LAMBTON COUNTY BRANCH


ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Since 15 August 1996.

Thank You and Enjoy

The Lambton County Branch is a non-profit organization of people sharing an interest in family history and genealogy. It was organized in 1984.

Our MEETINGS are usually held the 2nd Tuesday of each month excluding Dec., July & Aug. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1400 Murphy Rd., Sarnia. There is a Family History Centre located at this church. Occasionally meetings are held at various locations in the county. All interested persons are invited to attend. Click on MEETINGS to see our schedule of dates, topics and speakers.

To be a member of the Lambton branch you must first be a member of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS). The 2016 Membership fee for OGS is $63.00(subject to change Nov.1, 2015), and the Membership fee for the Lambton Branch is an additional $12.00 per year.Join the OGS Community

What you get being a OGS member

  • Receive our quarterly journal Families. Receive our quarterly Newsleaf which provides current information in the field of genealogy and information about Society events
  • Attend our live Genealogy Webinars (Available to the Public & Members), or access the archived versions at your convenience (Available only to Members)
  • Get a member’s reduced registration cost to attend our Annual Conference with over 40 lectures and workshops to hone your skills
  • Get access to the members only section of the website and the following databases or collections; searchable digital copies of Families from 1962 to the present, Conference Wall of Ancestors 2009-2013,Memorial Database, Independent Order Of Foresters Insurance Papers Database, Strays database, Church Histories, Roman Catholic Diocese of London 
  • In addition to special free draws and promotions, members get a 10% discount on genealogy courses offered by the National Institute for Genealogical Studies
  • Get a discount on a Findmypast membership. The Ontario Genealogical Society has made an agreement with Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com) to offer a 50% discount on an Annual World Subscription available to all OGS Members.
  • Get a reduced OGS member cost when you apply for a certificate for one of our Heritage Societies or our Heritage Club.
  • New! DIGITAL TREASURES provides high quality Media Transfer Services for film, slides etc. Enjoy special OGS membership discounts.
  • Receive discounts to some of our sister organizations across Canada (more information) [Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia]

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    OGS is the portal through which you can join any number of our 32 Branch and Special Interest Groups in order to take advantage of the materials that have been indexed or digitized for geographical regions of Ontario or research areas of special interest. Some Branches and SIGs have a member’s only section of their website in which many genealogical treasures reside. Branches/SIGs may offer members of OGS reduced rates for research and involvement in education programs. Each Branch/SIG has a small additional membership fee.

    Community

    Joining OGS and becoming involved in its activities like the conference,  Branch/SIG meetings and  other sponsored events  provides many opportunities to network with others who are as interested in genealogy/family history as you are. These networking possibilities could help further your family history research

    Joining OGS and becoming involved in its activities like the conference,  Branch/SIG meetings and  other sponsored events  provides many opportunities to network with others who are as interested in genealogy/family history as you are. These networking possibilities could help further your family history research

    Education

    The webinars noted above, the journal, the Branch/SIG newsletters and the presentations at events and meetings are all vehicles to becoming more knowledgeable about family history research thus learning to do more effective research

    What you get for being a Lambton member

    Our Members Only web site is filled with many indexes, books, All Newsletters from 2006 till present, & collections you can only find in the Lambton Archives Lambton files . memebers willing to help members and discounted cost in research from a far . No fee for going to the Lambton Archives

     Receive a OGS membership information Here
    Ontario Genealogical Society
    40 Orchard View Blvd., Suite 102
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4R 1B9
    Canada

    Lambton Lifeline, our quarterly publication, is sent to all members. It includes Queries (an announcement of request for information) , research information, family history articles, library additions, upcoming events of genealogical interest and our meetings.

    The society helps its nearly 230 members and many others whose roots are in Lambton County locate early data and sometimes relatives.
    Research requests
    for members and non-members are answered by our research team. A minimum fee of $40.00 for non-members must accompany request for research.A minimum fee for members once a year is $15.00 pre hour and you get one hour free   We can also electronically search our new digitized information for a small fee $5.00. Click on Research requests for full details. The branch now has PayPal online  this method will let research or purchases be done in a more timely manner. branch members have a discounted price

    Branch Cemetery indexes are back in the Lambton Name Search . Indexes have been moved to the Ontario Genealogical Society site. They now can be found with in the TONI index. Lambton willing  reloading searchable indexes for cemeteries in 2015 on this site .  Full details are in the published transcriptions and can  be purchase on the Cemeteries pages, Paper copies to be bought thought the OGS E-Store all digital thought on Lambton web site.

