At the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference (OGS) held in Barrie this year, the winners were annouced for the Keffer Writing Contest this year, and they are -
First prize - Joyce H. Munro for her essay How Ker-Burns-Weld- Thompson Got His Name.
Second prize - Stephen Young for his essay The Disguised Origin of George R. Young Jr.
Third prize - D. Russell Morton for his essay Fill in the Blank.
Fourth prize - James Bangtson for his essay The Loyalist Connection Revised.
These essays will be published in Families, the journal of the OGS.
The website of the OGS is https://www.ogs.on.ca/
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