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676 Simcoe St. N. — Oshawa, Ontario — L1G 4V7

[For an Ontario-wide calendar of genealogical events, see the OGS Calendar.]

Past Workshops

Getting Started in Genealogy in Four Parts

These four sessions are still available to suitable venues.

Getting Started in Genealogy1908 Brooklin Mill

I. Who’s Your Grandpa?
Where to begin, searching your home, talk to family,
family data, research cycle, repositories, Internet,
organizations, pedigree chart and family group sheets &
descendants’ charts and more.

II. Base Camp for Family History
Organizing ideas, other researchers, places to find family histories, military records, online histories, familysearch.org, queries & message boards,
search engines, genealogy software.

III. Vital Statistics: Births, Marriages, Deathsgrave stone
This workshop’s content is more focussed and detailed.
Selected topics: sources; search techniques, documenting and more.

IV. Censuses
How to access and find those now released to the public.

Offered in partnership with the
Durham Region Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.


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