Month: January 2022

February 19: Using Pinterest for Genealogy

This session will cover how to set up a Pinterest account to create Research Boards on any topic. The list of possibilities is endless. GenPins are links to your genealogy bookmarks. These visual bookmarks are then available online for easy access and can be shared with researchers, historians and a broad range of followers.

Open Resources

CHECK OUT … FIND-IT SURNAME INTEREST LIST LIBRARY CATALOGUE HASTINGS DIRECTORY B-M-D DATABASES COUNTY ATLAS PROJECT ALL OF THESE RESOURCES ARE OPEN-FREE-SEARCHABLE

January 15: A 19th Century Ontario Enigma

Janice’s expertise includes Upper Canadian history, criminal justice records, turning bare-bones genealogies into shareable family stories, and using genealogy gifts and games to create a legacy. In addition to helping her private clients discover the richness of their ancestral heritage, Janice does searching for provincial Public Trustees, writes and lectures on a variety of topics.

eWeekly Update and Archive

Our free weekly email newsletter includes news on Ontario Ancestors, our Branches and Special Interest Groups, updates on family history initiatives and events, and heritage information from across the province.  eWeekly Update is available to anyone with email and you do not need to be an OGS member to subscribe. CLICK TO VIEW PAST ISSUES

2022 – The Way Ahead/Terry Buttler

Quinte Branch OGS has a great group of council members, a great team, well-regarded within the OGS community for our commitment to the organization and our leadership on issues. We have strong and steady membership numbers. Our financial position is solid. Basically, the Branch is in great shape! OGS and its branches are evolving with
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