This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

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

Tuesday, 9 May

2 pm: The Latest Mobile Features on the MyHeritage App, by Gilad Katz for MyHeritage/Lagacy Family Tree Webinars.

7 pm: The Verschoyle Phillip Cronyn Memorial Archives, by Dez Nacario for OGS Lambton Branch.

Wednesday, 10 May

2:30 pm: The Mount Stewart Murder of 1866, Scotland’s oldest official cold case, Chris Paton for the Guild of One-Name Studies.

7pm: (V) She Came From Nowhere: A Case Study Approach to Finding Hidden Female Ancestors, by Katharine Korte Andrew for Allen County Genealogical Society and the Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library/

8 pm: A military heritage: Finding your British army lineage in pre-20th century records, by Cathie Sherwood for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Thursday, 11 May

9 am: Tracing First World War Ancestors, by the Norfolk (UK) Record Office.

1 pm: Dementia: A Cultural History, by Joanna Bourke for Gresham College.

Friday, 12 May

2 pm: Spies, Slackers, and Aliens: Records of the American Protective League, by Michael L. Strauss for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Saturday, 13 May

9 am: Zotero – Reasons Why You Need It While Doing Your Family History Research, by Dena Palamedes for BIFHSGO

10 am: New Netherland Roots of Canadians, by Brian Laurie-Beaumont for BIFHSGO

1 pm: Discover the Digital Collections of the National Library of Scotland, by Christine Woodcock for OGS Ottawa Branch.


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