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Sep
25
Tue
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[...]
Oct
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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Think like a genealogist.

When:
June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017-06-16T09:00:00-04:00
2017-06-16T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
OGS Conference 2017
Ottawa
ON
Canada
Contact:
OGS Conference 2017

Creative Research Techniques to Help You Follow the Right Ancestral Trail:
A WORKSHOP AT OGS CONFERENCE 2017

Family history research is all about following clues and creativity—imagining what records might exist around a life event, figuring out how to find the records, gleaning every bit of information from them—and letting those records lead you to the next source. Whether you are new to genealogy, or you have been at it for a while, this workshop will reinvigorate your research with new ideas and techniques. And if much of your research has been online—we will definitely open your eyes to more possibilities. There will be lots of practical examples and class participation—for an enjoyable and stimulating start to your conference weekend.

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