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

Tuesday 3 August, 2:30 pm: New York State Censuses: You Won’t Believe What’s Hiding In There! by Jeanette Sheliga for Allen Country Public Library Genealogy Center.

Tuesday 3 August. 10 pm: Burying the Body in England by Helen V. Smith for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 4 August 2021,  7:30 pm: Surprising stories with the writing of the book “The Lobb Family”, by Alison Lobb for Huron County Branch OGS.

Thursday 5 August, 6:30 pm: Testing Your Relatives’ DNA: What You Can Learn. by Sara Allen by Allen Country Public Library Genealogy Center.

Thursday 5 August  7:00 pm: Google Maps for Migration, Brick Walls and Organizing a Trip to Your Ancestor’s Home, by Lianne Kruger for OGS.

Friday 6 August, 2 pm: Freedmen’s Bureau Labor Contracts, by Bernice Bennett for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Saturday 7 August, 2 pm: Simcoe County Branch – My Ancestors in the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trade, by Janice Nickerson for Simcoe County Branch OGS


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


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