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!
Category: Quinte Branch Meeting
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]
A G M November 16 1:00 pm Quinte West Library
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
Discover how Jennifer DeBruin, UE uses her research and writing to journey with her ancestors in an effort to “discover the humanity in the history”.
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.
<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:
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
March 16: Explore various methods for keeping track of DNA matches, especially autosomal matches. [webinar by Diahan Southard]
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