Past Events

The Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society has been active in the community with regular monthly meetings and past events!

Nov 8th, 2019 – GENEALOGICAL HUNT: The Story Behind Milton Mowbray Shaw, Chatham-Kent WWII Hero

September 13th, 2019 – FRUITS OF PERSEVERANCE: The French Presence in the Detroit River 1701-1815

June 14th, 2019 – Czech in Kent County

May 10th, 2019 – Knocking Down the “Brick Wall” with Newspapers and Family Tidbits

April 12th, 2019 – Ask a Family Historian

March 8th, 2019 – My Alleyne Ancestors – Barbados. Plantations. Slavery.

November 9th, 2018 – Military Families of Erieau

October 12th, 2018 – Researching Tilbury

September 14th, 2018 – Researching United Empire Loyalists

June 8th, 2018 – The Sherk Family of Dresden

May 11th, 2018 – Using Land Records to Learn More About Your Ancestors

November 2017 – Researching/Deciphering Military Records

October 2017 – Family Connections

September 2017 – British Home Child Month

June 9th, 2017 – Is there a Doctor in the House?

May 12th, 2017 – Online Cemetery Resource

April 21st, 2017 – Kent Branch OGS Road Trip

March 10th, 2016 – Researching your French Ancestry

October 14th, 2016 – Early Kent Settlers

September 9th, 2016 – Celebrate Geneology!

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

May 13, 2016 – Newspapers: A Family History Goldmine!

April 6, 2016 – Fabulous Five

March 11, 2016 – The Legacy

June 8, 2015 – Residential Schools

May 8, 2015 – Victorian Celebration of Death

April 10, 2015 – Ukrainian Research

March 13th, 2015 – The Baldoon Settlement

February 13th, 2015 – Dabbling in DNA

January 9th, 2015 – Chatham-Kent Public Library Digital Collection

November 14, 2014 – Kent County Heroes Under Italian Skies

October 10, 2014 – All Aboard!

September 12, 2014 – We Love Cemeteries with John Skakel and the C-K Cemeteries Preservation / Documentation Project

August 29, 2014 – Kent and Essex Branches attend the Buxton Homecoming

August 23, 2014 – Kent, Essex and Lambtong Branches attend the Selkirk History Faire

July 25, 2014 – Hamilton UEL Group Visited Chatham-Kent