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The Genealogical Adventures of Lois Long — Ontario Ancestors (Ottawa Branch)

City of Ottawa Archives 100 Tallwood Drive, Nepean, ON

Speaker: Janet Uren Details: Lois Long was nearing the end of her long life in June 2017 when she realized that, after 40 years of genealogical work, she had just one ambition unfulfilled – and that was to write a book synthesizing her many discoveries over the years. In the few months remaining before her death, […]

I Found Them… They’re Mine! — Ontario Genealogical Society

City of Ottawa Archives 100 Tallwood Drive, Nepean, ON

Speaker: Gordon L. McBean Details: Different researchers come to different conclusions, Who is right? What do you need to do to prove you have the correct information? Through several case studies of Ontario families we will look at how standard Genealogical research techniques can and were used to find the truth, when we find conflicting […]

Robert Harris: A Soldier’s Journey — Ontario Genealogical Society (Ottawa Branch)

City of Ottawa Archives 100 Tallwood Drive, Nepean, ON

Speaker: Julia Scott Details: This presentation will tell the story of a young man, born in Barbados, descendent of an enslaved woman, who enlisted at age 15 in the British Army.  Robert served as a drummer and then a private in the 100th (later the 99th) Regiment of Foot (Prince Regent’s County of Dublin Regiment), settling […]

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