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Ontario Genealogy this Month: August

Here are some of the genealogical events happening around Ontario this month:

August 2 – Online Genealogy Courses from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies 
Research: Canadian Genealogy on the Internet (Part 3);
Research: Jewish Ancestors-Basic Introduction;
Research: Salt Lake City, The Largest Genealogical Library (Part 2)

August 4 – Huron Branch August Meeting at  the Huron County Museum, North Street, Goderich, ON
 Alan Campbell of Sarnia will speak about writing and publishing your family story
Everyone is welcome; location is wheel-chair accessible
Doors open at 7:00 pm, meetings begin at 7:30 pm and usually run until about 9:30 pm
For more information, visit the web site:  and

August 20Howards of Lynden Reunion - descendants of Barnabas Howard (1791-1835) and his wife Margaret Victoria Moore Howard are invited to a gathering at Lynden United Church across from the cemetery which Barnabas Howard initiated the year before his death. Follow the title link for more information

August 21One World – One Family – A Family History Conference; Brampton Ontario Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints- Brampton ON. This conference features speakers Paul F. Smart: recently retired from FamilySearch in Salt Lake City, Utah and specialist in British Family History; and J. Brian Gilchrist: one of Canada’s leading genealogical authorities. Follow the title link for more information about this conference.
Genealogical Events can also be found by checking the OGS Calendar and by visiting our Facebook page.
Did we miss any events? Let us know in the comments section.


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