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 3 October

1 pm: New Historical Records on MyHeritage, by Mike Mansfield and Myko Clelland for MyHeritage.

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

2:30 pm:  The Roots Beneath Your Feet – The Homestead Act of 1862, by Jonathan Fairchild for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

7:30 pm:  Proudly She Served: Canadian Women in Uniform, 1885-1945 by Glenn Wright for OGS Durham Region Branch.

9 pm: Gold Fever and Finding Miners Down Under, by
Shauna Hicks for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Wednesday 4 October

9:30 am: Witchcraft: A History in 13 Trials – In Conversation with Marion Gibson for The National Archives (UK).

2 pm: Beginning with DNA Painter, by Jonny Perl for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

2 pm: Wednesdays with Witcher: Collecting the Stories of Our Lives: Tips for Recording Oral Histories and Life Stories, by Curt Witcher for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

6:30 pm: Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy, by Penny Walters for OGS Huron County Branch.

Thursday 5 October

6:30 pm: Using DNA Testing to Locate Ancestors Back in the Old Country, by Sara Allen for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

7pm: Ontario Land Records Demystified, by Janice Nickerson for OGS.

8pm: FamilySearch’s Ontario Land Records, by Ken McKinlay for OGS.

Friday 6 October

2 pm: Tracing West Indian Ancestors: Strategies & Resources, by Diane Warmsley for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Saturday 7 October

10 am: Researching Family in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), by Carla Cegielski for Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society

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