Category: eWeekly

Hotel Discounts in Chatham-Kent!

  Planning a Research Trip to Chatham-Kent?  Take Advantage of Hotel Discounts! Linda Paterson, Public Relations, Publicity and Special Events, Kent County Branch, OGS If you are travelling to The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario (former…

New Electoral Rolls and Vital Records

  Explore New Electoral Rolls and Vital Records from Across the UK and Connecticut too! Findmypast.com Trace your roots back to Yorkshire, Norfolk, Nottingham, Scotland or Connecticut! Find your Norfolk ancestors between the censuses by…

Ontario Heritage Directory

  Ontario Heritage Directory Julia Scott, Director, The Ontario Genealogical Society Fostering partnerships with other local community heritage groups was an agenda item at our recent OGS Coffee/Tea Time online meeting.  One of the participants…

Free Access to The Catholic Register Digital Archive

  Free Access to The Catholic Register Digital Archive ’til March 5th Heidi Deschenes, Director, The Ontario Genealogical Society The Catholic Register, a national Catholic newspaper, is celebrating its 125th anniversary and has a new digital archive of…

RootsTech Coming Soon to a Computer Near You!

RootsTech Coming Soon to a Computer Near You! FamilySearch.org RootsTech 2018, the world’s largest family history and technology conference, will take place over four days (February 28–March 3). Thousands of family storytellers and historians will…

British Home Child Documentary

  British Home Child Documentary on TVO February 22nd The Ontario Genealogical Society Forgotten – A documentary film about British Home Children, will air on TVO on Thursday, February 22nd at 9:00 pm ET. More…

Elaine Cougler in the OGS Store

  OGS is very pleased to offer Elaine Cougler’s award-winning trilogy of historical novels set in the time of the American Revolution in the OGS on-line store. Author, speaker and workshop leader Elaine Cougler’s books…

CHFamilyTrees.com is Now Ontario Families

  Last fall we wrote about a free Gedcom site, CHFamilytrees.com. CH Family Trees allowed users to upload their Gedcom files to the site where they would be hosted and made available to others for…

Find Birth, Marriage and Death Records from Canada

  TheAncestorHunt.com One of the main goals for genealogists is finding birth, marriage, and death (BMD) information about their ancestors. Over the past few decades, thanks to volunteers, librarians and archivists (as well as the…

Sir Guy Carleton Branch UELAC Presentation

  Penny Minter, UE, Secretary, Sir Guy Carleton Branch, UELAC On Saturday, March 10th, 2018, Anne Redish will give a presentation and lead a discussion about Loyalist Period Clothing from 1:30 – 4:30 pm at…