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Great Moments in Genealogy

When:
November 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2018-11-26T19:30:00-05:00
2018-11-26T21:30:00-05:00
Where:
Lansing United Church
Beecroft Rd & Poyntz Ave
Toronto, ON M2N 1K4
Canada
Cost:
Free. Visitors welcome
Great Moments in Genealogy @ Lansing United Church | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

In keeping with our very popular annual tradition, eight Toronto Branch members will be sharing “great moments” in their family history research in a series of short presentations as follows:

 

Patricia Clesle: Using Newspapers to Confirm Fact or Fiction.

David Corkill: A Mysterious Family Letter: Solved.

Sheelagh Hysenaj: Recreating History.

Georgie Kennedy: The Search for Ruth.

Valerie O’Brien: Being Neighbourly.

Gwyneth Pearce: Alternative Facts: The Clues Queenie Left Behind.

Marian Press: The Gullible Husband, or They Tried to Warn Him: A Divorce in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.

Diana Thomson: My Shining Knight.

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