Tuesday, 8 May 2018

OGS Families: May 2018

The May issue of Families has just been posted for members on the OGS website. It runs to 30 pages. Guest editor for this issue, her second, is Heather McTavish Taylor.

Here's the table of contents, with a few comments:

Hiring Records of the Mond Nickel Company in Ontario, By Ellen Heale
Comment: The story of 10,174 employment cards now available in a searchable database from the Sudbury District Branch of OGS, and of the company later known as INCO and now Vale.

Will Essentials: What Happens to Your Tangible and Digital “Stuff” When You Die?, By Breanna Olaveson
Comment: An article originally published in FamilySearch. It is written from a US perspective. 

The Pioneer MacLeods: The Story of Margaret MacLeod and Robert Belcher, By Dolina Smith
Belcher’s Cape and Riel’s Cross, By Gail Benjafield
Comment: Two perspectives on NWMP officer Robert Belcher, his family, his career and artifacts that he possessed.

How to Be an Internet Detective, By Robbie Gorr
Comment: Robbie Gorr, a frequent contributor to Internet Genealogy and Family Chronicle (now Your Genealogy Today) explains the techniques he has used in finding lost relatives.Originally published in the newsletter of the Leeds & Grenville Branch.

Not Just One Library Catalogue but Two: The Society Library Catalogue and the Toronto
Public Library Catalogue, By Fran Murphy

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