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Oct
3
Tue
8:15 pm Basic Genealogy and Family History
Basic Genealogy and Family History
Oct 3 @ 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
This 8-week evening course is on Tuesdays from October 3 to November 21. The course is designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills. The course will cover terminology,[...]
Oct
28
Sat
10:00 am Oakville Family History Fair
Oakville Family History Fair
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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.[...]
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Welcome Newcomers: Canada’s Patriotic Societies

When:
June 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2017-06-17T14:30:00-04:00
2017-06-17T15:30:00-04:00
Where:
OGS Conference 2017
Ottawa
ON
Canada
Contact:
OGS Conference 2017

A PRESENTATION AT OGS CONFERENCE 2017
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 support for their countrymen and women arriving in Canada. This session will look at the activities and surviving records of these organizations, and how their presence may have influenced the way your ancestors settled into their new homes—yet stayed connected with the old.

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