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A GENEALOGICAL JOURNEY – Ron LaPlante

June Webinar

It all started when Ron inherited a 20-gallon Tupperware container of snapshots from his parents. Luckily, some had names and dates written on them. Thus began his journey of researching and documenting two branches of his Paternal Family Tree – drawing him back to 1600.

Besides building the family tree, he also documented key findings in a 300-page family history book – distributing 85 copies of both to his immediate family. At present, he is writing a novel based on the exploits of his great (X7) grandmother…

Join in the dialogue with Ron as we discuss the ins and outs, ups and downs of Family Tree research.

Date: Monday, June 13 at 7:00 pm E.D.T.

Please visit www.brucecountygenealogicalsociety.ca to sign up for this Zoom presentation.

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Register on Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIlcOqtrDsvG9Z-9CKLNcbBkkmebLlzQ9-Q

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Finding Them on the Ground in Ontario

One of the challenges we face when trying to pinpoint where our rural Ontario ancestors lived is finding records with information such as the township, concession and lot. Knowing this information is the starting place for finding land instruments such as deeds and even wills. In this presentation Ken McKinlay will show us how to find that information using census records, directories, voters’ lists, and other publically available records.

Join us on Monday, April 11 2022 at 7PM EDT

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqcO2hpzguG9b-ACYqMI5iwV7Fhdvsmdog

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Coffee Chat about all things military 

For Bruce County Genealogical Society members only

Military coffee chats

Come join a Zoom chat with Jan, Glenys and some other members.  No agenda, just friends talking about their military ancestor, sharing tips or the latest discovery.

 Wed June 1 at 10am

To register please click on the link below:

                                                            For June 1st:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqde6rqToiG9Nuj5ClaHR_OjLJyfYj5zyJ

Or Email Jan and ask her to register you: jansgenes@gmail.com  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For our members we are holding another Special Interest Group meeting. 

Come join Anne Goeden, Erin Netzke, Lolly Fullerton for a coffee to discuss DNA. It’ll be for any member who is wondering whether to take a DNA test, who has taken a DNA test but doesn’t know what to do with it, or who, like us, loves using DNA to find ancestors / cousins etc.  We’ll see how it goes and if there is enough interest, we’ll carry on doing this.  Date: Thursday, Feb 10 at 2pm ET Zoom link to register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TO8OncZHSqCltjP5Lu0DSA Zoom will respond saying you are registered. I will make it a meeting just before we begin!