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Notice for Hamilton Branch Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: Lincoln Alexander School Library, 50 Ravenbury Dr, Hamilton, ON (map)

Theme: Please bring distinctive photos of your ancestor(s) and explain their significance. (e.g. How did it help in your search? What connection do you have to the photo –place, people, object, time, etc.). Digital photos would be best to view on the overhead screen.

Branch elections will also be held

Contact Info: http://www.hamilton.ogs.on.ca/temp/index.html

Notice for Lambton County Branch Meeting

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Time: 7:30 – 10:00 pm

Location: 14 Murphy Road, Sarnia (map)

Topic: “What’s in a Native Name”

Speaker: George Pitfield

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/lambton/index.html

Notice for Quinte Branch Annual Crouse-Wanamaker Lecture

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Date: January 18, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm

Location: Quinte West Public Library, 7 Creswell Dr, Trenton (map)

Topic: “What’s beneath your feet?”

Speaker: Writer and Publisher Orland French from Belleville

Everyone welcome, bring a friend. 

For further information visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canqbogs/index.htm

Notice for British Home Child SIG General Meeting

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Date: Tuesday January 28, 2014

Time: 7:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. EST

Location: On-line using Adobe Connect

Topic: Finding One Family : The results of searching for four children of one family who came to Canada as Home Children in the early 1900s.

Speaker: Ruth Burkholder

Test your computer at any time before the meeting to make sure that your computer has the necessary files to run ADOBE Connect. Go to this link https://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and it will automatically run a connection test.

About 15 to 20 minutes before the meeting go to this link (BHC-SIG MEETINGS GUEST LOGIN) http://genealogicalstudies.adobeconnect.com/bhc/ , enter your first and last name and then select ‘enter room’

Please try to login in about 15 minutes before the scheduled start so that we can sort out any technical problems beforehand

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/SIG-BHC/index.htm

Notice for Essex County Branch Meeting

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Date: Monday, January 13, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: Windsor Public Library – Central Branch, lower level (map)

Brief Overview: Local researcher Barb Sandre will discuss and read excerpts from her recently published Family History book. Also, a representative from the Family History Centre, will review their collection and services at the Windsor branch of the Family History Library (familysearch.org).

Open to the public.

Speaker: Barb Sandre

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/essex/default.html

Notice for Oxford County Branch Annual General Meeting #genealogy

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Date: Monday, January 13, 2014

Time: 6:45 – 8:30 pm

Location: Woodstock Public Library, 445 Hunter St., Woodstock, ON (map)

Topics:

  • Election of Officers (Chair and Vice-chair)
  • Demonstration of FlipPal
  • Swap and Sell

Contact Info: https://www.ogs.on.ca/oxford/index.html

Notice for Simcoe County Branch Meeting

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: LDS Church, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie (map)

Topic: Using the LDS Church’s portal to research your family tree.

Speakers: Shirley Addy & Elizabeth Barrick

Contact Info: http://www.simcoebogs.com/index.htm

Notice for Kent County Branch Meeting

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Date: Friday, January 10, 2014

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Location: St Andrew’s Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham-Kent, ON (map)

Topic: How to use “Open Library” and “Newspaper Archives” in our family history research.

Speaker: Donna Dickson

Contact Info: http://kent.ogs.on.ca/

Notice for Sault Ste. Marie and District Branch Meeting

Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Time: 7:30-10:00 pm

Location: Rosedale Public School 90 Chapple Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, ON (map)

Topic: Brief business meeting; Meet researchers; Q & A

Speaker: TBA

Contact Info: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onogsssm/

FYI: Important News About Niagara Peninsula Branch Facebook Page

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Hi Folks, BIG ANNOUNCEMENT HERE!

Our Branch is changing from a regular Facebook Page to a Group Page. This will give us more options to bring bigger and better content to the public.

Tentatively, our current page will be closing around the New Year. We would be extremely pleased and honoured, if you would join us in the new group setting.

The new group can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/NBOGS/

We thank you for your continued support of the Niagara Peninsula Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society!

All webmaster’s, please change any links to this Page, to the new Group. Thank you.