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 10 October

2 pm: The Latest Photo Feature from MyHeritage, by Tal Erlichman for MyHeritage and Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

2:30 pm:  Exploring American History in British Newspapers, by Jen Baldwin for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

7 pm: The Complexities of Settling North Lambton- Arkona, Port Franks, and Widder, by Greg Stott for OGS Lambton County Branch.

Wednesday 11 October

2 pm: Wednesdays with Witcher: Collecting the Stories of Our Lives: Tips for Writing Our Families’ Stories, by Curt Witcher for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

8 pm: Help! How do I separate genealogical fact from fiction? by Carol Baxter for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

Thursday 12 October

6:30 pm:  Scaling the 1870 Brick Wall in African American Research, by Ari Wilkins for Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center.

7 pm: They Came Through Ontario, by Gordon McBean for OGS (Members only).

Friday 13 October

2 pm: Gold! Gold! Gold! The 1897 Klondike Rush, by Jill Morelli for Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

7 pm: South Buxton and Romney Charge, by Eric Skillings for OGS Kent Branch.

Saturday 14 October

9 am: Back to Basics – Ireland, by Ken McKinlay for BIFHSGO.

10 am: From Derry to the Pontiac: The Dales of Clarendon, by Nancy Dale Conroy for BIFHSGO.

10 am – 4 pm: T
he 613 Flea market at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa will include a Patricia McGregor stand with a selection of books on Ottawa, the Ottawa Valley, Eastern Ontario and Quebec – and some other things as well. 

10 am: A Gentle Introduction to the Holdings of Western Archives, by Sheila Johnston for OGS London and Middlesex Branch.

2 pm: Genealogy Gems in Scottish Libraries & Archives, by Christine Woodcock for OGS Simcoe County Branch.

2 pm: DNA and Genetic Genealogy Basics, by Graham Burt for OGS Wellington County Branch

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