Showing posts with label Kent Branch. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kent Branch. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

All Aboard!

The Kent County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society meeting will be held on Friday October 10, 2014 at 7 pm.

Take a trip back in time to explore the history of the railroad in Kent County and its impact on local families with the Chatham Railway Museum in a talk entitled All Aboard!

This talk will be held at the St. Andrew’s Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham.

Members of the Kent Branch have been working on indexing branch and library publications, and an index is now available on-line for searching.

This index was updated on March 1st, 2014. The Master Index presently includes an index to 11,988 persons. And it is housed at http://www.kent.ogs.on.ca/master_index/index.php

Their blog is at http://kentcountyogsblog.blogspot.ca/

Their site is at http://kent.ogs.on.ca/

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Kent Branch, OGS – Meeting & Event Info

Many societies are getting their fall meeting schedule out there for us to post, and I am busy with the November edition of Families, so the fall season is rapidly approaching for us genealogists.

The Kent Branch has speakers for September, October, and November, and the schedule is -

Date: Friday, September 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting: Kent Branch OGS
Location: St. Andrews Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham
Title of Talk: “Dealing with Conflicting Information”
Name of Speaker: Vicki McKay
Brief Info: Vicki McKay will walk us through some of her own family research challenges
Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent 

Date: Friday, October 11, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting: Kent Branch OGS
Location: St. Andrews Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham
Title of Talk: 150 YEARS! THE HISTORY OF THE CHATHAM GRANITE CLUB
Name of Speaker: Reg Johnson
Brief Info: Learn the history and the people involved in this 150 year old organization. .
Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Meeting: Kent Branch OGS                                                            
Location: St. Andrews Residence, 99 Park St., Chatham
Title of Talk: “Major Telford Steele – WWII”
Name of Speaker: Ted Steele
Brief Info: Ted Steele will share the adventures of his uncle in WWll.
Contact Info: www.ogs.on.ca/kent