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BIFHSGO Monthly Meeting

Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Talk: "Were you in Salem in 1692?", by Susan Davis, Darrel Kennedy and Marianne Rasmus. These three BIFHSGO members are descendants of either victims or accusers. They will share stories of the life and times of their Puritan ancestors in the 17th century Massachusetts Bay colony. The talk will be given between 10:00 a.m. - 11:30. […]

Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair

Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Thinking of starting your family tree? Curious about Ottawa history? Drop in to Discover Your Roots, a free, all-day event featuring genealogy and local history presentations, displays by community organizations, and family history specialists to answer your questions! Family History presentations (10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.): Discover Your Roots: Getting Started; Finding Your Roots with DNA; Building […]

BIFHSGO Monthly Meeting

Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Talk: "Identifying the Remains of Canadian Soldiers from the First and Second World Wars", by Dr. Sarah Lockyer of the Directorate of History and Heritage, Department of National Defence, Ottawa. Dr. Lockyer will speak about the Casualty Identification Program, which aims to identify the newly discovered skeletal remains of Canadian service members. She will explain […]

Irish Family History Lectures

Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

BIFHSGO is pleased to offer a one-day series of lectures - "Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors" with Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt, of the Ulster Historical Foundation, Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Ottawa event is the only Canadian stop on their 15-city North American tour. Registration deadline: March 7. Fee: $30 for non-members, $20 for members […]

23rd Annual BIFHSGO Family History Conference

Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Themes:  English and Welsh Family History; Research Methodology.  Expert lecturers, pre-conference seminars, research room and marketplace.  Register online at: www.conference.bifhsgo.ca. Early bird deadline:  18 August.

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