05 September 2011

De-Mystifying Lineage Societies Workshop

The Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the Sir Guy Carleton Branch of the United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada are pleased to offer a one-day workshop on De-Mystifying Lineage Societies. This workshop will provide some history on lineage societies, as well as discussion of the resources, hints and techniques for completing successful applications along with an opportunity for research with local experts. Societies highlighted will be the Mayflower Society, Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution, United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada and the Ontario Genealogical Society Heritage Societies.

The workshop will be held in the new City of Ottawa Central Archives. Following the presentations, registrants will be able to research in the City Archives Reference Room.

Presentations:  De-Mystifying Lineage Societies: Mike More and Dorothy Meyerhof
                        Researching in Military Records: Glenn Wright
                        Using Ancestry: Lesley Anderson

29 Oct 2011 10am to 5pm
City of Ottawa Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive

Cost: $30.00 per person
Registration is limited and the Deadline for Registration: 21 October 2011

                          Please make cheques payable to "OTTAWA BRANCH, OGS"
                                       Payment must accompany registration form.
Registration Form available at http://ogsottawa.on.ca/?cat=8

                                   For more information: pastchair@ogsottawa.on.ca

 Note: Coffee, tea and water will be available at breaks. Lunch is not included; there is no cafeteria on site but there are a few eating establishments within walking distance. A refrigerator is available for those who wish to bring their own lunch.

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