Notice for Kent County Branch Meeting

November 20th, 2014

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: St. Andrew’s Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON

Topic: ‘Tis the Season!

Brief Info: It is time again to come together to share some stories, fellowship and cheer.

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Notice for London & Middlesex Branch Meeting

November 20th, 2014

Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Westmount Branch, London Public Library

Topic:”My Favorite Utilities for Using My Computer & the Internet”

Brief Overview: Members will speak of programs that really help their family history research. This will be a great way to discover aids to make using your computer easier.

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November 17th, 2014

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 7 to 9pm, there will be an on-line Board Branch/SIG Executive Meeting via Adobe Connect.

If you are a member of your Branch’s Executive (Elected or Committee Coordinator) and would like to attend, please email your RSVP to . These meetings will be held on a monthly basis, and is your opportunity to chat with some of the OGS Board Member’s, and your fellow Branch Executive’s.

When you RSVP please include your Name, Branch, and Executive Position. A couple days before the meeting, an email will be sent out with the agenda and a link to the meeting.

Thank You,
Tyler Stevens
Board Branch/SIG Executive Liaison

Notice for Toronto Branch Meeting

November 15th, 2014

Date: Monday, November 24 at

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: North York Memorial Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto

Speakers: Various

Title of Talk: Great Moments in Genealogy

Brief Info: A series of short presentations by various Branch members on their Eureka moments in family history research.

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Notice for Brant County Branch Meeting

November 15th, 2014

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Brant County Branch OGS Resource Center at 114-118 Powerline Road, Brantford

Speaker: Vincent Ball

Topic: World War One, The 100th Anniversary

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Save the Date: National Genealogy Conference

November 15th, 2014

July 17—19, 2015
At historic Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


One of Canada’s most prominent authorities on Genealogy, Dave will provide excellent information and guidance for genealogists of all levels of experience.

Conference topics and activities will include:
• DNA testing in Genealogy
• History of immigration into Nova Scotia
• Recording family history through photography, digital filing and citing sources
• Best practices for beginner & intermediate genealogists
• Tour of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
• Visit to the Titanic Graveyard

Come be a part of this inaugural event!

Conference information and registration coming soon
Questions? Contact Heidi Wilker at or call 905-457-2092

Notice for Hamilton Branch Meeting

November 14th, 2014

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Lincoln Alexander School, 50 Ravenbury Dr. Library, Hamilton, ON

Name of Speaker: Pat Blackburn

Topic: What is a UEL and how do you trace your lineage

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Notice for Sudbury District Branch Meeting

November 13th, 2014

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

Time: 7:00 p.m

Location: Parkside Ctr, Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St, Sudbury

Speaker: Dieter K. Buse

Title: Families at War: The Betts Brothers and their Parents, 1914/16 and Beyond

Brief Info: The family mysteries of two soldiers from Brantford will be explored though letters, photos and genealogical information

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Reminder for Kingston Branch Meeting

November 13th, 2014

Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St., Kingston

Speaker: John Fielding

Topic: A Boy, a Company, a Town: Tony Daicar’s Immigration to Canada, the Development of the Bata Shoe Company and the Town of Batawa

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Reminder for Kent County Branch Meeting

November 13th, 2014

Date: Friday, November 14, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: St. Andrew’s Residence 99 Park St., Chatham, ON

Speaker: Dawn Heuston

Topic: Kent County Heroes

Brief Info: To continue with the WW1 commemoration, we will celebrate the lives and contributions of a few Kent County soldiers.

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