Category: General Posts

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…

Vernon Directories Digitization Project

Wouldn’t it be great if you could track your Ontario ancestors between the 1901 and 1911 census? Or perhaps between 1891 and 1901, or 1911 and 1921? Wouldn’t it be great if you could see…

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…

2019 Free Webinar Series Full Schedule

  The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to release its full 2019 monthly webinar series schedule.  Our webinars are presented at 7 pm Eastern Time on the first Thursday of every month and are freely…

Holiday Hours – Re-opening January 2

  Please note that our dedicated staff and our volunteers will be taking a break during the holiday season. Our office will be closing on the afternoon of December 21, and re-opening on January 2nd. …

Announcing Conference 2020

  Mark Your Calendars – Conference 2020 Conference 2020 will be held in Hamilton at the Hamilton Convention Centre, June 5 – 7, 2020. Mark your calendar now so you won’t miss this special event.…

Society Membership Forms 2019

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

Join Us on Facebook

Want to keep up with the latest in Ontario family history? Looking for help? Want to share a success?  Have you looked at the Ontario Genealogical Society’s  Facebook groups lately? Our Facebook groups let you see what…