Welcome to the Essex Branch's Members Only (MO) Home Page (EssexOGS-MO)

ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY  - Essex County Branch (essex.ogs.on.ca)

Welcome to the Essex Branch (EssexOGS) site for members only, hosted by the Ontario Genealogy Society. This site will provide you with features not available on the public EssexOGS website or social media sites. Please remember, this material is for your own personal use and should not be distributed, or sold commercially. If you require additional information on material our short list of volunteer(s) will attempt to assist you - for example, searching for details on an indexed item.
We are working to provide more: searchable index's, newletters and Essex members items that are found in the EssexOGS collection (Windsor Public Library - WPL; 2nd Floor). We are also interested in posting member owned material such as family histories, books, etc

This 'Home Page" will link you to pages that contain links to searchable pdf documents. Click on the links below (eg. 'BMD'), then click on the link to the pdf that is of interest. Once the pdf file appears (some are large pdf files) you are able to page down and review the contents or save the file for future personal use, or search for a key word.          To quickly do a word search: press and hold together the 'alt' key and 'E' key, then let go and press 'F' for find - a text box appears top right and you can enter your search text and then press enter - press enter again to search for the additional mentions of the text.


Click Links to MO Material: Description of Links
Atlas records County "Atlas" name INDEX
BMD Birth-Marriage-Death records or material (eg 1861 births, Amherstburg 1900 births etc)
Books & More Publically available research material-scanned as searchable PDFs - eg The 'Beers'
Branch Albums-Pictures Branch events images
Branch Business Council Minutes, Bylaws, Job Descriptions.
Cemetery Transcriptions New 2016: Transcriptions with index (PDF format) of EssexOGS Cemeteries
Census material records Miscellaneous census records / material
Church Histories Histories and Anniversary publications for Essex County Churches
Church Records Miscellaneous records (eg Baptism)
Directories Directories - i.e. 1944 & 1945 Windsor-Essex County Phone Directories
Family Histories Family Histories donated to the Essex Branch.
Family Records Pedigree Charts, Family Group Sheets, War of 1812 applications compiled for the library by members of the Branch or by the researchers for the Branch
Land Records Various documents to assist you to locate the land of your ancestor.
Links Various linksof interest to assist you in your research.
MAPS Maps of Windsor - Essex County
Military Military material - material welcome
Miscellaneous 100 Women of W.E 1867-1967
Names researching Future project***
Newspaper Extractions Miscellaneous collection of newspaper articles, pictures, births, deaths etc
OBITS Obit Transcriptions (searchable PDF files)
Presentation Recordings Recordings of the Monthly Guest Speaker Presentations  by Michelle Watson
Publication LIST List of EssexOGS Publications / Holdings available at WPL* (Excel file) 
Resource Ideas Search Ideas / Stories / Resource Ideas 
School records and  YEARBOOKS Miscellaneous School records
Settlers  - Windsor Essex County Early Settlers in Windsor-Essex County (Pdf format books) - Vol 1, 3, 5
TRAILS Newsletter EssexOGS Quarterly Newsletters - Trails (PDF format). Annual reports  - see issue #1 of each year
Voters Lists Miscellaneous Voters lists (Amherstburg)
Wills INDEX of local wills (1785-1869)


Links to other resources, other Associations etc. - eg UEL

*WPL - Windsor Public Library, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
** Family History books welcome (Doc or Pdf format)
*** During 2015-16 watch for a request of the names you are researching

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This website is maintained by the Essex  County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society.
This  website may not  be copied, reproduced or altered in any way for profit. The information contained on this site is accurate to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change without notice in the future.
Web page problems? Please contact  Linda, David, or Michele (EssexOGS web team). Or feel free to provide suggestions for additional content information on the Members Only site, or to become an active member and assist with the Web site & Social Media.