Our Objectives

  • To promote, encourage and foster the study of genealogy and original genealogical research in the branch’s geographical area.
  • To collect and preserve information, books, manuscripts, charts, maps, photographs, microfilm and related material relevant to genealogical study.
  • To encourage and instruct members in the ethical principles and techniques of genealogical research.
  •  To publish and distribute books, bulletins and other material, as may, from time to time, be desirable to further their foregoing objects of the branch.
  • To raise funds for any of the foregoing objects and to accept donation, gifts, legacies, and bequests.
  • To support “organizations” external to the society and within the branch’s geographical area which have a shared interest in genealogy and family history.

Join Our June Meeting Live On-Line!

The next Kent Branch Ontario Genealogical Society meeting will be held on:

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM
at St. Andrew’s Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham.

Residential Schools

Geraldine Robertson will discuss this period in Canadian history when native children were removed from the influence of their families and culture to indoctrinate them into the dominant Canadian culture.

Open and free to the public. If you are unable to join the meeting in person, please join us live online!