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 12 Oct. 2 pm: Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from Ottawa Branch of OGS and The Ottawa Public Library.
https://ottawa.ogs.on.ca/events/.

Tuesday 12 Oct. 2 pm: Recent updates to MyHeritage’s historical record search engine, by Mike Mansfield for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/recent-updates-to-myheritages-historical-record-search-engine/

Tuesday 12 Oct. 2:30 pm: Working with Unusual Single Records, by Cynthia Theusch. for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5588276

Tuesday 12 Oct, 7 pm: Gathering Family Facts on a Timeline, by Lynn Palermo for Essex Branch OGS. https://essex.ogs.on.ca/meetings/#Upcoming-Presentations

Wednesday 13 Oct. 2:30 pm: Wednesdays with Witcher Series:
Preparing Our Research for the Future, by Curt Witcher for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5589831

Wednesday 13 Oct, 7 pm: Passing by History – The Capital History Kiosk Project, by David Dean and Danielle Mahon for The Historical Society of Ottawa. https://www.historicalsocietyottawa.ca/activities/events/eventdetail/44/16,17,19,21/passing-by-history-the-capital-history-kiosk-project

Wednesday 13 Oct. 8 pm: Navigating Your Way Through FamilySearch, by Cyndi Ingle for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/navigating-your-way-through-familysearch/.

Thursday 14 Oct. 6:30 pm:  Watching Historical Context: Using Historical Videos, by Allison DePrey Singleton for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
https://acpl.libnet.info/event/5588429

Thursday 14 Oct, 6:30 pm: Searching for Ancestors When You are Adopted, by Penny Walters for Lambton Branch OGS. https://lambton.ogs.on.ca/home/lambton-branch-monthly-meeting/

Friday 15 Oct, 9 am: Re-thinking the lives of Black Victorians, Caroline Bressey for the UK National Archives. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rethinking-the-lives-of-black-victorians-tickets-169299943689

Friday 15 Oct, 2 pm: My ancestors were Irish – or were they? by Natalie Bodle for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/my-ancestors-were-irish-or-were-they/. 

Saturday 16 Oct, 10 am: Copyright and the Family Historian, by Elise C. Cole for Kingston Branch OGS. https://kingston.ogs.on.ca/events/copyright-and-the-family-historian/.

Saturday 16 Oct, 1 pm: A Genealogist’s Perspective on the Implications of a Cemetery Disruption: A Study of St. Thomas’ Church Burial Ground (Belleville), by Jane Simpson for Quinte Branch OGS. https://quinte.ogs.on.ca/2021/10/06/october-16-jane-simpson-presents/

 

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