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 6 July, 2 pm:  Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.

Tuesday 6 July, 2:30 pm: Organizing Your Research with OneNote, by Sherri Camp for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Tuesday 6 July, 10 pm: Death is not the end – litigation remains: Exploring Australian wills and probate, by Cathie Sherwood for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 7 July, 1 pm: Politics and Pills: An 1820 Medical Bill Uncovers a Fascinating Family History, by Caroline Gurney for Lennox and Addison Museum.

Wednesday 7 July, 2 pm: Grandpa’s Eyes and Grandma’s Hair: Tracing the Origin of Physical Traits with Genetic Genealogy, by Paul Woodbury for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 7 July, 7:30 pm: The Forgotten Legend: The Life Story of John Wilson McLaren O.S.A. Canadian Artist, Illustrator & Actor, by  Shawn Henshall for Huron Branch OGS.

Thursday 8 July, 6:30 pm: Learning to Use The Genealogy Center Catalog, by Allison DePrey Singleton for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Thursday 8 July, 7 pm: Tracing 20th Century Ontarians, by Janice Nickerson for OGS.

Saturday 10 July: Scottish Indexes Conference XI/ First session starts at 2 am, second at 10am. Optional donation to defray expenses.


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

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