Month: January 2023

Reinforcements in the Research Library

The Quinte Branch of Ontario Ancestors is very pleased to welcome Shannon Bryan, our newest volunteer, to the Research Library Team, with specific responsibilities for the hundreds of resource publications in the Research Library. Shannon Bryan is a professional librarian at Belleville Public Library (Belleville, Ontario) where she has worked for 9+ years. She was

OnLand for Genealogists

Once we know where our ancestors lived, the next step is to see if we can find the land records such as deeds and even wills. In this presentation, we will be looking at the Ontario Land Property Records Portal, often referred to as OnLand, to help us research where our ancestors lived. We will

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For the second time in just over a month, another pillar of the Quinte Branch operation has been torn away. On January 7, 2023, Bob Dawes passed away. Bob was extremely active in the Quinte Branch and in the greater genealogy community. Bob held several executive offices, including Chair, and anchored the IT and database

Bob Dawes: A Loss Beyond Measure

For the second time in just over a month, another pillar of the Quinte Branch operation has been torn away. On January 7, 2023, Bob Dawes passed away. Bob was extremely active in the Quinte Branch and in the greater genealogy community. Bob held several executive offices, including Chair, and anchored the IT and database

OnLand from a Genealogy Perspective

Quinte Branch has a great lineup of presentations shaping up. In our first presentation, we will look at the Ontario Land Property Records Portal, OnLand, to research where our ancestors lived. We will look at various historical books, find a property in an urban area, and even walk through placing an order for an instrument.

Genealogy “Cheat Sheets”

Almost three years ago, Thomas MacEntee made these “cheat sheets” available to the genealogy community. Here, from the “dustbin of history”, are some potentially very useful resources worth exploring. “READ MORE” to Access All Free Genealogy “Cheat Sheets” from Thomas MacEntee – SAMPLES:  10 Cloud Computing Tips for Genealogy 10 Google Books Tips for Genealogy
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