Author: Steve Fulton UE

Grow Our Family Campaign To Return for 2021

Ontario Ancestors’ Grow Our Family membership campaign will return once again for the 2021 year.  Any member of the Society renewing their membership can receive a 50% discount on their membership fees simply by bringing…

Ontario Ancestors to become Digital Image Library Affiliate

We are pleased to announce that Ontario Ancestors has recently signed an agreement with FamilySearch International to become a book scanning partner. Under the agreement FamilySearch will provide a specialized book scanner and volunteers in…

Copyright Consultant Announcement

Ontario Ancestors – The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that Elise C. Cole will be joining our team to ensure that the Society is informed and compliant with copyright law and copyright best…

Land Registry Office Update

Many of you have heard by now that the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has decided to discontinue the land registration counter services at all Land Registry Offices (LROs) effective October 9, 2020. This…

Vito Giovannetti, Director at Large

Vito Giovannetti, BBA, MBA, is a Tech Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Treasured Inc. (a Toronto-based provider of interactive virtual estates which help families showcase their history).  His first exposure to Ontario Ancestors was as an exhibitor at…

Clare Cook Muehlbauer, Director at Large

My name is Clare Cook Muehlbauer.  I live in Thunder Bay, which is about 15 hours’ drive northwest of Toronto, and have been involved in the Thunder Bay District Branch of the OGS for the…

Cemetery Vandalism and Rehabilitation Fund

Cemetery Vandalism and Rehabilitation Fund Ontario Ancestors is dedicated to helping support community efforts to repair damage to cemeteries incurred by acts of vandalism and for rehabilitation projects within cemeteries that are considered to have…

Grow Our Family Campaign To Return for 2020

  Ontario Ancestors’ Grow Our Family membership campaign will return once again for the 2020 year.  Any member of the Society renewing their membership can receive a 50% discount on their membership fees simply by…

NGS & FGS Announce Intention to Merge

Today, August 21, 2019, the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society (based in Virgina) announced their intention to merge the two organizations and to continue as the National Genealogical Society. Ontario Ancestors…

Joe Wilson, Director at Large

Joe Wilson is employed as a project leader, and is an active volunteer with the Niagara Peninsula Branch Council, where he has served for seven years. He is also Chair of the Cemetery Committee and…