Showing posts with label Ottawa Branch OGS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ottawa Branch OGS. Show all posts

Saturday, August 18, 2012

The Ottawa Genealogist

The summer issue of The Ottawa Genealogist has been published, and it is chock full of the latest news about the Ottawa Branch.

There are articles on "Frederick Alfred Weedmark and Susan (DeLorge) Fraser: The Mystery is Debunked", and "Your Introduction to GOONS!".

Photos and a write-up of "The Eighteenth Annual Historical Walking Tour of Beechwood " which was given to Edward Kipp, the editor of the newsletter.

The War of 1812 Timeline is in The Ottawa Genealogist, and an OGS Conference 2012 report which was held in Kingston this year is in the newsletter, as well as photos.

This newsletter is for members only, but if you want to become an member, go to, and click on Membership.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Storing and Preserving Family Archives and Artifacts

On 3 March 2012 from 1 pm to 4 pm, there will be at the City of Ottawa Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, a talk will be given by Kyla Ubbink, and sponsored by Ottawa Branch OGS.

She will let you in on the secrets when it come to telling you how to store your family documents, how to save newspaper clippings, why your photographs are going ‘silvery’, and how you get rid of that musty smell in your books.

The cost: $20.00 per person. The registration is limited and the Deadline for Registration is 24 February 2012

Please make cheques payable to “OTTAWA BRANCH, OGS”

Registration Form available at