Kawartha Branch – Curve Lake Presentations March 2022

Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Ontario Ancestors and Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre, will be presenting over the next several months, a Series of Virtual Genealogy Talks with Dr. Fraser Dunford, as the Speaker and Alvina Seawright, Acting Chair of the Kawartha Branch as the Moderator.

This Virtual Series will be hosted via Zoom by Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre, with Tracey Taylor, Cultural Outreach Coordinator as the Hostess.
NOTE: These meetings will not be recorded. The topic will be presented twice per month – once at an afternoon session and then at an evening session.

Speaker Dr. Fraser Dunford.
Fraser has been involved in Genealogy for over 40 years, written six books, many articles on genealogy and is a frequent speaker, sharing his knowledge on many genealogy topics.

Genealogy of Place

What it is – house, cemetery, community
One Place Studies http://one-place-studies.org/studies
Register of One Place Studies www.register-of-one-place-studies.org.uk

How I got started
Define your scope and build good fences. Don’t get too enthusiastic!
Genealogical programs not
good – I use a word processor
Plan how you are going to record data.
–people centred
–history centred
–event centred (eg migration) Records to search –Canada

  • local cemetery
  • local churches
  • local municipalities
  • census
  • BMD

Tuesday, March 8th – 1:00 pm
Tuesday, March 22nd – 7:00 pm
Please choose the time that best works for you and contact Tracey to register.

Telephone: Curve Lake First Nation Cultural Centre at 705-657-2758 OR
Email: Tracey at [email protected]. After you register you will receive an email from Tracey
with your invitation to join the meeting you have registered for.

PS: The April 2022 Topic will be – Internet and Genealogy. Watch for more upcoming information on
the Kawartha Branch website at https://kawartha.ogs.on.ca