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Saturday, April 14, 2012
Bay of Quinte UEL Genealogy Workshop
Brian Tackaberry UE, President of the Bay of
Quinte UEL Branch, has informed us of an up-coming workshop -
“The Bay of Quinte Branch will be presenting a
workshop to help people find their Loyalist Roots on Saturday April 21st, 2012
at the Adolphustown Township Hall in Adolphustown, located on old Highway #33,
the Loyalist Parkway.
We invite anyone doing research on their Quinte area
ancestors to come out for help with their Loyalist links, and to bring along
any other individuals who may be interested to discover their Loyalist
The program begins at 10:00AM and runs throughout
the day until 3:00PM. People may feel free to come at any time throughout
the day. Those in attendance will receive several handouts, including
application forms and tips for Loyalist Lineage, a list of UEL names for the
Bay of Quinte area, examples of acceptable proofs and where to find them, and a
certificate of participation. There will also be tours of the UEL Museum,
research library and the park including a visit to the UEL Cemetery and site of
the original Loyalist Landing.
There will also be a series of short talks on
researching your links during the morning by Linda Corupe, Peter and Angela
Johnson, and Brian Tackaberry. We will also have them available later to
give you one-on-one assistance with your family search. There will also
be books for sale to help with your Loyalist research.
for the day is $10 which will include the handouts, coffee/tea/water and
certificate. You are asked to bring along a bag lunch for the day.
If you wish to attend the workshop, please complete theregistration formand
send to Angela Johnson, or email myself firstname.lastname@example.org
Angelajohnsonue@xplornet.com. To find the registration form, go to the Bay of
Brian Tackaberry UE, President, Bay of Quinte
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