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. Additional mainly US events are listed at https://conferencekeeper.org/virtual.
TUESDAY 31 JANUARY
8 pm: Settlers, Squatters and Selectors: Land ownership in Australia, 1788-1900, by Cathie Sherwood for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/settlers-squatters-and-selectors-land-ownership-in-australia-1788-1900/
WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY
2 pm: Using Mitochondrial DNA Testing for Genealogical Problem Solving, by Michael D. Lacopo for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
7:30 pm: Life on the Farm, by Jane MacNamara for OGS Huron Branch.
THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY
6:30 pm: Deep Dive into AncestryDNA’s DNA Story (Ethnicity Estimate), by Sara Allen for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.
FRIDAY 3 FEBRUARY
2 pm: Gradual Emancipation and Enslavement in the North, by Ari Wilkins for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.
SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY
9 am: “Mother Dead, Father in Prison”, by Kate Keter for Anglo Scottish FHS.
10 am: Some Highlights of the Irish Presence in 19th-Century Middlesex-London, by Dan Brock for OGS London & Middlesex Branch.
11 am: I’m Warning You! The Warning Out System, by Peggy Lauritzen for International Society for British Genealogy and Family History.