Thursday, February 27, 2014

Calling all students you could win $500!

Some lucky student interested in family history could win $500!

The OGS (Ontario Genealogical Society) is holding a contest for all students.

and learn about the two essay contests for students to win.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Burgess Family Query & Search

Looking for Burgess Family descendents

If you are related to any of the following a member of the Elgin Branch would like to make a connection. Please email
attention Burgess family.

Wm. Burgess and Martha Bussburg married August 20, 1831
Henry Arkell and Mary Burgess married November 8, 1855
Stephen Backus and Elizabeth Burgess married October 16, 1860
Wm. B. Burgess and Mary Shepard married Nov. 2, 1860

Monday, February 17, 2014

Malahide United Church History Online

Jim McCallum’s book on the Malahide United Church History is now free online at our website.  Visit:
Malahide United Church History The book was compiled for the church's 100th anniversary in 2010. The church closed in June 2013.  The history includes several former churches on the Malahide circuit, including Copenhagen, Mount Salem, Luton, Jaffa, Grovesend, Summers Corners and Fairview.
The pdf is large but well worth the download.