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• Durham Region Branch Meetings [Location/Time] — [Future Speakers] [Past Speakers] [Members Only]- Next Meeting - Tuesday - October 5th., at 7:30 p.m.

Our usual general meeting location is Northminster United Church (676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON L1G 4V7 (nw corner of Simcoe Street North and Rossland Road West).

Regretfully, we have to postpone all of our face to face meetings.

Please check out our Durham Region Branch Facebook Group and our Durham Region Branch blog, as well as this website for further updates, and also suggestions on what is online to keep you occupied during this era of social distancing.

Keep safe and be kind to yourself,

Nancy Trimble, Chair

UPDATED!! Durham Region Cemetery Maps!!!

membership on November 1

The "Grow Our Family" Campaign is back starting on November 1st. If you haven't been a member of Ontario Ancestors for the last 2 years, then find a sponsoring current member and you will BOTH receive a 50% discount on your Ontario Ancestors' membership.

If you renew in November, your name will be entered in an Early Bird Draw!

• Next Meeting on Tuesday, October 5th., 2021

Leslie Anderson

Leslie Anderson

Search Tips – Researching Women on Ancestry

This session will provide strategies for searching for women in the Ancestry databases, including methods to uncover females using name variations and other search techniques. Famous or interesting women will be highlighted wherever possible using the new Ancestry databases from around the world, as well as the core record groups. The presentation will appeal to new and experienced researchers alike.

Lesley Anderson has worked for Ancestry.ca for over 14 years as their Canadian Spokesperson and has done numerous presentations for genealogy societies and conferences across Canada as well as TV and Radio appearances.

Leslie's Zoom presentation will appear in the Members Only Area; find the Business Portion of this meeting and Nancy Trimble's "Finding Un-indexed Records on Family Search" here: - https://youtu.be/00fwd_ERctc