This Week’s Online Genealogy Events

Choose from selected free online events in the next five days. All times are ET except as noted. Assume registration in advance is required; check so you’re not disappointed. Are you looking for more options? Additional mainly US events are listed at

Tuesday 5 September

2 pm: Ottawa Virtual Genealogy Drop-In, from OGS Ottawa Branch.

2:30 pm: Introduction to Genealogy Research, by Kate McKenzie for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

10 pm: How to Catch a Criminal: Finding Records for Your Rogue Relatives Downunder, by Kristy Love for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 6 September

2 pm: Understanding Predicted Relationships at the DNA Testing Sites, by Michelle Leonard for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

7 pm: Riding the Rails – A short history of train travel in Huron County & Beyond, by OGS Huron County Branch.

Thursday 7 September

6: 30 pm: Examining DNA for Unknown Parentage, by Steven Frank for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

Friday 8 September

10:15 am: 3-2-1 data backup is great, but first you need to find all of your data, by Thomas MacEntee for Legacy Family Tree Webtember.  See the following presentations and the complete Webtember line-up at

7 pm: Finding Ontario Land Records on FamilySearch, by Jacqueline Kanyuck for OGS Kent Branch.

Saturday 9 September

9 am: Back to Basics: England and Wales, by Ken McKinlay for BIFHSGO.
10 am: Locations and Occupations: Using Census Analysis to Explore Family Dispersion, by Paul Cripwell for BIFHSGO.

The BIFHSGO event is live at Knox Presbyterian Church and online. If you’re downtown you may be interested in the 1 pm in-person presentation Gord Atkinson “Ottawa’s Oldest Teenager”, by Gord Atkinson for the Ottawa Historical Society held at the Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch Auditorium

10 am: Why you should care where your Family Bible is, by Greg Hilton for OGS London & Middlesex branch.

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