Sunday, May 15, 2011

NewsLeaf - Part II

The May issue of NewsLeaf (Vol 41 No 2) also covers what has happened in the way of news in the Ontario Genealogical Society during the past four months, as found in Branch newsletters.

In New Briefs are some articles from the following Branches -

Brant - "New Web Source for War of 1812";
Norfolk County - "Port Dover's Fishing Fleet";
Halton-Peel - "The Diary Notes of Robert Gray of Burlington, Ontario";
Leeds & Grenville - "Burial Grounds in Leeds & Grenville";
Sault & District - "Story of William Henry Latham";
Hamilton - "Old Branch Newsletters";
Quinte - "Crouse-Wannamaker Lecture";
Lambton - "Vacation Turns to Research Trip";
Niagara - "Funeral Cards";
Kent - "An 'All Irish Issue";
Kingston - "Genealogy Presentations at Kingston"

The lead story in this issue covers the appointment of the new Executive Director of the OGS, Sarah Newitt. Read about what she hopes to accomplish in the next few years with the OGS. The issue also said 'Good-bye' to Fraser Dunford, now Executive Director Emeritus of the OGS.

NewsLeaf is considered as a part of the member's benefit of OGS.

You can join the OGS by going to the webpage Or, if you are in Hamilton, please drop by and see us in the Marketplace at the Hamilton Convention Centre on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday (May 13th to 15th).

We would love to have you stop by and say "Hello!"

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