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

Tuesday 11 May, 2 pm: Latest updates to MyHeritage Genetic Groups, by Daniel Horowitz for MyHeritage. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1692

Tuesday 11 May, 2:30 pm:  Find Your American Ancestor Using Canadian Records, by Kathryn Lake Hogan for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5087318

Tuesday 11 May, 7 pm: Finding Our Female Ancestors, by Cindi Moynahan-Foreman for Essex Branch OGS. https://essex.ogs.on.ca/events/essexoa-may-presentation/

Wednesday 12 May, 11 am: Monthly Genealogy Q&A with Myko Clelland for Findmypast. https://www.facebook.com/findmypast

Wednesday 12 May, 8pm: DNA Downer: Strategies for Dealing with DNA Fatigue, by Blaine Bettinger for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar_details.php?webinar_id=1627

Thursday 13 May, 6:30 pm: Reverse Genealogy: Finding Cousins and Chasing the Living, by Nicka Smith for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5087326

Thursday 13 May, 7 pm: Findmypast, what’s new and how to get more information, by Jen Baldwin of Findmypast for Lambton Branch OGS. https://lambton.ogs.on.ca/calendar/lambton-branch-findmypass-what-new-and-how-to-get-more-information-with-jen-baldwin/

Friday 14 May, 7 pm: Life Transitions Cemetery Video Series, by James MacNeil for Kent Branch OGS. https://kent.ogs.on.ca/events/life-transitions-cemetery-video-series/

Saturday 15 May, 10 am: Kingston Frontenac Public Library: Around the Room in 40 Bookmarks, by Joanne Stanbridge for Kingston Branch OGS. https://kingston.ogs.on.ca/

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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