Whether your ancestor left hundreds of acres of land, money or a few modest belongings, the records created when those legacies were distributed can provide valuable clues to family connections, relationships, and just how your ancestors lived. Plan on joining us for this insightful journey into “inheritance”.
Explore the methodology and resources available for researching Canada’s fallen heroes of World War II with Ken McKinley on Saturday, May 21, 2022. READ MORE for details of the presentation; explore Ken’s excellent research resources; and discover Ken’s collection of engaging workshops!
“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 …
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!
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.
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.
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!
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