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

Tuesday 14 Sept, 2 pm: Recent updates to MyHeritage’s historical record search engine, by Mike Mansfield for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Tuesday 14 Sept, 2:30 pm: Genealogical Research in Colonial New England, by John Beatty for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Tuesday 14 Sept, 7 pm:  50 Years With Harrow Early Immigrant Research Society (HEIRS.) Essex Branch OGS.

Tuesday 14 Sept, 7 pm: Tweedsmuir Digitization Project, by Mara Benjamin for Lambton Branch OGS.

Wednesday 15 Sept, 2 pm: Were they Orphans at all? DNA and the Orphan Train: Finding Kathryn’s Famil, by Nancy Gavin Koester for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 15 Sept, 7 pm: Rockin’ on the Rideau: Ottawa’s Golden Age of Rock & Roll, by Jim Hurcomb for the Historical Society of Ottawa.,17,19,21/rockin-on-the-rideau-ottawa-s-golden-age-of-rock-roll

Thursday 16 Sept, 6:30 pm: Making Your Family Legacy PermanentMoving, by Thomas Visco for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Friday 17 Sept, 8 am:  Webtember presentations from Legacy Family Tree Webinars. See the full program at

Friday 17 Sept, 2 pm: A Toboggan Ride Through Canadian Records, eh! by Lianne Kruger for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Friday 17 Sept, 7 pm: Ontario Land Records – Where are they Online? by Ken McKinlay for Niagara Branch OGS.

Saturday 18 Sept, 10 am, Records of Migration and Settlement at the Archives of Ontario by Jane MacNamara for Kingston Branch OGS.

Saturday 18 Sept, 1 pm.  Exploring Our Evolving Canadian Story, by Jennifer DeBruin for Quinte 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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