Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Canadian Genealogy News (CGN) 04 August 2015

Here are some news items which have come across my desk this morning -

There will be a conference called Miltary Settlers to be held in Peterborough, Ontario and it will be the 2nd Annual Kawartha Conference on Saturday, October 3, 2015.

The doors open at 8:30, but the conference starts at 9:30 and will continue till 4:30. It will be held in the Northminster United Church - 300 Sunset Blvd, Peterborough, Ontario.

There will be five speakers, of which one of them will be Timothy Dubé. He will talk on Political and Military Situation in the United Kingdom and Canada 1814-1850.
Timothy was the Military Archivist for the Public Archives of Canada / National Archives of Canada / Library and Archives Canada (1984-2012), where he had a role in bringing copies of much of the military documentation to Canada.
The cost will be $35.00 which will include snacks and lunch.
There are more details to come.
The website of the Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is http://www.ogs.on.ca/kawartha/
The American-Canadian Genealogical Society (ACGS) will hold their conference at the Puritan Restaurant in Manchester, New Hampshire on September 25, 2015. 

Jennifer Zinck will talk about DNA, Lucie LeBlanc Consentino will talk about Acadians, and Ed McGuire will talk about Vermont ancestors and their Quebec roots.

A continental breakfast and lunch are included in the workshop fees. Festivities will include raffles for various items.

The website is http://acgs.org/

Registration is at http://acgs.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Conference-cover-2015-Ver-2.pdf


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