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 or recommended. Assume registration in advance is required; check so you’re not disappointed.

Tuesday 24 August, 2 pm: Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.

Tuesday 24 August, 2 pm: The New Family Tree and Relationship Diagram, by Uri Gonen for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Tuesday 24 August, 2:30 pm: Victor Henry’s Headstone, by April Lynne Earle for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center. 

Wednesday 25 August, 11 am: Your Ancestors’ Military Photographs, by Paul Nixon for Findmypast.

Wednesday 25 August, 2 pm: Fire, Water, and the 1890 U.S. Census: Researching Beyond the Ashes and Mold, by Elizabeth Williams Gomoll for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Thursday 19 August, 6:30 pm: Beginning Your Family History Journey, by Elizabeth Hodges for Allen Country Public Library Genealogy Center.

Friday 20 August, 2 pm: 10 Ways to Find Your Native American Ancestor Using Y, Mitochondrial and Autosomal DNA, by Roberta Estes for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.


Tuesday, 31 August, 7:30 pm. Discussion with Terry Fallis about his latest book, Operation Angus. Organized by the Ottawa Public Library and Ottawa Writers Festival.

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

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