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Great Moments in Genealogy

When:
November 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2014-11-24T19:30:00-05:00
2014-11-24T21:30:00-05:00
Where:
Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Hall
5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON M2N
Canada
Cost:
Visitors welcome

Members’ five-minute presentations on “great moments” in their genealogy research

1. Paul Jones : Oy vey iz mir: One Anglo’s adventure in Jewish research

2. Don Hall : Good Golly Miss Molly…where did you come from?

3. Jean McNulty : Searching for the Upton Family 

4. Donna Di Lello : My Cousins Lynn

5. David Windeyer: 100 cousins in Virginia from one internet inquiry

6. Cathy McNamara : I think he’s mine, I think he’s mine…but how do I know for sure?

Break

7. Marian Press : Did my 3X Great-Aunt Really Run Away With Her Music Teacher?

8. Gwyneth Pearce : Bessie… we hardly knew you

9. Greg Marlatt : Where is my Y-Chromosome Taking Me? – Fact to Fantasy

10. Sue Reid : Hide-and-Go Seek with Great-Great-Granny

11. Linda Reid : The Irish Landed Gentry and Me: Fun with DNA 

 

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Toronto Branch Meetings

Sep
26
Mon
7:30 pm I’m not a Jones, but what am I?
I’m not a Jones, but what am I?
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Speaker: Paul Jones I‘m not a Jones, but what am I? The story of researching two successive generations of patrilineal illegitimacy to identify the hitherto unknown fathers and my “true” surname. This account involves a 25-year[...]
Oct
24
Mon
7:30 pm A Captain? My Captain? A Geneti...
A Captain? My Captain? A Geneti...
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Speaker: Elizabeth A. R. Kaegi and James F. Thomson A Captain? My Captain? A Genealogical Success Story Long ago, far away, in the middle of the Second World War, a baby boy was informally “adopted”[...]
Nov
28
Mon
7:30 pm Great Moments in Genealogy
Great Moments in Genealogy
Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Once again in November, a number of Toronto Branch members will be sharing “great moments” in their genealogical research in a series of short presentations. In addition, special refreshments will be served to celebrate the[...]

Courses starting & Workshops

Sep
21
Wed
2:00 pm Hands-On Ancestry.ca Library Edi...
Hands-On Ancestry.ca Library Edi...
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hands-On Ancestry.ca Library Edition Fall 2016 @ Toronto Reference Library, Learning Centre 1 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
This course is on three Wednesdays, September 21, 28 and October 5, 2016.  It is jointly sponsored by the Humanities and Social Science Department at the Toronto Reference Library and Toronto Branch Ontario Genealogical Society[...]
Oct
6
Thu
4:00 pm Hands-On Early Ontario Land Records
Hands-On Early Ontario Land Records
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hands-On Early Ontario Land Records @ Archives of Ontario | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
This course is offered in partnership with the Archives of Ontario. Course sessions are on Thursdays, October 6, 13 and 20, 2016. An enormous amount of information about the people and families who lived in[...]
Oct
12
Wed
6:15 pm Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
Introduction to Genetic Genealogy
Oct 12 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Introduction to Genetic Genealogy @ Toronto Reference Library, Learning Centre 1 | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
This course will be on three Wednesdays: October 12, 19, and 26, 2016 Description: This course is for genealogists with well-researched family trees that they wish to confirm and expand with genetic evidence. There will be[...]
Oct
19
Wed
2:00 pm Basic Genealogy and Family Histo...
Basic Genealogy and Family Histo...
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Basic Genealogy and Family History Fall 2016 @ Eglinton St. George's United Church, South Studio | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
This day-time course is on 8 Wednesdays: October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and December 7 The course is designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills.[...]

Did you know?

That Toronto Branch OGS has more than 600 members? That members get a discount on publications, and course and workshop registration fees? And that Toronto Branch belongs to the Federation of Genealogical Societies, which means our members can also subscribe to findmypast.com at special rates?