Schedule of 2018 Meetings

Poster for April 21 meeting
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Saturday, April 21

Orrville Community Centre, 1207 Highway 518, Orrville

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lisa & Scott Rance

"He had many friends, and no enemies", yet met a violent death in Seguin over a hundred years ago. The trial for justice for the murder of a local family's Irish immigrant ancestor had introduced fifty witnesses - ordinary citizens living on the Colonization roads between Huntsville and Parry Sound in June of 1896. What has since emerged is "a story behind the story" - a fascinating set of circumstances of the industries, geographies and families of the time. Lisa and Scott will describe the process of discovery, which continues to be aided in great part by past residents of the District.


Poster for May 26 meeting
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Saturday, May 26

Muskoka Discovery Centre, 275 Steamship Bay Road, Gravenhurst

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Migration: To/Within/From Canada
By Kim Short

Why did your relatives decide to emigrate and how did they arrive in Canada?  Why did they settle where they did?  Why did they move to another area?   And what records are available to help you answer these questions?
Genealogy has been Kim’s obsession for over 40 years! Her newest learning curve is analyzing DNA connections to determine common ancestors and break through brick walls. Kim served on the Executive of MPSGG for 10 years and now co-leads a Probus Genealogy group


Save These Dates For Future Presentations:

Saturday, September 8 - Melissa Barker – Webinar – Huntsville Public Library

Saturday, October 20 – Janine McIntyre -Genealogy Tools for Your Research – LDS Church, Bracebridge

General public invited to attend

Annual Membership: $15 Guests: $5

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Bracebridge
LDS Centre
995 Cedar Ln.,
Bracebridge ON
P0B 1C0
Gravenhurst
Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre
185 Cherokee Lane
Gravenhurst, ON
P1P 1Z9
Huntsville Public library
7 Minerva Street East,
Huntsville, ON,
P1H 1W4

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