren Goldstein; Paul Jones; Carol Nichols; Linda Reid
    Brief Info: A day-long workshop for family historians on the social, economic and cultural effects of England's Industrial Revolutions.
    Contact Info: web site

  • Date: November 6, 12, 19 & 26 (6:15 to 8:15 pm)
    Course: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Course: Maps and Mapping for the 21st Century Genealogist
    Name of Speaker: James F.S. Thomson
    Brief Info: This 4-week course is designed for intermediate and advanced-level genealogists. It explores sophisticated ways in which maps and mapping tools can contribute to family history research, analysis and writing.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org/learn/courses

  • Date: Saturday, November 8
    Meeting: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    Talk: "A Century Ago: War Comes to Canada" (Before BIFHSGO Education session) Time: 9:00 am to 9:30 am
    Display: "Who was the Canadian Soldier and War comes to Canada - Artifacts and the History of Military Mapping" (Discovery Tables)
    Time: 9:30 am to 10:00 am
    Talk: "Who Was the Canadian Soldier?" (monthly meeting)
    Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
    Speaker for both talks: Dr. Jonathan Vance, Western University, London, ON.
    Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
    Contact info: www.bifhsgo.ca

  • Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 7:00 pm
    Meeting: Essex County Branch, OGS
    Location: Windsor Public Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, ON
    Title of Talk: The WWII Aviation Training Program at the Windsor Airport.
    Presented by: The Canadian Historic Aircraft Association.
    Contact Info: essex@ogs.on.ca

  • Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 7:30 pm
    Meeting: Leeds & Grenville Branch, OGS
    Location: Brockville Museum. corner of Henry and Water Streets, Brockville
    Title of Talk: Story of one Loyalist family coming to Upper Canada as a result of the American Revolution.
    Name of Speaker: Jennifer Debrun
    Brief Info: Annual joint meeting with the Col. Edward Jessup Branch of the United Empire Loyalists.
    Contact Info: leedsgrenvillegenealogical@bellnet.ca

  • November 10, 2014 TIME: 6:45 pm
    MEETING: Oxford Branch OGS, Woodstock
    LOCATION: Woodstock Public Library, 445 Hunter St.
    TITLE OF TALK: Heroes of WW I
    NAME OF SPEAKER: Stephen Smith
    BRIEF INFO: Stephen is a local historian, researcher and collector, specializing in all conflicts involving Canadians particularly those from Oxford County.
    CONTACT INFO: 519-421-1700 or www.oxford.ogs.on.ca

  • November 10 7:30
    Annnual Joint Meeting - Leeds and Grenville Branch, Brockville, ON
    Program: Annual joint meeting with the Col. Edward Jessup Branch of the United Empire Loyalists. Jennifer Debrun will tell the story of one Loyalist family coming to Upper Canada as a result of the American Revolution.
    Where: Brockville Museum located in downtown Brockville at the corner of Henry and Water Streets.

  • 11 Nov. 7:30pm
    Meeting - Lambton County Branch of OGS, Sarnia
    Where: LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, N7S 5P6.
    Program: "Where Did Uncle Harry Go In The Great War". speaker John Collins
    More info: Janet Kelch, Secretary Lambton Branch OGS email

  • Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 7:00 PM
    Meeting: Kent Branch OGS
    Location: St. Andrew's Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON
    Title of Talk: Kent County Heroes
    Name of Speaker: Dawn Heuston
    Brief Info: To continue with the WW1 commemoration, we will celebrate the lives and contributions of a few Kent County soldiers.
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent/

  • Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 10 a.m.
    Meeting: Kingston Branch OGS
    Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St., Kingston
    Title of Talk: A Boy, a Company, a Town: Tony Daicar's Immigration to Canada, the Development of the Bata Shoe Company and the Town of Batawa
    Name of Speaker: John Fielding
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kingston

  • Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 1:00 pm
    Meeting: Quinte Branch OGS
    Location: Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton, ON K8V 5R6
    Title of Talk: Ontario Archives
    Name of Speaker: Stewart Boden
    Contact Info: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/

  • Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 7:00 p.m.
    Meeting: Sudbury Branch OGS
    Location: Parkside Ctr, Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St, Sudbury
    Title: Families at War: The Betts Brothers and their Parents, 1914/16 and Beyond
    Speaker: Dieter K. Buse
    Brief Info: The family mysteries of two soldiers from Brantford will be explored though letters, photos and genealogical information
    Contact Info: http://ogs.on.ca/sudbury/

  • Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 7:00 pm
    Meeting: Hamilton Branch OGS
    Location: Lincoln Alexander School, 50 Ravenbury Dr. Library, Hamilton, ON
    Title of Talk: What is a UEL and how do you trace your lineage
    Name of Speaker: Pat Blackburn
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/hamilton

  • Saturday, November 22
    Meeting: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    DNA Interest Group (Special Interests Groups)
    Time: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Room 226, City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
    Members meet quarterly to share experiences, information and ideas about the use of DNA evidence in exploring family history. Attendees will be required to sign in and out at the reception desk on the ground floor.
    Contact info: www.bifhsgo.ca

  • Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:00 pm
    Meeting: Brant County Branch, OGS
    Location: Brant County Branch Library, 118 Powerline Rd., Brantford
    Topic of Talk: World War I
    Speaker: TBA
    Contact Info: For more information please phone 519-753-4140

  • November 23, 2014 2pm
    Meeting: Halton/Peel Branch OGS, Brampton, ON
    Location: Four Corners Public Library (Auditorium), 65 Queen St. E..
    Title of Talk: TBA and Annual General Meeting
    Name of Speaker: TBA
    Brief Info:
    Contact Info: Michael Payne 905-877-7627, Jane Watt 905-828-8411, www.haltonpeel.ogs.on.ca

  • Date: Monday, November 24 at 7:30 pm
    Meeting: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Talk: Great Moments in Genealogy
    Names of Speakers: Various
    Brief Info: A series of short presentations by various Branch members on their Eureka moments in family history research.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org

December 2014
  • December 6, 2014 2 - 4 pm
    Meeting - Simcoe County Branch OGS, Barrie, ON
    LOCATION: LDS Church, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie,ON
    TOPIC: Annual General Meeting plus presentations by members with their treasures and research successes. Followed by refreshments.
    WEBSITE: www.simcoebogs.com

  • Saturday, 6 December, 2014 10AM
    Meeting: London & Middlesex County Branch, OGS
    Location: Westmount Branch, London Public Library
    Title of Talk: TBD
    Name of Speaker: TBD
    Brief Info: TBD
    Contact info: info.lmcogs@gmail.com

  • 9 Dec. 7:30pm
    Meeting - Lambton County Branch of OGS, Sarnia
    Program: Christmas meeting to be held at Nick's Family Restaurant, London Line.
    More info: Janet Kelch, Secretary Lambton Branch OGS email

  • December 12, 2013 TIME: 2 pm
    MEETING: Oxford Branch OGS Volunteer Appreciation & Christmas Party
    LOCATION: The Governor's House, 82 Light St., Woodstock
    CONTACT INFO: 519-421-1700 or www.oxford.ogs.on.ca
  • Date: Friday, December 12, 2014 7:00 pm
    Meeting: Kent Branch OGS
    Location: St. Andrew's Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON
    Title: 'Tis the Season!
    Brief Info: It is time again to come together to share some stories, fellowship and cheer.
    Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent/

  • Saturday, December 13
    Meeting: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
    "Great Moments in Genealogy" with the following four speakers (monthly meeting)
    10:00 am to 11:30 am "Henry Shelverton: A Life in Hiding" by Sandra Adams. "Look Where You Step!" By Terry Findley; "The Business About the Guns" By Brenda Turner; "Arthur Edwin - A Lost Brother Rediscovered" By Ian Browness
    Contact info: www.bifhsgo.ca

January 2015
  • Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm
    Meeting: Toronto Branch OGS
    Location: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto
    Title of Talk: A Personal Journey through Canada's Earliest Mental Health Facilities
    Names of Speakers: Victoria Fenner
    Brief Info: The story of the speaker's research into life in 19th century mental health facilities after the discovery that her great-great-grandmother was a patient in three of Canada's earliest asylums.
    Contact Info: http://torontofamilyhistory.org
February 2015
  • February 12-14, 2015
    Conference - RootsTech / Federation of Genealogical Societies, Salt Lake City, Utah
    RootsTech announced today that The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) will hold its 2015 National Conference in conjunction with the popular RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 12-14, 2015.
    RootsTech website

May 2015
  • Thursday 28th May - Sunday 31 May 2015
    Annual Convention: United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada (UELAC), Victoria, BC
    Theme: "Loyalists Come West".
    Host: Victoria Branch, UELAC
    Where: Coast Victoria Harbourside Hotel and Marina, Victoria BC
    More info: Victoria Branch website




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