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7:00 pm Life on the Farm
Life on the Farm
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
Life on the Farm @ Wellington County Museum and Archives | Fergus | Ontario | Canada
LIFE ON THE FARM: YOUR ANCESTOR’S PLACE IN ONTARIO AGRICULTURE Meeting of Wellington County Branch OGS We often think of farming as a traditional occupation—something that hasn’t really changed much. But that is not and[...]
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22
Mon
7:30 pm Welcoming Newcomers
Welcoming Newcomers
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Welcoming Newcomers @ Lansing United Church | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
WELCOMING NEWCOMERS: CANADA’S ETHNIC BENEVOLENT SOCIETIES Meeting of Toronto Branch OGS Established in the 1830s and before, societies like St. Andrew’s, St. George’s, St. Patrick’s and many other ethnic-based organizations provided guidance, financial and social[...]
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Oakville Family History Fair

When:
October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-10-28T10:00:00-04:00
2017-10-28T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
1225 Trafalgar Rd
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Canada
Cost:
Free

OAKVILLE’S FIRST ANNUAL FAMILY HISTORY FAIR
10:00am to 4:00pm

At 2:30pm, I will speak on: City and Rural Directories for Family History Research.
Directories are a major source for family historians, particularly in North America. To glean all the information they offer, and to understand their limitations, it is useful to know a bit about the origins and history of directories, how and why they were compiled, types of directories available, and where you can find them today.

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