The Ontario Genealogical Society, a Canadian Registered Charity founded in 1961, is the largest member-supported family history society in Canada. Our Mission is to encourage, bring together and assist those interested in the pursuit of family history and to preserve our Ontario genealogical heritage.

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Family Histories and the OGS Library Collection

  Family Histories and the OGS Library Collection Fran Murphy, Chair, OGS Archive and Library Committee What makes the Society Library Collection unique is the compilation of approx. 3,000 Ontario family histories donated by family… Keep reading

Introducing Co-Lab

Introducing Co-Lab: your tool to collaborate on historical records Library and Archives Canada Blog Posted on April 17, 2018 Crowdsourcing has arrived at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). You can now transcribe, add keywords and image tags,… Keep reading

Two Online Library Catalogues

Two Online Library Catalogues: Toronto Public Library and OGS Society Library Catalogue Fran Murphy, Chair, Archive and Library Committee, OGS Following the cull and move of OGS library materials from the North York Branch of… Keep reading

International German Genealogy Conference Call for Presentations

  International German Genealogy Conference Call for Presentations The inaugural International German Genealogy Conference in 2017 was a great success, and we are anticipating another fantastic conference in Sacramento in June of 2019.  The Call… Keep reading