    Copies of the Lambton branch publications along with its other holdings and genealogical research material are housed in the Lambton County  Archives (Formal Name Change: Lambton Room to Lambton County Archives) at the Lambton County Library Headquarters, 789 Broadway St., Wyoming Ontario. Exit 25 (South) from Highway 402. NEW Phone 519-845-5426 use the toll free number 1-866-324-6912 to avoid charges.
    HOURS: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Tuesday and Thursday 6pm to 9pm and Saturday 12 to 5pm. CLOSED HOLIDAY WEEKENDS.

    As a result, our contact information has changed. For assistance with genealogical and local history inquires please email us at archives@county-lambton.on.ca. We can also be reached by telephone at our new direct number 519-845-5426. For those telephoning long distance, please continue to use the toll free number 1-866-324-6912 to avoid charges.

     To keep informed of updates and events, please like us on Facebook at:  www.facebook.com/LambtonCountyArchives.

    There is a list of the holdings of the Branch Library at:        
    Library Holdings of Lambton Branch O.G.S.

    Other sources of County information are:

    Lambton County Archives

    Formerly called The Lambton Room, the Lambton County Archives is your one-stop-spot for family history research in Lambton County

    Sarnia Library  
    Located at 124 Christina Street South at the intersection with Wellington Street.Open daily, which has microfilm of Ontario census and local newspapers.( also other newspaper like London free press
    Lambton County Oil Museum

    Visitors from around the world tour the Oil Museum of Canada to learn the story of Canada Oil Pioneers a unique and captivating era of history !

    Lambton County Heritage Museum  
    Located on Highway 21 south of Grand Bend.

    Moore Township Museum  
    Located at 94 Moore Line Mooretown, Ontario, Canada N0N 1M0
    Just 25 minutes south of Sarnia, Ontario. From highway 402 take highway 40 south to Moore Line. Turn right on Moore line and travel 4 km ( 3 miles) into Mooretown. From the south, follow the St. Clair Parkway north to Moore Line in Mooretown.  Turn right and follow Moore Line for 2 blocks. Both of these museums have local historical information.

    For more information E-Mail Lambton Branch OGS.

    or call

    ChairPerson :2017   Noreen Croxford: lambtonchair@ogs.on.ca Toll free: 855-MYROOTS (855-697-6687) ex314

    Pass Chairperson: Karen Ferguson: lambtonpasschair@ogs.on.ca :Phone: (519) 383-7436

    or write to:

    Lambton County Branch O.G.S.
    P.O. Box 2857
    Sarnia, Ontario
    N7T 7W1

    PAY PAL has been added  to the Lambton County Branch OGS web site for quicker  searches replies and digital orders of records

Branch Council-Lambton County Branch OGS 2014-16
Chair  Noreen Croxford lambtonchair@ogs.on.ca
Past Chair  Karen Ferguson  lambtonpasschair@ogs.on.ca
Treasurer    Nancy Brown  lambtontreasurer@ogs.on.ca
Secretary  &   Publicity:   Janet Kelch     
Newsletter Editor Alan Campbell   lambtonnewsletters@ogs.on.ca
Committee Chairs (unlined department is e-mail link )
Cemetery: David Rodriques /Karen Ferguson , Library Resources : Diane Rose
Early Settlers: Noreen Croxford, Membership: Noreen Croxford/Catherine Tyrie
Publications Creation: Jane Teskey, Sales: Doug McCordic & Jane Teskey
Program: Ann Hentschel,  Research :Ruth Mackesy, Sheila Hewett
British Home Child:Ann Hentschel, Petrolia Topic:Sheila Hewett
First Nations George Pitfield, Webmaster:Jane Teskey
 

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