2022 – The Way Ahead/Terry Buttler

Quinte Branch OGS has a great group of council members, a great team, well-regarded within the OGS community for our commitment to the organization and our leadership on issues. We have strong and steady membership numbers. Our financial position is solid. Basically, the Branch is in great shape! OGS and its branches are evolving with

Quinte Searchlight Newsletter – December

Volume 16: Issue 4 – December 2021 Seasons Greetings from the Quinte Branch Leadership Team by Sharron Buttler • Message from the Chair by Patrick Goodmurphy • Message from the Quinte Branch Past Chair by Terry Buttler • Great Moments Presentations by Jane Simpson • Membership in Quinte Branch OGS by Heather Semper • Grappling with Grave Markers

Unwrap Your Gift from the Quinte Branch

Several databases covering the Quinte area and transcriptions for 300 cemeteries in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties have been released free for Quinte Branch members to view, a value of almost $1500.00 if purchased individually. These valuable resources are found in the “Members’ Lounge”, an area of the website reserved for Quinte Branch members.

Membership Has Its Privileges

Transcriptions for more than 300 cemeteries in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties have been released free for Quinte Branch members to view, a value of almost $1500.00 if purchased individually. Many of these cemeteries are obscure and abandoned, having no public information available anywhere else. Visit the Quinte Branch Research Library or contact the

December 15: It All Disappears at Midnight

MEMBERSHIP IS NOW OPEN … BUT ONLY UNTIL DECEMBER 15 at 11:45 pm! Join OGS now and save 50% on your first year’s membership! We’ll match you with an existing member to take advantage of these savings. For details, visit ogs.on.ca/grow-our-family!

December 1: Community Archives Newsletter

The archives is now open to visitors from 10 to 1 and 2 to 4, Monday to Thursday. Proof of vaccination and ID is required, and masks must be worn while in the archives and library. – Relive the 1980s with The Quinte Weekly News – CHECK OUT THE ONLINE CATALOGUE

November 1: Time to Join Ontario Ancestors

Be part of an ever-growing community of family historians. Get FREE access to the MyHeritage Library edition with your membership. Connect with regional research specialists and thousands of unique local records and resources. Take advantage of hundreds of e-learning resources. DON’T FORGET MEMBERSHIP in the QUINTE BRANCH OPENS the QUINTE BRANCH LOUNGE

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 6: eWeekly’s Busy November

Our free weekly email newsletter includes news on Ontario Ancestors, our Branches and Special Interest Groups, updates on family history initiatives and events, and heritage information from across the province.  eWeekly Update is available to anyone with email and you do not need to be an OGS member to subscribe. CLICK TO VIEW PAST ISSUES
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