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New Year, New Slate of OGS Branch Meeting Notices, 2013

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Sault & District Branch Meeting

Date: Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Time: 7: 30 pm – 10:00 pm

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

Description: Brief business meeting; Meet researchers; Q & A; Guest Speaker

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Oxford Branch – Annual General Meeting and Election of Officers

Date: Monday, 14 January 2013,

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Topic: Election of Officers and vote on updating Branch Manual. Plus, a presentation by Marilyn Whyley “The Language of Fans”

Speaker: Marilyn Whyley

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Ottawa Branch Meeting

Date: Saturday, 19 January 2013

Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

• 1:00-1:30: Free refreshments (cookies, tea, coffee) and networking

• 1:30-3:00: Shipwrecks and Sorrows: Maiden voyage of the 100th Regiment

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Room 115 (map)

Topic: Shipwrecks and Sorrows: Maiden Voyage of the 100th Regiment

Speaker: Kurt Johnson

Brief Overview:

Shipping out to Canada in 1805, the new 100th Regiment of 900 Irish soldiers aboard five troopships met with maritime disasters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Only seven survived one shipwreck off Newfoundland while 340 men, women and children on that tall ship died. Two other troopships were wrecked off Nova Scotia. This talk will be presented by historical researcher, and Board Member of the Goulbourn Museum, Kurt Johnson.

This meeting may be simulcast for members who can’t join us in person. We will be using Live Meeting 2007 which is compatible with Windows PCs. Use this link ( for information on how to connect. Then connect to the meeting room itself at:

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Toronto Branch Meeting

Date: Monday, 28 January 2013

Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Gold Room, North York Memorial Community Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto (map)

Topic: Writing for Publication: Tips on how to get your family history research published

Speaker: Ed Zapletal, Editor and Publisher of Family Chronicle and Internet Genealogy

Mini-presentation: Donna Di Lello: How to index old books for Genealogical Societies

$5 charge for non-members of OGS.


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