Month: February 2022

Heroes of Battoche

“Heroes of Battoche”, a new volume added to the Dr. Brearley Collection on the Quinte Branch website, presents historical sketches of the men from the greater Quinte area who joined the Midland Battalion to assist in the supression of the Riel Rebellion at the Battle of Battoche.  

Quinte Branch Joins OGS Marketplace

The Quinte Branch has joined the OGS “Marketplace”. As a result of this move the Quinte Branch is no longer providing CD’s for cemetery transcriptions. Cemetery transcriptions can be viewed by members for free in the Members’ Lounge or purchased from the Quinte Branch as a direct download from the Ontario Genealogical Society “Marketplace”.  

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.
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