The Ontario Genealogical Society, a Canadian registered charity founded in 1961, is the largest member-supported family history organization 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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Bruce & Grey Branch Ontario Genealogical Society Fall Event

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Border Hopping Canadians- Finding Records in Canada and the United States

  One of my collateral line ancestors, Gordon Frederick Campbell, border hopped from Canada to the United States to live and then returned to Canada where he died. In the process he left behind many… Keep reading

Membership 2019

2019 Membership The 2019 membership season will open on November 1, 2018. All current memberships expire on December 31, 2018. Current members need to renew before then to prevent any lapse in benefits or Member’s Only… Keep reading

Alien Naturalization in Canada- Becoming a British or Canadian Citizen

Persons born within the British king or queen’s dominion and allegiance, born in a foreign land to a father who was a British subject or born on a British ship regardless of location automatically became… Keep reading