EssexOGS Blog

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January 2022 Branch Update

    Preserving. Educating. Promoting. Monthly newsletter, e-TRAILS,  to the Family History Community.   Greetings members and friends of Essex Branch, Welcome to Ontario Ancestors Essex Branch and to spending 2022 with us.  Essex Branch Newsletter We have transitioned to a monthly newsletter, e-TRAILS, and this is our first […]

November 2021 Branch Update

    Preserving. Educating. Promoting.Monthly email to the Family History Community.   Greetings members and friends of Essex Branch, November has traditionally beenour membership drive month with Early Bird Draws and the ever-popular Grow Our Family campaign. Both are back again this year and will run from November […]

October 2021 Branch Update

      Preserving. Educating. Promoting. Monthly email to the Family History Community   Greetings members and friends of Essex Branch, Fall is here and we are well into all the fall activities. As always, we have lots of tasks and projects on the go that you could assist with […]

1984 Binder #2 – “Earlier Settlers” in Essex County, Ontario

In 1984, the EssexOGS collected information (EssexOGS holdings at Windsor Public Library, and on-line: Member’s Only section of the EssexOGS:  www.ogs.on.ca/essex) from families that had traced their roots to early settlers such as John Bailey (c1801) of Mayfield, Sussex, England, buried in Rosehill cemetery 1886 in Amherstburg, Ontario. […]