essex county branch
ontario genealogical society



  • Supporting the local volunteers in the development & preservation of documents

  • Supporting Public Awareness / Education / Assistance activities

  • Access to newsletters, meetings, conferences (unpublished resources)

  • Research collaboration (ideas)

  • Networking  with other researchers & friends

  • Assistance with the Family Puzzle (Brickwalls)

  • Access to members Discussion Boards - "Priceless"

For more reasons to get involved read the interview of Shirley Sturdevant, President OGS 2012:

How to Become a Member

In order to become a member of the Essex County branch, you must first register as a member of the Ontario Genealogical Society.   Registration information can be found on the OGS website at

To join any of the branches, there is an additional fee per branch as shown on the OGS registration form. 

The Essex County Branch  membership fee is:

$10.00 per individual

$12.00 per family

$10.00 per institution

Membership is for the calendar year.  Those joining after October will receive a  membership for the following year.

Contact us at regarding questions on membership(s)

For OGS Membership link: