Month: August 2022

Searching the Intelligencer on the Internet Archive

A post earlier in August on the Quinte Branch Facebook page discussed how to search the Intelligencer newspapers uploaded by the CABHC to the Internet Archive. https://archive.org/search.php?query=(intelligencer)%20AND%20-title%3A(weekly)%20AND%20collection%3A(CABHC)&sort=date The video referenced below may help in a search for individuals or events described in the early editions of the Intelligencer newspaper published in Belleville. If you still

100 Years of the Daily Intelligencer Newspaper

CABHC reports … “The end of July marked an important milestone in our summer project to photograph the nineteenth-century issues of The Daily Intelligencer newspaper. All of the volumes of the newspaper from June 1867 to 1900 have now been digitized and made available online through the Internet Archive. The newspapers have been passed through

Quinte Branch Research Library Catalogue

The Quinte Branch Research Library’s “online catalogue” is an often overlooked resource on the website. There are many categories of resources that would support family history research, including both digital and paper publications. Existing categories include audio-visual, cemeteries, censuses, directories, genealogies, histories, lists, newsletters, records and reference works. This “online catalogue” is searchable and downloadable.

Indexing Team Adds to FIND-IT

Dianne Taylor-Harding, Indexing Coordinator, and her enthusiastic team have added hundreds of new and unique names to the Quinte Branch FIND-IT searchable database of individuals referenced in family histories in the Quinte Branch Research Library. Check out these surnames and discover if any belong on the branches of your family tree. COMER-KNOLL-CHAPMAN-EARL-MILLINS-ACKER-ROLLINS-SHOOBRIDGE-STARK-HARTLEY-DOWDELL-BOWERFIND-JOYCE-FRIZZONE-NEWTON-FRIEWD-MACDONALD-GUFFIN-METZEL-BATEMAN-SEBASTIAN-BLACKBURN-TERRY-OAKE-GRANDAHL-GEARING-SNOW-DALE-DAVIS-CUSTER-STERNS-ROMER-STOCKER-HUMPHREYS-STEVENS-SHOWBRIDGE-KOSBURG-EARL-HUNTER-KELLY-HAWKINS-BULL-FORBES-RAYMOND-BENHAM-LAPOINTE-GILLETTE-EARL-HEAVEN-HARMON-LINDSAY-LATTIMER-POPE-STRAPE-BENNETT-BEDELL-PETERS-WELLMAN-HAGAN-PARKS-BAKER-SHOEBRIDGE-PHILLIPS-WINDLE-LEDFORD-SHEERAN-HARDING-DROZDOWSKI-GOUGH-BAMFORTH-KOSTER-LANSBURY-KRAMER-BEAMISH-SECORD-GREER-ADAMS-LOGAN-PERRY-TRUSLER-BLAGBURNE  

Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register – PEC

These surnames and many more appear in the Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register for Prince Edward County, covering a large part of the 1800s. Information in these baptismal records showing fathers, mothers, birthdates, locations and ministers are indexed and organized into a format promoting genealogical research. Bongard-Clapp-Sprung-Clark-Walt-Curry-Dingman-Squires-Dulmage-Furgeson-Haylock-Weese-Hicks-Kerr-Lalanne Williamson-Larmer-Love-McCoid-Adams-McLellan-Miller-Reynolds-Ackerman-Robins-Rose-Butler-Ruttan-Switzer-Thompson-Chase-Trotter-VanDusen-Herington-VanVlack-Waddington-Morden-Wallbanks-Master-Cole-Deremo-Garrison-Moore-Reid-Walmsley-Bennett-Carson-Harrison-Patterson-Toby-Anderson-Brooks-Choats-Redner-Cook-Delong-Dempsey-Fox-Frederick-Giles-Way-Haycock-Hayes-Johnson-McCullogh-Beminger-Roblin-Burley-Hill-Martin-Ostrander Check out this Baptismal Register in the Quinte

Betty Bruce Scrapbook

The Quinte Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was officially formed in 1980 by a small group of people, who got together and were interested in Genealogy. Betty Bruce, her husband Lorne, and their son Roy, along with his wife Ruth, were all part of the founding members of the Quinte Branch of the Ontario

Research Hit a Brick Wall? You’re Not Alone

If you need experienced research volunteers to assist you in your search for your ancestors, contact the Quinte Branch Research Coordinator to request help in the Quinte Branch Research Library. Your research request will be evaluated by our research team. We will quote you a charge to complete your request. If you decide to move

Old Hay Bay Church Pilgrimage Service

The Board of Trustees welcomes everyone to the Pilgrimage Service on Sunday, August 28, at 3:00 pm. Weather permitting, attendees will gather on the east lawn of the church for a traditional Methodist-style camp meeting. The speaker is Dr. Rev. William (Bill) Smith, who has made the Pilgrimage many times to this National Historic Site.

Vernon Directories for Belleville, Ontario

The Ontario Genealogical Society reports … “Ontario Ancestors, along with Family Search International and Library & Archives Canada, is undertaking the digitization of all available editions of the Vernon Directories. These digital copies are fully searchable and, best of all, they are freely available to all.” A downloadable list of currently available directories and their
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