Meetings Held in 2014


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April 12, 2014 -- Guest speaker Lesley Anderson presented an all-day workshop on how to search Ancestry.ca and its affiliated databases.

March 15, 2014 -- As St. Patrick's Day approached, Ron Mann presented an interesting case study and talk on the subject of "How to Smash Down those Brick Walls: Even in Ireland!"

February 15, 2014 -- Nancy Cutway gave a presentation on using the Queen's University Libraries for genealogical research. She gave many useful tips about how to find resources--from maps to microfilm, newspapers, archival material and more. She also shared comprehensive resource lists, including her Index to Newspaper Holdings at Queen's University, which can be found in the Members Only section of the website.

January 18, 2014 -- "Inheritance in Ontario: Estate Files and Beyond" - Jane MacNamara spoke about estate files, wills court registers, minute books, and other documents that track the progress of a person's estate through the Ontario courts. She showed how these records can add valuable family history clues and help tell the whole story. She showed how to find an estate file and how it could lead to other sources both inside and outside the court system.


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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 either electronically (PDF) or through the mail. Find out how you can join Kingston Branch and regularly receive your own copy of our newsletter.

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