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Upcoming Heritage Event: Genealogy Workshop

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Heritage Mississauga and the Halton Peel Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society are pleased to present:

Searching for First World War Ancestors

Date: Saturday February 8th, 2014

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: Historic Robinson Adamson House, 1921 Dundas St. W., Mississauga, ON L5K 1R2 (map)

(one block west of Mississauga Road at Sir John’s Homestead)

Featuring: Professional Genealogist and Lecturer Ruth Blair

Fee: $25.00, Covers both sessions

Fee must be prepaid to reserve seat

Coffee and Tea will be served.

Please make your own arrangements for lunch.

Call to reserve your seat today.

905-828-8411 ext.”0″

Space is limited so call and make your booking early.

Brief Overview:

Session 1: “In Search of Your First World War Ancestors”

Was your ancestor in the First World War? Resources to find military records will be presented whether he be from Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia or the United States. If your First World War ancestor was a woman we will also be discussing resources to find service records for women who served at home or on the front.

Session 2: “You Won’t Find it All in Your Ancestor’s First World War Military File”

We will be discussing other resources to help you find out more about your ancestor’s experience in the First World War. You won’t find it all in the military file. These resources will help you build a better picture of what your ancestor and his family went through during the First World War.

 

Notice for Hamilton Branch Meeting

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2013

Time: 2:00 p.m.

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

Topic: “Genealogical Proof Standard and the Reliability Issues of Internet Information”

Speaker: Ruth Blair

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

Notice for Region lll Annual Meeting

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013

Time: 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Preston Legion, 334 Westminster Drive North, Cambridge (map)

Topic: What IS … and, What is NOT … on the Internet

Speakers: Darryl Bonk and Ruth Blair

Contact Info: http://www.waterlooogs.ca/contact_us.htm

Notice for Toronto Branch Meeting

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Date: Monday, April 22, 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

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

Topic: “A Brick Wall and a Chisel – The Cluster Research Project”

Speaker: Ruth Blair

Brief Info: Find out how to organize and start a cluster research project to help you break down brick walls in your family history.

Additional short presentation by Elayne Lockhart: “My DNA-the Genealogical Gift that Keeps on Giving”

Contact Info: http://www.torontofamilyhistory.org/

Notice for Halton/Peel Branch Meeting

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Date: September 23, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Oakville Public Library, (second floor auditorium) 20 Navy St., Oakville

Title of Talk: Scottish Research from Afar

Speaker: Ruth Blair, Professional Genealogist and Lecturer

Contact Info: http://www.halinet.on.ca/sigs/ogshp/index.htm