Category: Quinte Branch Meeting

September 17: All the Daniels

The September Quinte Branch meeting will feature Quinte Branch member John Walker sharing his story called “All the Daniels”. This presentation will reflect a portion of the research Mary Lou and John Walker have done on their respective families in Eastern Ontario. Mark your calendar for September 17 at 1:00 pm.    

Records of Inheritance

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”.  

Researching the Canadian Fallen: WWII

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!

Living in Interesting Times

“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 …

Software for Genealogists

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!

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
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