Webinar Recordings


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January 7, 2021
Dr Penny Walters: Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy

February 4 , 2021
Serge Paquet: From Petition to Patent: Crown Land Records at the Archives of Ontario


December 3, 2020
Janice Nickerson: Religious Newspapers - Not just for Clergy
November 5, 2020
Michael Strauss: Researching Your Canadian Ancestors in the First World War

October 1, 2020
Serge Paquet: Pre-1869 Birth, Marriage and Death Records
September 3, 2020
Lynn Palermo: Get with The Plan: 7 Simple Steps to a Research Strategy
August 6, 2020
Bruce Durie: Using ScotlandsPeople for ALL your Scottish Genealogy needs
July 2, 2020
Tim Janzen: Tracing Ancestral Lines in the 1700s Using DNA
June 4, 2020
Jenna Lemay: Researching Indigenous Ancestors in Northern Ontario
May 7, 2020
Beverly MacCulloch: Using Ontario’s Township Papers
April 2, 2020
Lindsey Winstone: How To Trace Your Family History Using The Archives Of Ontario’s Collections
March 5, 2020
Ute Brandenburg: Hidden Gems in German and Polish Archives and How to find them
February 6, 2020
Mags Gaulden: DNA Databases
January 2, 2020
Thomas McEntee: Smarter Search Strategies for Genealogy


Jan. 3, 2019
Thomas McEntee: Turning Genealogy Clues into Genealogy To Do's

Feb. 7, 2019
Janice Nickerson: Tackling Research Challenges: The Genealogical Proof Standard In Practice
Mar. 7, 2019
Art Taylor: Build A Custom Keyword List For Your Digital Genealogy Files

Apr. 4, 2019
Tammy Tipler-Priolo: Donkeys, Ships & Trains...One Italian Immigrant’s Journey to Ontario

May 2, 2019
Laura Hedgecock: Blogging Your Family History

June 6, 2019
Linda Reid: DNA Painter

July 4, 2019
Annette Burke Lyttle: Digging Deeper Into The Ontario Collections on Ancestry

Aug. 1, 2019
Janice Lovelace: The Underground Railroad Ends Here: Canadian Freedom for Blacks in 19th Century

Sept. 5, 2019
Eva Kujawa: Introduction To Researching Your East European Ancestors

Oct. 3, 2019
Michael Strauss: Digging Deeper with City Directories

Nov. 7, 2019
Dr Maurice Gleeson: A Step by Step Approach to working with your DNA Matches

Dec. 5, 2019
Linda Corupe: Upper Canadian Justice


Jan. 4, 2018
Thomas McEntee: Did I Get Everything? – Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research

Feb. 1, 2018
Janice Lovelace: Researching Black Loyalist Communities in Canada

Mar. 1, 2018
Irene Robillard: Women's Institute: Tweedsmuir Community Histories

Apr. 5, 2018
Art Taylor
: Cataloging Your Digital Images Using Adobe Bridge with IPTC Cultural Heritage Panel

May 3, 2018
Lesley Anderson: Using AncestryDNA with your Family History

June 7, 2018
Peter Krogh: Camera Scanning your photographic archive

July 5, 2018
Luana Darby: Surveying the Community – Finding Clues Hidden Among the Neighbors

Aug. 2, 2018
Debra Dudek: Crime, Prison, and Punishment: Researching UK Criminal and Prisoner Records Online

Sept. 6, 2018
Donna Moughty: Navigating Online Sources for Irish Research

Oct. 4, 2018
Lynn Palermo: Writing a Family History: Turning Research into Shareable Stories

Nov. 1, 2018
Tammy Tipler-Priolo: Franco-Ontarians History & Genealogy

Dec. 6, 2018
Tina Beaird: Scotland’s Resources: There is more to Scottish research than ScotlandsPeople!


January 5, 2017
Thomas McEntee: Citing Sources and Evaluating Evidence
February 2, 2017
Guylaine Petrin: Land of Canaan: Researching Black Ancestors in Canada before Confederation
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March 2, 2017
Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE: What's New in Genealogy
April 6, 2017
Zbigniew Stettner: Searching for your Polish Roots: An Introduction
May 4, 2017
Jennifer Alford: Genealogy and GIS
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June 1, 2017
Mary Kircher Roddy: A Nose for News
July 6, 2017
Melissa Barker: It's Not All Online - Researching in Archives
August 3, 2017
Annette Burke-Lyttle: How Research Plans can up your Genealogical Game
September 7, 2017
Mary Eberle: Using DNA for Genealogy Research
October 5, 2017
Dr Janet Few: Harnessing the Facebook Generation
November 2, 2017
Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE: From East to West - Ancestral Migration through Canada
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December 7, 2017
Kirsty Gray: Researching your Ancestors before Civil Registration in England & Wales


January 7, 2016
Shirley L. Sturdevant: Evaluating Genealogical Sources: Building a Solid Foundation
February 4, 2016
Dr. Janet Few: A to Z of Family History: an alphabetical journey through some less well known sources for British Family History
March 3, 2016
Diahan Southard: DNA Testing and Your Ethnic Origins
April 7, 2016
Christine Woodcock: Lesser Known Databases for Scottish Genealogy
May 5, 2016
Art Taylor: Geotagging and Reverse Geocoding Your Photos
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June 2, 2016
Jennifer Alford: What Else is in the Newspaper?
July 7, 2016
David B. Appleton: Finding Your New England Ancestors
August 4, 2016
Annette Burke-Lyttle: What is Social History and Why Should a Genealogist Care?
September 1, 2016
Sandra Joyce: Leave No Stone Unturned
October 6, 2016
Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE: Researching Your 20th Century Canadian Ancestors
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November 3, 2016
Tammy Tipler Priolo: Genealogy as a Therapeutic Tool for Stress in Today's Demanding World
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December 1, 2016
Dr. Janet Few: ’Til Death Us Do Part: a look at the history of medicine 1300-1948


Ontario Ancestors Monthly Webinar Series is open to all at the time of presentation. Access to webinars after presentation is a benefit of membership in Ontario Ancestors (Webinars presented by the Archives of Ontario are freely available below). All available webinars are summarized below, beginning with the most recent.

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