Author: David Thompson

Results May 16 eWeekly Survey

Last week our survey asked our readers about their use of social media. This week our survey asks about ancestors who may have lived in an institution for a time.

Genealogy Vendors Need YOUR Support (5)

As the Covid-19 emergency continues, the vendors who support all of us need our help now more than ever. Those who exhibit and sell products to help us pursue our passion depend in large measure…

Countdown to Ontario Ancestors Virtual Conference

#OAConf2020 Ontario Ancestors first Virtual Conference includes 1 hour presentations in the week leading up to the weekend. The presentations, by LAC, MyHeritage, Ancestry and Family Tree Maker serve as an introduction to a great…

Sudbury District Branch Webinar on May 20th

Join Ontario Ancestors’ Sudbury Branch May 20 Live presentation with Kirsty Gray of Family Wise Limited. The presentation is free and open to all.  Pre-registration required

TONI Explodes to Over TWELVE MILLION Entries!

Ontario Ancestors has added the Ontario Birth, Marriage and Death indexes and lots of other new materials to The Ontario Name Index. Read all about TONI here.

Results May 9 eWeekly Survey

Last week our survey asked: “What types of maps do you find useful in your research?” See the results here. This week we ask our readers about their use of social media.

Ontario Ancestors 2020 “Virtual” Conference

Ontario Ancestors is pleased to announce details of its 2020 “Virtual” Conference, a week long on-line event of speakers and presentations, presented with the assistance of our Corporate Presenting Sponsor, Ancestry.  Details available at

Results May 2 eWeekly Survey

See the results of our latest eWeekly survey. Participate in our current survey: What maps do you use in your research?

Ontario Ancestors Opens Webinar Library

Now, until August 31, many of the webinar presentations in the Ontario Ancestors webinar library are now freely accessible to all. Ontario Ancestors is grateful to its presenters who have given us permission to open…

Flip-Pal Scanner To Be Discontinued

Gail Dever posted on Genealogy à la Carte on May 4th that the Flip-Pal portable scanner is being discontinued. The wonderful Flip-Pal is the most portable and most convenient scanner available for scanning loose photos,…