Month: March 2022

Living in Interesting Times

“During the American Revolutionary War, these UEL ancestors–Henry Dennis, his son John, John’s wife Martha (née Brown), and Lawrence Johnson–all fled Pennsylvania. Three of the four made it out of the USA, first to Nova Scotia, and finally to York Township and the town of York in Upper Canada.” Share their story …

Community Archives (CABHC)

The Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County has a wealth of historical material worth investigating on the website and in the CABHC photostream on FLICKR, like historical photographs, such as this one showing students at the Ontario Business College in 1896 including names on the original at CABHC. SUBSCRIBE

Prince Edward County Cemeteries

Check out the cemetery transcriptions for Prince Edward County: These are on sale in the QUINTE BRANCH MARKETPLACE on ONTARIO ANCESTORS ready for digital download.

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

Gerald Belanger Collection

Gerald Belanger has been collecting newspaper clippings and writing the history of the Centre Hastings  community for over a decade. Quinte Branch OGS is pleased to announce that we have been given permission to publish Gerald’s work for the genealogy and historical communities. While focusing mainly on Marmora, the newspapers which Gerald researched covered much

Software for Genealogists

Genealogists collect and manage images of important documents and photos; they correspond with other genealogists and relatives; they create documents and charts; they access a multitude of websites; they absorb skills and proficiency from webinars and podcasts. If this sounds like your life … this workshop is for YOU!

Quinte Branch 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. More than 300 cemetery transcriptions can be viewed by members for free in the Members’ Lounge or purchased online from the Quinte Branch as a direct download from the Ontario Genealogical Society “Marketplace”.

Surname Interest List

The SIL is comprised of family surnames of interest to our members, past members, research library contacts and the genealogy community. The focus of the SIL is based on research in Hastings, Prince Edward, and neighboring counties. Check out the possibility that one or more of our SIL providers may have similar research interests.
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