Category: Quinte Branch Meeting

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.

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.

November 20: Great Moments Has Arrived

Quinte Branch members volunteer to share short stories about a variety of experiences from getting over, around, or under a brick wall, a new connection made, or tips and tricks that others may find useful!

November 20: Looking for Speakers

Do you have a genealogical moment (good, bad, funny, sad) to share with Quinte Branch members? November 20th – the Quinte Branch will celebrate Great Moments! At our last meeting of the year in November, Quinte Branch members will share “great moments” in their family history research. While searching for our family histories, we all

September 18: Our Evolving Canadian Story

Using her own family story, Jennifer explores how many people and cultures contribute to the Canadian story. From Indigenous peoples to recent immigrants, the often complex interactions weave new perspectives, traditions, and opportunities into the fabric of Canada.  

September 18: Exploring Our Evolving Canadian Story

Using her own family story, Jennifer explores how many people and cultures contribute to the Canadian story. From Indigenous peoples to recent immigrants, the often complex interactions weave new perspectives, traditions, and opportunities into the fabric of Canada.    

September 18: Our Evolving Canadian Story

Our Canadian story is complex and ever-changing. For some, Canada has been home for generations, while for others, their story here is just beginning. As with all compelling stories, there are plot twists and turns, tragedies, and triumphs, heroes, and heroines – these are the foundation of our Canadian story. Let’s explore our unique story.

June 19: UK Censuses 1801 to the Present Day

Each census will be examined in turn, deconstructing the information that is available, revealing tips and hints for lateral thinking, which give clues for further research. We will also look at what could be considered census substitutes, such as the 1939 Register because there was no census taken in 1941 due to World War II.
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