Author: Colleen L'Abbe

November 2017 – Researching/Deciphering Military Records

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

October 2017 – Family Connections

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

September 2017 – British Home Child Month

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,