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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 The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that it will be creating a fund dedicated to help support community efforts to repair damage to cemeteries incurred by acts of…

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…

Celebrate British Home Child Day- Write about the British Home Children in Your Family Lines

September 28, 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the arrival of British Home Children on the shores of Canada. This blog post “re-celebrates” the British Home Children I found in a collateral line. I enjoy…

Vivid-Pix Member Discount

  NEW MEMBER BENEFIT – Vivid-Pix RESTORE software discount We’d been hearing about this software, so when Society President Steve Fulton had a chance to talk to Vivid-Pix co-founder Rick Voight at the FGS Conference…

MyHeritage Discount Offer

  MyHeritage is offering a 50% discount on their subscription database for members and friends of Ontario Ancestors. Please continue reading below for full details, and use the link in the message, or simply CLICK…

Recording My Own Story

I finally accepted the challenge. After listening to Steven Young, Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer with FamilySearch, talk about writing your story at the 2019 Ontario Ancestors Conference banquet at London, Ontario, memories of events in…

Do You Know PERSI?

  Do You Know PERSI? No, not “Who’s PERSI?”, But “What is PERSI?”  PERSI, the Periodical Source Index, is your gateway to discovering amazing information about your family history. PERSI connects you to the material…

Resources for Educators

  Calling All Teachers Do you have a family history or genealogy component in your lesson plans? Let Ontario Ancestors, Ancestry and Family Tree Maker help you. Ancestry Ancestry offers free access to its amazing…