Thursday, April 29, 2010

Durham Region Branch OGS Meeting - Tuesday, May 4 (7:30 p.m.)

Speaker: Sharon Murphy 
Our Family History - Organized and in Print

Sharon is the founder of TIMELINES Genealogical Research.  She is a professional genealogical researcher with 28 years experience and the author of two books -- Researching Canadian Vital Statistic Records and Researching Canadian Land Records.  She has also designed curricula and serves as an instructor and is also the Head of the Canadian Department for the National Institute of Genealogical Studies Online Courses, University of Toronto.  As well, she has been an occasional guest lecturer at the University of Toronto, giving on-site instruction and tours of the Archives of Ontario, Toronto Reference Library and North York Public Library.  The Library Archives Canada is also on this list of tours.

One of her recent projects, closely related to the topic at our meeting, is the part she played in the preparation of former Cobourg Mayor Angus Read's new book "Don't Tell Me It Can't Be Done".

Change in Meeting Location for 6 April, 4 May and 1 June - Kingsview United Church 
- 505 Adelaide Ave. East - SW corner of Adelaide and Wilson - Oshawa 
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