Choose from selected 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. Many additional events are listed at https://conferencekeeper.org/virtual/
Tuesday 4 October, 2 pm: OGS Ottawa Branch Virtual Genealogy Drop-in.
Tuesday 4 October, 7:30 pm: Stop the Presses: Historic Newspaper Collections. by Jennifer Weymark for Durham Region Branch OGS.
Tuesday 4 October, 9 pm: Encounters – Our Immigrant Ancestors (19th and 20th-century sources for arrival in New Zealand), by Fiona Brooker for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Wednesday 5 October, 2 pm: One Man, Multiple Names: A DNA-Based Case Study, by Dana Leeds for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Wednesday 5 October, 7:30 pm: Court Records in Huron, by Sinead Cox for Huron County Branch OGS.
Friday 7 October, 11:30 am: When Wrong is Actually Right: Constructing Proof Arguments for Counterintuitive Conflicts (a 2022 Reisinger lecture), by Meryl Schumacker for the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Friday 7 October, Peeling the Onion: Getting to the Original Sources (a 2022 Reisinger lecture), by Gary Ball-Kilbourne for for BCG via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Friday 7 October, 2 pm: The Hub of the Wheel: How Tracing a Brother with no Children Connected Ten Siblings (a 2022 Reisinger lecture) by Mary Kircher Roddy for BCG via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Friday 7 October, 4 pm: Consult via…Explore with…Discover through…Literature Reviews (a 2022 Reisinger lecture) by Jan Joyce for BCG via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Friday 7 October, 5:15 pm: Finding Henrietta: Reconciling Conflicting Evidence to Reveal a Woman’s Identity (a 2022 Reisinger lecture), by Nicole Gilkison LaRue for BCG via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Friday 7 October, 6:30 pm: Hidden Stories: Using Analysis to Explore the Unexpected in Family History (a 2022 Reisinger lecture). by Jennifer Zinck for BCG via Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
Saturday 8 October, 9 am: From Derry to the Pontiac – A Publishing Journey, by Nancy Conroy for BIFHSGO (hybrid)
Saturday 8 October, 10 am: Alfred Guidal and his land occupancy maps of Ontario, by Bruce Elliott for BIFHSGO (hybrid)