Simcoe County Branch Meeting

Until we can gather safely, consider joining us virtually.


Simcoe County Branch Meetings
Location: Online via Zoom

Join the Simcoe County Branch to hear a wonderful lineup of knowledgeable speakers and topics. Our Branch meetings are open to everyone, however, registration is required. Use the links below to register.

Wed. May 26, 2021 3:00 to 4:00
Speaker: Christine Woodcock
Topic: Navigating the ScotlandsPeople Website
Register: Click on this link to register

Sat. June 12, 2021 2:00 to 3:00
Speaker: Dave Obee
Topic: Squiggly Lines and Spit: How DNA is changing family history research
Register: Click on this link to register

Wed. Sept 29, 2021 3:00 to 4:00
Speaker: Mark Oleson, Ambassador, Family Tree Maker
Topic: Using Family Tree Maker Software
** Note this talk was originally scheduled for May 26th **
Register: Click on this link to register

… and mark the following dates in your calendars:

  • Sat. July 3, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Sat. Aug. 7, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Sat. Sept. 4, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Sat. Nov. 6, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

  • Genealogy Meet Up
    Location: Online via Zoom

    Join the Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society and the Barrie Public Library for a Genealogy Meet Up. Genealogical tools, tips, tricks, and collections to help you break down your brick walls will be featured, and time will be devoted to helping you break down your brick walls. Come prepared with questions for advice from the experts.

    These monthly sessions are available to all free of charge, although registration is required through the Barrie Public Library Events Calendar (https://barrielibrary.libnet.info/events) You do not need a be a resident of Barrie, or have a Barrie Public Library Card to register and take part.

    Tues. May 11, 2021 2:30 to 3:30
    Topic: Resources available on the Barrie Public Library website for genealogy and the OGS Master Library Catalogue

    Tues. June 8, 2021 2:30 to 3:30
    Topic: Military Resources