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October 19: Shades of Allegiance: The Gerow Family

The speaker traces the Gerow Family from south western France as they flee from religious persecution as Huguenots to New York City at the dawn of the 18th century. The family flourishes in the New World until seeds of discord infect the populace. Three sons of the family are forced to choose their allegiance to
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Summer Activities in PEC

Alongside an experienced guide, explore the grounds of Macaulay Heritage Park, the historic estate of Reverend William Macaulay, who is credited with giving Picton its name. Tour the neighbouring graveyard at his former church, St. Mary Magdalene, and spot the unusual tombstone that’s in Ripley’s Believe or Not. The tour will make its way to
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Echoes from the Past

Saturday, November 2, 2019 (8:30am-4:30pm) Genealogy 101 – “Echoes from the Past” A fundraiser for the Tweed and Area Historical Society will host four concurrent presentations …
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Coming Events … in the World of Genealogy

Check out these “upcoming events” of interest to the genealogy community! – September 14: Quinte “Doors Open” at the Quinte Branch Genealogy Centre in the Quinte West Public Library – September 21: “Discovering the Humanity in the History” featuring Jennifer DeBruin – September 27 to 29: “BIFHSGO Conference” featuring Blaine Bettinger and Cindi Ingle –
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OGS Conference 2019: London Ontario (June 21-23)

Thinking about attending The Ontario Genealogical Society's Ontario Ancestors Conference and Family History Show in London, Ontario this year? The conference will be held at the downtown London Convention Centre June 21 to 23. Early Bird Pricing Discounts Expire March 31!!
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RootsTech Video Archive

Weren’t able to get to RootsTech … many sessions were videotaped and archived for your viewing over several years. Watch past sessions from RootsTech saved in the RootsTech Video Archive
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Surname Interest List

Boost your research … participate in our Surname Interest List, a Helping Hands Outreach Program of Quinte Branch OGS. The database of surnames is on our webpage or accessible via the following link. The Surname Interest List was developed to facilitate research collaboration, brick wall demolition, and cousin finding. It is not necessary to be a current member to participate. You may
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Cemetery Transcriptions on CD-ROM

Accelerate your research through “cemetery transcriptions”. The following items can be purchased by mail order from the Quinte Branch OGS using the convenient Mail Order Form for payment by cheque or money order.

September 14: Doors Open in Quinte West

  The City of Quinte West is proud to be hosting its eighth annual “Doors Open” event on Saturday, September 14 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm! Quinte West is situated on the shores of the Bay of Quinte, located directly along the Highway 401 corridor, approximately 1.5 hours’ drive east of Toronto and 2.5

Coming Events

Check out this event of premier interest to the “genealogy community” … ! June 21-23: OGS Conference in London, Ontario (Breaking Down Genealogical Barriers)  

OGS Conference 2019 – London, Ontario

Join us in London June 21-23rd! The excitement is building! With five days to go, hundreds of family historians are looking forward to learning from and talking to other family historians from across Canada and around the world. Conference 2019 will have over 500 attendees, more than 20 speakers, 48 sponsors and vendors, dozens of

June 15: Intro to the Archives of Ontario

This presentation is well-suited to researchers who are unable to travel to Toronto to visit the Archives of Ontario in person. Learn how to use the Archives of Ontario’s website and Microfilm Inter Loan Program to access collections – particularly records that are helpful for genealogical research.

June 15: Seventh Town Historical Society and MAGRC Celebrate

      Tomorrow is the big day. We celebrate our 50th Anniversary. We also celebrate 25 years for The Marilyn Adams Genealogical Society. Two parties! The event is free. No admission. We will have plenty of free cake plus two bands. Enjoy our presentations and demonstrations. Bring the family as we have activities for