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June 2017 – Is there a Doctor in the House?

Anne Fisher has been compiling information about CK doctors for several years. To date she has gathered information for over 400 doctors. Anne discussed this project and shared some of her research with us. If you missed this great presentation,

May 2017 – Online Cemetery Resource

More and more family history resources are becoming available online. Ben Dawson gave a fantastic presentation discussing several online cemetery resources which have become valuable tools for genealogists. The presentation is available to watch on our YouTube Channel.

April 2017 – Kent Branch OGS Road Trip

We took our monthly presentation “on the road”! The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society hosted us at their facility for a tour of their resources and museum. This was a great opportunity to view their collection and hear about Black History

March 2017 – Researching your French Ancestry

March is the time for our Annual Meeting. We will held our yearly branch elections and provided the 2016 Branch summary. Following the Annual Meeting, Valerie Butterfield discussed researching French ancestry. This is always a popular topic as many of

October 2016 – Early Kent Settlers

The October meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was held on October 14th, 2016 at 7:00pm at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Special thanks to McKinlay Funeral Homes Ltd. for

September 9th, 2016 – Celebrate Genealogy

The September meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was held on September 9th, 2016 at 7:00pm at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Special thanks to McKinlay Funeral Homes Ltd. for

Meeting Notice – September 9, 2016: Interesting Moments in Genealogy

September 9, 2016 – INTERESTING MOMENTS IN GENEALOGY The next meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society will be held on September 9, 2016 at 7:00pm at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair

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June 10, 2016 – Interesting People Your Ancestors May Have Known

The June meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was held on June 10, 2016 at 7:00pm at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Special thanks to McKinlay Funeral Homes Ltd. for hosting

May 13, 2016 – NEWSPAPERS – A FAMILY HISTORY GOLDMINE

The May meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was held on May 13, 2016 at 7:00pm  at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Special thanks to McKinlay Funeral Homes Ltd. for

April 8, 2016 – FABULOUS FIVE

The April meeting of the Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society was held on April 8, 2016 at 7:00pm  at the McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Centre at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Special thanks to McKinlay Funeral Homes

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