Month: September 2020

Elections: OGS Board of Directors

On Saturday, September 26, the Ontario Genealogical Society held its Annual General Meeting at which a new slate of Directors was elected. During the meeting electronic voting was held to elect a President, Vice President and six new Directors. Congratulations to the successful candidates and a heartfelt “thank you” to those moving on.

September 26: Register Early for AGM

  Join the Board of Directors and members of the Society from around the world this Saturday to discuss past successes and future plans and to celebrate our volunteers and Branches/SIGs at our Annual General Meeting. This will be held as a “virtual” meeting on the ZOOM platform. Members should register well before 10:00 am.

September 26: Ontario Genealogical Society

Join the Board of Directors and members of the Society from around the world this Saturday to discuss past successes and future plans and to celebrate our volunteers and Branches/SIGs at our Annual General Meeting. This will be a “virtual” meeting on the ZOOM platform. You must register before 10:00 am on the OGS website.  

September 26: Ontario Ancestors AGM

Join the Board of Directors and members of the Society from around the world this Saturday to discuss past successes and future plans and to celebrate our volunteers and Branches/SIGs at our Annual General Meeting. This will be a “virtual” meeting on the ZOOM platform. You must register before 10:00 am on the OGS website.

September 19: Jess Posgate/OurDigitalWorld

This download link provides access to the slides prepared for this presentation by Jess Posgate leading us through the process of using online newspapers from the OurDigitalWorld website in our research. Click “READ MORE” to access the active link and download an excellent set of visuals. This session will be recorded for your future viewing!

September 19: Quinte Branch “Virtual” Meeting

The Quinte Branch is hosting our second virtual presentation. Be sure not to miss “Finding Your Family History with OurDigitalWorld Online Newspapers” by Jess Posgate. This will be a Zoom Virtual presentation. Please find information links below if you need help with Zoom.

September 19: OurDigitalWorld/Jess Posgate

OurDigitalWorld is a not-for-profit that is dedicated to providing an innovative and sustainable digital platform for community collections. We provide tools and services built upon collaboration and the belief that discovery and access to community content and to our shared cultural assets are the foundation of identifying and enriching a community’s sense of identity. http://www.ourdigitalworld.net/

Quinte Branch Volunteers

The Quinte Branch of Ontario Ancestors/OGS is excited to announce our new volunteers! Rose McClanahan, Beth Phieffer and Kathryn Potter have recently joined the Quinte Branch in its work supporting the genealogical community. Additional volunteers are always needed to carry on the vital work of the Quinte Branch, including transcribing documents for future research.

February 25-27: RootsTech Connect “Virtual”

Discover your story at RootsTech Connect. Join the world’s largest family celebration for free to unlock your family’s history and learn how to preserve the stories of your life. For the first time ever, the world’s largest family celebration event will be entirely virtual and completely free. Get ready to celebrate shared connections with people