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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…

Membership 2019

2019 Membership The 2019 membership season will open on November 1, 2018. All current memberships expire on December 31, 2018. Current members need to renew before then to prevent any lapse in benefits or Member’s Only…

Alien Naturalization in Canada- Becoming a British or Canadian Citizen

Persons born within the British king or queen’s dominion and allegiance, born in a foreign land to a father who was a British subject or born on a British ship regardless of location automatically became…

Deportation of Margaret Ellen Reid: A Tangled Web of Government Documents

Margaret Ellen Colbert ranks second in file size in my genealogical papers only surpassed by the file that I have for her grandfather John Pratt Campbell [my great grandfather]. Margaret became a person of research…

Webinars – Call for Presentations

  Call for Speakers: The Ontario Genealogical Society’s 2019 Webinar Series Kim Barnsdale, Webinar Coordinator, The Ontario Genealogical Society The Ontario Genealogical Society is currently accepting proposals for our monthly 2019 Webinar Series. We invite…

Family Tree Maker Ontario Tour

  Family Tree Maker – Live with Mark Olsen The Ontario Genealogical Society and its branches are pleased to present Family Tree Maker on Tour, an interactive presentation with Mark Olsen.  Mark will discuss of the…