Author: Steve

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…

Your Information – My Account Page

The Society recognizes the importance of every Family Historian to be able to manage and know what their personal information is being used for. With this the Society continues to develop the “My Account” Page, where…

Supporting our Library Partners

The Ontario Genealogical Society acts as the voice of Ontario genealogists on issues that could impact the ability of genealogists to find their families and preserve and share our common heritage. As such, when news…

Manitoulin Roots is Now Hosted by The Ontario Genealogical Society

The Manitoulin Roots database, with over seventy thousand people, was created in 2007 by Marilyn Irish and Roberta Clark. In the beginning, families were linked together using census information from the 1901 census. Later, other…

Ontario Ancestors Introduces Our New Executive Director

Ontario Ancestors is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director – Megan Houston.  Megan comes to us from the Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum in Sharon (East Gwillimbury), Ontario, where she served most…

Society Membership Forms 2019

Find all membership forms below in PDF format. Click on the down arrow to download the file.

Bruce & Grey Branch Fall Event

  Join the Bruce & Grey Branch of the Society on Saturday October 20th for our fall genealogy day. Join in the discussion about United Empire Loyalists, British Home Children and creating Family History books,…

Conference 2019 – Call for Speakers

The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) annual conference in 2019 will be held at the London Convention Center. The Board of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) are delighted to announce that the 2019 annual conference will…

OGS brings CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project back Online

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steve Fulton UE, the Vice President of The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce a Website Hosting partnership with CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project. See Below for further information     function…

The Ontario Genealogical Society announces Redesigned GEDCOM Website – OntarioFamilyHistory.org

  Redesigned GEDCOM Website – OntarioFamilyHistory.org As the Society is moving into the digital future, we continue to seek a better understanding of the needs of the genealogical community for both digital and non-digital resources. Many of…