Genealogist, Sheila Hewett, will share how she used wills and census records to build and confirm her family lines. This presentation is available on our YouTube channel.
Bill Denning will share the history of undertakers and funerals homes and our ancestors’ death customs and traditions. This presentation is available on our Youtube channel.
Len and Gabrielle Maynard are retired from military service and have a passion for history and genealogy. Len and Gabrielle provided a jam-packed presentation touching on the three lines of the military; Navy, Army and Air Force, common terminology, military medals awarded through the centuries, documents issued, how to read […]
To help us recognize Canada’s 150 birthday, Ed Parr, a long-time Kent Branch member, shared the story of his STEEVES ancestral line which leads back to William Steeves, one of the “Fathers of Confederation.” Ed was able to attend the 250th reunion which boasted 1000s of descendants from all […]
The Kent Branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society partnered with the Kent County Historical Society and the Chatham Kent Museum for British Home Child (BHC) month. Dianna Fulton of the British Home Child Special Interest Group dicussed the BHC movement, which brought thousands of children from Europe to Canada in […]