Category: Quinte Branch Meeting

November 16: Annual General Meeting/Great Moments

To start off the afternoon, our 2019 AGM will focus on the election of officers and the appointment of volunteers to Branch Council Committees. Following, we’ll share Great Moments in the search for family history: good, bad and mostly inspirational! Bring your best stories. Can’t wait to hear them!

Quinte Branch Needs Volunteers

Annual General Meeting – ELECTIONS – ” Great Moments in Genealogy” Quinte West Public Library 7 Creswell Drive Trenton, Ontario [HOME OF THE QUINTE BRANCH OGS RESEARCH LIBRARY]

October 19: Shades of Allegiance: The Gerow Family

The speaker traces the Gerow Family from south western France as they flee from religious persecution as Huguenots to New York City at the dawn of the 18th century. The family flourishes in the New World until seeds of discord infect the populace. Three sons of the family are forced to choose their allegiance to

June 15: Intro to the Archives of Ontario

This presentation is well-suited to researchers who are unable to travel to Toronto to visit the Archives of Ontario in person. Learn how to use the Archives of Ontario’s website and Microfilm Inter Loan Program to access collections – particularly records that are helpful for genealogical research.

May 18 – The Wonders of WikiTree

<Adventures in Collaborative Genealogy> In this presentation, Leanne Cooper will provide an overview of WikiTree and its key features, and explore the ways that WikiTree supports finding and collaborating with distant cousins and other genealogists. Leanne is an active member of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO). Check out Leanne’s blog:

Early Loyalist Roots of the Lower Hudson River Valley and New York

April 20:  Brian Laurie-Beaumont had a forty year career in heritage facility development planning across Canada. The focus on heritage preservation and his formal education as an historian made genealogy a natural outlet for his inquisitive nature – and a fondness for challenging detective work. He is a member of the New England Historic and

16 February-Family History Reno Project

16 February 2019 Quinte Branch Presents: Family History Reno Project (The Easy Do-Over) Presentation by Bob Dawes (CALENDAR) Visit the Quinte Branch website at … https://quinte.ogs.on.ca Check out the Quinte Branch on Facebook at … https://www.facebook.com/QuinteBranch.OGS