The Leeds & Grenville Branch of Ontario Ancestors – the Ontario Genealogical Society invites you to visit our display at the Brockville Museum on Family Day, Monday February 20th, 2023 from 10 AM to 4 PM. The Brockville Museum is located at 5 Henry Street, Brockville, Ontario K6V 6M4.
We will have family trees, displays and family history materials about three early Brockville families: the Buells; the Sherwoods; and the Schofields.
We will also have used publications for sale (local census, newspaper and cemetery records) for $2 to $5.
Join us for this interesting Family Day activity!
To celebrate Family Day 2023, Leeds & Grenville Branch, along with several other branches and a SIG of Ontario Ancestor, will be offering access to the members’ section on their websites for the Family Day weekend! Anyone can purchase a “weekend access pass” to the thousands of records in these members’ areas. Other Branches /SIG participating include: Eastern European Special Interest Group, Essex Branch, Huron Branch, Kent Branch, Lambton Branch, Niagara Peninsula Branch, Oxford Branch, Simcoe Branch.
Access will begin on Friday, February 17th at 6:00 pm until Monday, February 20th at 6:00 pm. Access passes can be purchased from the “Marketplace” on the main Ontario Ancestors website https://ogs.on.ca/. Be sure to create yourself a free account on the site before you begin shopping. The cost of each access pass is $20.00 per branch/SIG.
How to get in on this great opportunity:
Head to the Ontario Ancestors’ website – www.ogs.on.ca
- Log in or, if you do not already have a free account, create one (your access pass will be emailed to you)
- Click on the green “Marketplace” button
- On the “Products” page, click on “Branch/SIG Members Only Access”
- Click on the branch/SIG you would like access to by clicking the “Add To Cart” button
- Add another Branch/SIG by clicking on the “Continue Shopping” button
- When finished, click on “Proceed to Checkout” button
- Fill in your billing/payment preferences then click on “Place Order”
- an email with your Family Day Weekend Access pass will be emailed to you
This is a great opportunity to check out thousands of resources available to assist you in your family history journey.
Happy Family Day Weekend!
A reminder that the Ontario Ancestors’ 2019 Annual Conference and Family History Show, presented by The Ontario Genealogical Society, will be held at the London Convention Centre, London, Ontario, June 21-23, 2019. The 2019 event provides a great opportunity for family historians to get together, learn new stuff, see what’s available in the genealogy Marketplace, catch up with old friends and make new ones, all while pursuing the hobby we love and enjoy!
Questions? Call us toll free at 1-855-MYROOTS (1-855-697-6687) ext: 260 or email Registrar Conference 2019.
A reminder that the Ontario Genealogical Society’s annual conference is being held in Ottawa, June 16 -18, 2017. Registration is now open! Read all about the conference
And, while you’re in Ottawa, attend some of the events celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday!