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I Want to Research My Ontario Family History: What’s Next?

The second part of this lecture series is at an intermediate level and will cover topics such as how to find a will; the importance of researching newspapers; where to look for your military
ancestor; immigration, naturalization and citizenship; and municipal records including assessment rolls, collector rolls and pre-1850 census records.
Age: 16Y+  Cost: $8/1 class
Central Branch   Course Code: 200713
Wed., Nov. 05, 2014  7:00pm-8:30pm

This is the intermediate session in our family history series presented by Ruth Blair, PLCGS, a Professional Genealogist based in Oakville.

I Want to Research My Ontario Family History: Advanced Search

The third lecture in the series is more advanced and will cover such topics as: land registry records, crown land records, land petitions and township papers. Land records are extremely useful in helping piece together a family’s history, their place of origin and might even uncover a will!
Age: 16Y+  Cost: $8/1 class
Central Branch   Course Code: 200712
Wed., Feb. 04, 2015  7:00pm-8:30pm

This is the advanced session in our family history series presented by Ruth Blair, PLCGS, a Professional Genealogist based in Oakville.

The First World War and Your Family History

In honour of the Centennial of World War I, we would like to help you learn about your ancestors’ participation in the war. This session will show you how to use library resources, Library and Archives Canada, Family Search and other sources to learn more about your family during the First World War.
Age: 16Y+  Cost: Free/1 class
Iroquois Ridge Branch  Course Code: 200747
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014  2:00pm-4:00pm

Registration opens on August 16.

Genealogy Resources

Interested in researching your family roots? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to Ancestry Library Edition and other library resources that will help you get started.
Age: 16Y+  Cost: Free/1 class
Iroquois Ridge Branch   Course Code: 200702
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015  7:00pm-8:30pm

Session Full. Please feel free to join our waiting list so we can determine interest for another session in the Spring

For more information on our genealogy programs, please email Elise C. Cole .

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