Mary Kinder – her story from Ireland to Canada – Deb McAuslan

Leap Castle – Mary and her husband lived on the grounds as he was a groundskeeper – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_Castle

March 13, 2023| 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Virtual (via Zoom)

Deb McAuslan, the chair of Huron Branch, OGS will share Mary’s story from her birth in 1776 in Ireland to her death in 1878 in Ontario. She will provide a brief review of Irish history and share what resources she found helpful in finding
information. Mary is her 3rd great Aunt.
Please email BCGSwebinars@gmail.com to attend.
OR register by clicking this link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vCMU1cZQQbiXOwEsj5fNUQ

OnLand from a GenealogyPerspective – Ken McKinlay


As a follow-up from last year’s “Finding Them on the Ground in
Ontario” presentation Ken will be continuing on this theme with
his talk “OnLand from a Genealogy Perspective”. Once we know
where our ancestors lived the next step is to see if we can find
the land records such as deeds and even wills. In this
presentation we will be taking a look at the Ontario Land Property
Records Portal, AKA OnLand, to help us research where our
ancestors lived. We look at the various historical books, try to find
a property in an urban area, and even walk through placing an order for an instrument.
Date and Time: Feb 13, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register by clicking on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/
WN_HPZhnAtjQmSpAxdAoLHf6A

Or email bcgswebinars@gmail.com and I’ll sign you up. As members of Bruce County Genealogical Society you can view Ken’s last year presentation on the Members Page under Webinars.

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.

OR

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

Zoom will confirm your registration.

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.

 

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!