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David W. Allison (1985), contributed information on William Allison (N. Ireland – d1878, Rochester TWSP, Essex Co.). William (brother to Hug, b.1797) moved from Killeter Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland to Etobicoke TWSP, York Co. about 1847, then moved to Lot 7, Con 9, Mersea TWSP around 1857. William […]
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. […]
Beginning with our April 13th monthly meeting, the Essex Branch Speaker Presentation will be live-streamed via YouTube. The link is posted here on our website on the Meetings page and in our Facebook group so those who wish to ‘attend’ from home can do so. As are all […]
View the presentation from our Monday, September 8th meeting commemorating 35 years of the group’s history.
April 2014 – Last night’s meeting highlighted valuable resources and information available in the Windsor-Essex area. French family history resources were highlighted by Margaret Jeffrey from the RFPO La Pionniere du Sud-Ouest. She mentioned they also have some Irish resources included in their Catholic Church records. Update 2016: […]
Guest speaker Heather Colautti from Windsor’s Community Museum discusses the preservation of those important family history mementos. Also, a representative from the Centre de Genealogie, Pionniere du Sud-Ouest will present an overview of their services and resources. Monday, April 14, 7:00 pm, at the main branch of the […]
Welcome back from summer! The EssexOGS fall monthly meetings, open to the public, start again: Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 6:00 PM (Library on summer hours) Topic: COPYRIGHT and Family History Research (GENEALOGY) Copyright do’s and don’t’s and general practices for family historians Presented by: Myra Tawfik. Location: Windsor […]
Saturday September 21st The Diary of Death – A Mystery 200 Years in the Making A 200-year-old diary points the finger at a murderer, but the vital page is stolen before a name is revealed. The inhabitants of this little garrison town (both past and present) will be […]
http://essexogs.wordpress.com/wp-admin/themes.php?page=custom-header&step=1 What is happening? FamilySearch will no longer offer PAF downloads or support after JULY 15, 2013. Why is it happening? Advances in technology, strong alternatives from third parties, and the need to focus on the latest FamilySearch initiatives have diminished the need for PAF as part of the […]
Speaking at the monthly meeting of the Ontario Genealogical Society – Essex Branch (EssexOGS) in November, Vicki Mckay provided the following summary of the talk for those individuals that were unable to attend. It is our understanding that Vicki will be speaking at future OGS events – we […]
The Ontario Genealogical Society have posted Census Maps (circ 1874), which provides an interesting perspecive of Ontario in 1874 http://www.ogs.on.ca/services/fh_maps.php