Boost your research … participate in our Surname Interest List, a Helping Hands Outreach Program of Quinte Branch OGS. The database of surnames is on our webpage or accessible via the following link. The Surname Interest List was developed to facilitate research collaboration, brick wall demolition, and cousin finding. It is not necessary to be a current member to participate. You may
Initiative Begins to Preserve Ontario’s Historical Vernon Directories OTTAWA, ONTARIO (18 February 2019)—The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) and The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) are working with FamilySearch International to digitize the historical Vernon directories for the Canadian province of Ontario. The initiative will begin immediately to preserve and make the directories freely searchable online
16 February 2019 Quinte Branch Presents: Family History Reno Project (The Easy Do-Over) Presentation by Bob Dawes 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
Join us with Janice Nickerson of Upper Canada Genealogy on Thursday, February 7th at 7 pm as she presents “Tackling Research Challenges: The Genealogical Proof Standard In Practice” The Genealogical Proof Standard isn’t just a way to measure the reliability of your research after the fact. It’s actually an excellent way to help you work
Flashback February is a week of hands-on learning, live demonstrations, talks, film screenings, stories and experiences exploring the unique cultural heritage of Prince Edward County. Experts, curators, artists and innovators will be on hand to spark conversation, lead activities and dig into our rich history. This year’s theme is Spirits of Our Past. Download the
The ships database is now online! This resource was developed in-house to assist researchers, it contains mostly Canadian ships, but also many ships that were foreign-built but traded regularly with Canada, or were sold to Canadian owners. Where available, further details of owners, masters, builders and voyages are also included. The database has been compiled from
Grave Dowsing Reconsidered Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. Burials Program: 319-384-0740. This guide may be freely copied and distributed. Check the OSA web site for future updates (www.uiowa.edu/~osa/burials). William E. Whittaker, Ph.D., RPA Office of the State Archaeologist The University of Iowa
Accelerate your research through “cemetery transcriptions”. The following items can be purchased by mail order from the Quinte Branch OGS using the convenient Mail Order Form for payment by cheque or money order.