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Finding Ontario Ancestors Workshop

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ONtario Family History workshop
 

This exciting summer workshop explores the richness of Ontario family history records. Find out how to get the most from familiar records or discover a new source to expand your understanding of your Ontario ancestors. Enjoy a relaxed information packed day with speakers who revel in the intricacies and richness of records and love to share their knowledge. Co-sponsored by the Ontario Genealogical Society and North York Central Library Canadiana Department.  Cost: $35 for public admission. $30 for OGS members.

Click here for more information and how to register!

North York Central Library, Auditorium and Room 1
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto

Saturday August 6th 2011, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Ontario Education Resources on Teachers and Students for Family Historians
  • Every Ten Years : Understanding Census Records
  • Upper Canada Sundries : An Underused Genealogical Gold Mine
  • Question and Answer Panel
  • The Internet vs. the Road Trip
  • Fleshing Out the Lives of Your Ontario Ancestors Using Land Petitions
  • Using "Lists"
  • The Records of the First & Second Heir Devisee Commissions

The Canadiana Department holds a reference collection of Canadian genealogy, Ontario local history, North York history, and materials related to Canada. The Department also houses collections from these genealogical societies:

  • Ontario Genealogical Society
  • Jewish Genealogical Society (Toronto Branch)
  • Canadian Society of Mayflower Descendants
  • York Pioneer and Historical Society
  • Société franco-ontarienne d'histoire et de généalogie

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