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.

This is OGS Conference Week. See the program at

Tuesday 1 June, 2 pm: Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.

Tuesday 1 June, 2 pm: Technical aspects of oral history, by Patrick Daglaris, Archivist, Oklahoma Oral History Research Program, OSU Library

Tuesday 1 June, 2:30 pm: Treasure Awaits: The Genealogy Center’s Digital Collections, A virtual tour of Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center..

Tues, 1 June, 7:30 pm:  Successful Collateral & Cluster Searching, by Thomas MacEntee for Durham Branch OGS.

Wednesday 2 June, 2 pm: Solving Family Mysteries with mtDNA Projects, by Mags Gaulden for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 2 June, 7:30 pm: Secrets of Radar and Huron Co, by Maya Hirschman for Huron County Branch OGS.

Thursday 3 June 2 pm: Coming out of the pandemic: Onomastic research 2021 and beyond. The Deirdre Flanagan memorial lecture 2021 from the Ulster Place Name Society.

Thursday 3 June: 6:30 pm: The Basics of MyHeritage DNA, by Sara Allen for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Thursday, 3 June, 7 pm: Treasures in the Miscellaneous Collection. by Linda Corupe for OGS.

Friday 4 June. 8 am: Celtic Crosses, Identity and Symbolism in late 19th and early 20th Century Belfast, by Bronagh Patricia Murray. Part of the annual HeroNI Lecture Series. Host: DfC Historic Environment.

Saturday 5 June, 12:30 pm:  Lucille Campey will present to the BC Genealogical Society via Zoom. These are the same presentations given to BIFHSGO in February. Free to BCGS members. $25 to non-members!


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


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