Category: General Posts

Results June 20 eWeekly Survey

Last week our Survey asked for a Social Distancing Genealogy Update.  We had 319 responses.  Thank you!  The results are very much in line with your responses from March 21st.   Top Four Tasks March…

Shaver Family Cemetery

Other Known Names: Duff’s Corners Cemetery Street Address:        1156 Highway No. 2. Location: Lot 35, Concession 3, Ancaster Type of Cemetery: Family (Shaver) Responsible Agency: Private Status for Burials: Closed for burials Plot Plan: None…

The Importance of Genealogy – Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Historian and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has explored the ancestry of dozens of people from diverse backgrounds on his PBS show Finding Your Roots. Gates believes family tapestries can offer a sense of…

Early Bird Draw – 2020 Membership Registration

Click to     or All new and all renewing members who complete their 2020 membership registration in Ontario Ancestors, The Ontario Genealogical Society, prior to midnight, November 30th, will be entered into a draw…

Vivid-Pix Restore – See What The Experts Say

Vivid-Pix Restore – See What The Experts Say Recently we wrote about a new discount available both to Society members and Friends alike – Vivid-Pix Restore Picture-Fix software. While we are impressed with the ease…

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…

Continued Advocacy – Supporting our Library Partners

This week, I was given the opportunity to attend a Press Conference arranged by Jill Andrew, MPP for Toronto-St. Paul’s. She was looking to bring attention to the issues surrounding access through the inter-library loan…

Call for Candidates for the Board of Directors

Are you a member of The Ontario Genealogical Society? Are you looking for a challenge, an opportunity to work with great people, and a chance to be on the leading edge of piloting our organization…

Introducing “Ontario Ancestors”

The Ontario Genealogical Society is introducing the logo and “brand” of “Ontario Ancestors”. The new logo will be rolled out throughout the Society and its publications and on-line presence in the coming months. The goal…