This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

Choose from free online events in the next five days. All times are ET except as noted. Those in red are Canadian, bolded if local to Ottawa. Assume registration in advance is required; check so you’re not disappointed.

Tuesday 4 May, 2 pm:  Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library. https://ottawa.ogs.on.ca/events/.

Tuesday 4 May, 7:30 pm: Tracing 20th-Century Ontarians, by Janice Nickerson for OGS Durham Region Branch. https://ogs.on.ca/events/tracing-20th-century-ontarians-with-janice-nickerson

Tuesday 4 May, 10 pm: Comparing Australian Content on the Giant Genealogy Websites, by Sunny Morton for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1601

Wednesday 5 May 11 am: House History (UK), by Ellie Jones and Melanie Backe-Hansen for Findmypast. https://www.facebook.com/findmypast

Wednesday 5 May, 2 pm: Solving a Brick Wall with DNA – A Case Study, by Larry W. Thomas for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1626

Wednesday 5 May, 7:30 pm: Unlocking Inmate Stories: Research & Interpretation at the Huron Historic Gaol, by Sinead Cox for OGS Huron County Branch. https://huron.ogs.on.ca/events/may-5-huron-co-jail-and-its-people-sinead-cox/

Thursday 6 May, 12 noon: Skimming the Surface: A Look into Ontario Land Records. From FamilySearch. https://churchofjesuschrist.zoom.us/webinar/register/7216142063477/WN_TCYwA9ihRYCOzvO9-gAmSw

Thursday 6 May, 8 pm: Discussion: Finding Your Ancestors on the Map, by Richard Ruggle for OGS.  https://ogs.on.ca/zoom-meetings/may-webinar-richard-ruggle/

Friday 7 May, 2 pm: Researching the Descendants and Ancestors of the Weeping Time People, by Brian Sheffey for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1676

Saturday 8 May, 10 am: A Russian Revelation: A Family Shaped by Significant Historical Events, by Marianne Rasmus for BIFHSGO. https://bifhsgo.ca/eventListings.php?nm=127#er566

LOOKING AHEAD

4 — 6 June 2021: OGS Conference. conference.ogs.on.ca 

19 – 26 September 2021: BIFHSGO Conference. Irish Lines and Female Finds: Exploring Irish records, female ancestors and genetic genealogy. www.bifhsgo2021.ca/.

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