Thursday, 23 May 2013

Strawberry Social - June 24th

Our annual Strawberry Social Fundraiser is Monday June 24th. Join us at 114-118 Powerline Rd

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for a BBQ, Strawberries and social time. We begin at 6pm. Everyone is welcome. Tickets are $12 and can be ordered ahead at: 519-753-4140

The Genealogy Library will be open for anyone wishing to do family history research.

Chief Peter Green

Join us for our general membership meeting on Sunday, May 26th at 2pm when Floyd Doctor will be speaking about Chief Peter Green and his descendants.

The land where Smokey Hollow, and the Brant Branch Library now stand was once owned by Chief Peter Green.

Admission is FREE. Attendees are welcome to do research in our well-stocked, well-staffed Library. Ample Parking.

Brant Branch Library: 114-118 Powerline Rd:

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Free Access to Military Records for Memorial Day Weekend

As a lead-up to the Memorial Day holiday, three websites are offering free access to their military records:

MyHeritage - available until May 28th:
http://blog.myheritage.com/2013/05/memorial-day-free-access-to-us-military-records/

World Vital Statistics - available until May 28th:
http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/contentsearch.aspx?placeheader=state&rt=military&lead=email&leadtc=wvr20135mem_n

Ancestry - available until May 27th:
http://www.ancestry.com/cs/us/family-military

Saturday, 4 May 2013

Hamilton OGS Is Now On FaceBook

The Hamilton Branch of the OGS has just launched a Facebook page. This is a great way to keep up to date with new resources, events at the society and all things genealogical.

Please visit their page and "like" them to stay up to date on the Hamilton Branch of the OGS

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hamilton-Branch-Ontario-Genealogical-Society/501509463230924?fref=ts