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 30 May

2 pm: Ottawa Virtual Genealogy Drop-in, for OGS Ottawa Branch.

2:30 pm: Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source, by Elizabeth Hodges for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Wednesday 31 May

2 pm: Finding Chinese Railroad Worker Files in the U.S., by Grant Din for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

6:30 pm: Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy: Lessons learned from a Chinese genealogist. by Linda Yip for Oakville Public Library.

7 pm: The Secret Murder of Country Constable John Morrison, by Ivan Tanner & Gerard Boyer for the Historical Society of Ottawa and the Cumberland Township Historical Society.

Thursday 1 June

6:30 pm: What’s New with DNA at MyHeritage? by Daniel Horowitz for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Friday 2 June

9 am: Sensation, scandal and shock:1963, by Mark Dunton for TNA.

2 pm: Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy, 1718-1820, by Nicka Smith for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Saturday 3 June

10 am: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation – The Longwoods Treaties, by Brandon Graham for OGS London & Middlesex Branch.

2 pm: Genealogical holdings of the Orillia Public Library, by Jayne Turvey for OGS Simcoe County Branch.

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