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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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