Tuesday, June 11, 2019

DNA Special Interest Group Meeting Wednesday June 19th

The DNA Special Interest Group will be meeting this coming Wednesday, June 19th at 7 pm.
We  meet in the 3rd floor Boardroom at the Northminster United Church, 676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa (corner of Simcoe and Rossland).
 Blaine Bettinger’s latest video on mini-clustering using Ancestry’s latest tools will be shown.
All levels are welcome and your questions will be answered.



Monday, June 3, 2019

Durham Branch Hosts Bob Dawes at June Meeting

Tuesday - June 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Northminster United Church 

 676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON L1G 4V7

 (NW corner of Simcoe Street North and Rossland Road West)

Easy-Do-Over

Bob Dawes - The Family History Reno Project (the easy do-over)

Why should a genealogist perform research again, on subjects already covered? Genealogy has changed considerably in the recent decade. Bob Dawes will show how doing so helped to improve his results, just as surely as it will do the same for you. Bob's handout: - Bobs Bytes The Easy Do-Over

Our meetings are often streamed on YouTube starting at 7:30. Our channel for streaming is http://www.youtube.com/ channel/UCiHiKL0pfzXzG- G9YARS8Sg/live .

Everyone is welcome.

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

DNA group meets Wednesday, May 15th

Our DNA Special Interest Group meeting will be this Wednesday night at 7 p.m.



It will be held at Northminster United Church (corner of Rossland and Simcoe) and will be held in the 3rd floor Boardroom.

Bring your questions and if there is time, we will watch a DNA video.

Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Learn How to Use FaceBook to Further Your Research - May Meeting


Tuesday, May 7th at 7:30 p.m. in basement meeting room,
Northminster United Church, 676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa (NW corner of Simcoe and Rossland)

Sandra will be discussing Researching Through FaceBook and will also integrate the Trick and Trades of a Genealogy Sleuth.

Sandra McNamara graduated from York University in 1983 as a Geophysicist. She oversaw digitization of African Airborne Magnetic Maps and worked on the compilation of Ontario Aeromagnetic Maps. For the past twenty-five years she has been a stay at home mom, focusing her research on the genealogy of her father's side of the family, keeping in mind her Grandmother saying, "I come from a strong Loyalist stock". Her latest endeavour is researching into the Declaration of Dependence, for which she has started closed FaceBook group for descendants of those signers. She is an administrator for "Revolutionary War Research" and the initiator of "Loyalist In Depth Study".

Our meetings are often streamed on YouTube starting at 7:30 pm. See our website for full details.

All are welcome!

Monday, April 15, 2019

DNA SIG meets Wednesday April 17th

Our DNA Special Interest Group meeting will be this Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

It will be held at Northminster United Church (corner of Rossland and Simcoe) and will be held in the 3rd floor Boardroom.

We'll answer any DNA questions you may have and then Nancy will be demonstrating the results from the auto clustering tool at MyHeritage.



Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Research Experiences - On The Road Again


Durham Region Branch welcomes Sher Leetooze, a favourite speaker at our meetings, to our April 2nd meeting.

Join us at Northminster United Church (corner of Rossland and Simcoe St., Oshawa) at 7:30 pm.

Research experiences - On The Road Again.


Sher Leetooze has been researching her family for just over 40 years, but still has a long way to go.  In the process of doing research, Sher has gone right to the source in Great Britain and found some GREAT stuff!  Some of these things she will share with you on April 2nd.

Mini-Presentation: Stephen Wood will update us on one of our Brick Wall discoveries from our January meeting.

All are welcome (and bring a friend!)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

March DNA group Meeting -Showing New Tools




Our DNA Special Interest Group meeting will be this Wednesday night at 7 p.m.

It will be held at Northminster United Church (corner of Rossland and Simcoe). Due to anticipated construction, it will be held in either the 3rd floor Boardroom, or the 2nd floor Chapel. Just look for the Durham Region Branch display stand.

We'll answer any DNA questions you may have and then Nancy will be demonstrating the DNA tools announced at RootsTech by both Ancestry and MyHeritage.