Thursday, June 19, 2014

Ottawa Branch of the OGS AGM

The Ottawa Branch will hold its AGM meeting this Saturday June 21st at 1 pm. and it will be at the City of Ottawa Archives, Room 115 located at 100 Tallwood Drive in Ottawa. 

Following the business of the AGM, outgoing OGS President Shirley Sturdevant and incoming President Alan Campbell will provide an update on OGS including: governance and structure, OGS Board and Provincial Office activities and plans for 2014. 

As usual, this meeting will be live streamed to members of the Ottawa Branch of the OGS. 

For more information, go to 

LDS Update: Ontario Births 1869-1912

The LDS church is adding indexed records to their existing collection of birth registration. Birth registration came into effect on 01 July 1869 in Ontario.

On the typical birth record, you may find the following information -

Full name of child

When the child was born


Name and surname of the father

Name and maiden surname of the mother

Occupation of father

When registered

Name of accoucheur (doctor or midwife attending the birth)

Signature description and residence of the informant

Where the birth was registered

County where the record was created

The records are at