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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.…

Honouring Our Veterans by Telling Their Stories

On the eve of Remembrance Day, November 11th, remembering veterans by telling their stories is a significant way of honouring them. Now that the files of the World War I Canadian Expeditionary Force have been…

Choice Hotels – New Member Advantage

  NEW FOR 2019! Society members can save up to 15% on stays at any Choice Hotel, including Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, and more. Travelling for research? Visiting family for…

Border Hopping Canadians- Finding Records in Canada and the United States Part 2

This post continues on from my previous post about border hopping Canadians. Some informative records were created when Gordon Frederick and Elizabeth Dosenburg Campbell crossed into the United States with the intent of becoming US…

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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…

Genealogy Website Hosting Program

  Preserve Your Website Do you have your own genealogy website? Have you spent 20+ years gathering records and making them available on the web for others? Are you wanting to pull back, or retire…

Hamilton Genealogy Fair

Hamilton Genealogy Fair         Local History & Archives at the Hamilton Public Library and the Ontario Genealogical Society announce the 2018 Hamilton Genealogy Fair, to be held from 10am to 4pm, Saturday…

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,…

Now You Can Donate Aeroplan Miles – Learn How

  Building a better world together: Please Support OGS: Donate Aeroplan Miles NOW Aeroplan joins you in supporting the causes you care about with a 10% top up for every donation, every time More information about…

Border Hopping Canadians- Finding Records in Canada and the United States

  One of my collateral line ancestors, Gordon Frederick Campbell, border hopped from Canada to the United States to live and then returned to Canada where he died. In the process he left behind many…