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Our 7th Annual Genealogy Fair took place on Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Thank you to everybody who participated!
Presentations that took place throughout the day are listed below.
9:30 am, Central Library Theatre
We’re kicking off the day with Melanie McLennan of Ancestral Tapestry.
Hear how she was able to break through her Irish genealogy brick wall with genetic genealogy and DNA.
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Local History Librarian, Grace Schmidt Room, Kitchener Public Library
Workshop: DNA 101: Getting Started with Autosomal DNA
Author of Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions
Workshop: Writing, Researching and Self-Publishing Mennonite Funeral and Burial Traditions – Yes! I Would Do It Again!
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshop: Finding Your Family History Using Our Digital World
Workshop: Researching Your British Home Children Ancestors
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Workshop: Back Door History: Genealogy Research Hacks
Principal Conservator, Book and Paper Conservation Services
Workshop: Preserving the Past: Conservation and Preservation of Archival and Family Collections
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CEO of Treasured, Inc.
Workshop: From One Generation to Another: Bridging the Technology Gap in Genealogy
Workshop: Genealogy as a Therapeutic Tool
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