Meetings Held in 2006


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November 18, 2006-- Annual General Meeting. The special topic was "My Ancestral Artifact". Members exhibited items that came to them from their ancestors, and spoke briefly about the ancestors to whom the items belonged.

October 21, 2006-- "Digital Kingston". Michael Vandenburg, of Kingston Frontenac Public Library staff, spoke about the online indexing of Kingston newspapers.

September 16, 2006-- "Illegitimacy in Genealogy". Dennis Mulligan from London, director of Region 2 of OGS, spoke about illegitimacy and some of the steps taken to disguise it.

May 13, 2006-- "History and Family in a Lancashire Village". Lin Good spoke about her family history in England, and about her own experiences there and as a migrant to Canada.

April 8, 2006-- "Success Stories!" Bob Thomas discussed one search "Where Good Luck Trumped Diligence", Ron Mann spoke about "Getting Around Another Blank Wall" and Dawn Broughton discussed the use of DNA testing in her family research.

March 18, 2006 -- "Family Connections in the Old Canada". Dr. David Beasley spoke about his family and its connections with the Cartwrights and other early Ontario families.

February 18, 2006 -- "Essex Clerical Ancestors". Rosalie Wintle presented her research into her Church of England clerical ancestors from Essex.

January 21, 2006 -- "Young Genealogist"! Lindsay Bell, prize-winning young genealogist from last year's Historica fair brought her display and spoke about how she put together her family history project.


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A condensed version of the speaker's presentation from each meeting is also published in our newsletter, Kingston Relations. All members of Kingston Branch receive a copy of our newsletter through the mail. Find out how you can join Kingston Branch and regularly receive your own copy of our newsletter.

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