Latest News

Family Tree Maker 2019 Ontario Tour

  Family Tree Maker 2019 – An In-Depth Insider’s View Ontario Ancestors and its Branches are pleased to present Family Tree Maker on Tour, an interactive presentation. Mark Olsen, Family Tree Maker Ambassador, will discuss…

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…

Filling in the Gaps in my English Pedigree

I recently ordered three death registrations related to my Atkey line who lived on the Isle of Wight, England. This time I ordered a death registration for Ann (Yelf) Atkey because the first time I…

Lack of Privacy and How it Helps Genealogists

Uploading blog posts on the second and fourth Fridays of the month would not seem to be an onerous task. But when you are forced into going car shopping because a rear end accident totals…

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…