Calendar

Aug
8
Thu
DNA and Online Resources for Discovering Your Lost Family History
Aug 8 @ 09:30 – 16:00

I didn’t know that! Wow! Change is everywhere and no more so than in exploring your ancestry. Now that so much is online, what can you find out without scrutinizing reels of microfilm or travelling to unearth dusty documents? Searches which once took hours, or days, happen instantly. Easy, affordable DNA tests reveal your heritage and cousins you never knew you had. Using social media you can find yourself exchanging information with those cousins and working together to build an ever-expanding family tree. Explore these amazing resources with our experts. This event is FREE but registrationis required.

Details and registration at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dna-and-online-resources-for-discovering-your-lost-family-history-tickets-60883403900 or https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/dna-and-online-resources-discovering-your-lost-family-history

Aug
29
Thu
Why I Genealogy? @ Nepean Centrepointe 101 Centrepointe Room 1B
Aug 29 @ 17:00 – 20:00

Share your story about why you do Genealogy; why Family History is important to you; what is your experience of “coming over” to Canada! Genealogy & Local History enthusiasts are invited to join in an Evening of Storytelling in August with like-minded Family Historians.

Sep
14
Sat
Genealogy: Back to Basics – Topic tba
Sep 14 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Presentation: Quebec Notarial Records – An Underused Resource
Sep 14 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: Quebec Notarial Records – An Underused Resource
Speaker: Gloria Tubman & Brian Glenn

The talk will discuss what the notarial records are, some examples of different records one can find – land sales, will, inventories (estate), donations, bankruptcy; how one can use these records in genealogical and family history research & how to access these records using BANQ.

All Ottawa Branch monthly presentations are open to the public at no charge. Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Sep
27
Fri
BIFHSGO Fall Conference 25-27 Sep
Sep 27 all day

https://bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=471

Sep
28
Sat
BIFHSGO Fall Conference 25-27 Sep
Sep 28 all day

https://bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=471

Genealogy: Back to Basics – Topic tba
Sep 28 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.

Ottawa Branch Presentation: tba
Sep 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00

1:00-1:30: networking and refreshments
1:30-3:00: presentation

Title: tbd
Speaker:tbd

Regrettably, due to ongoing technical difficulties broadcasting the Ottawa Branch presentations, webcasting has been discontinued.

Sep
29
Sun
BIFHSGO Fall Conference 25-27 Sep
Sep 29 all day

https://bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=471

Oct
26
Sat
Genealogy: Back to Basics – Topic tba
Oct 26 @ 10:30 – 12:00

Welcome to Genealogy: Back To Basics! Genealogy B2B is a short lecture on a genealogical topic, followed by a Q & A session with Ottawa Branch members. If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

*Coffee and tea will be available throughout the morning.