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Kent County Branch of the O.G.S.

Kent Branch’s Newsletter
Roots Branches & Twigs

Volune 19 Number 1 - 1996 — Contents include:
. . Blackburn Family Reunion; Descendants of John Blackburn and Mary Maines; Blackburn Descendants in Kent County, Ontario
. . John Blackburn, U.E.L.
. . Dolsen's Store
. . Losses in the War of 1812
. . Will of John Blackburn
. . American Connection
. . Letters from Sarah (Blackburn) Brown of Chatham
. . A History of Merlin
. . Request For Information On Colonel Talbot's Elusive Settlers
. . Minutes & Proceedings of the County of Kent, 1856, Appendix No. 9
. . photo of Bella Lamont, Chatham, C.W. c. 1860
. . Chatelaine Florist Tomarkin Volunteer Award, by Pat Bedford
. . & Queries

Volume 19 Number 2 - 1996 — Contents include:
. . Blackburn Family
(continued)
. . The Family of A.G. French
. . A.R. Blackburn
. . Blackburns In Kent County
. . At The Museum; Civilian Claims For Losses From The War of 1812-14
. . 1911 Canada Voters List
- info, not extractions
. . & Queries

Volume 19 Number 3 - 1996 — Contents include:
. . Stansal Family Tree
. . St. Arnold of Tiegem
. . A Brief History of Christ Church, Ouvry
. . Before Our Time from 1898
. . Sunday School hall subscribers’s List, Howard Twp.
. . Land Measurement
. . At The Museum
. . Paid Subscribers’ List, Dresden Times, 1894
. . On The Internet
. . & Queries

Volume 19 Number 4 - 1996 — Contents include:
. . A Brief History of the Valetta Presbyterian Church, Tilbury East Township, by Evelyn Farquharson
. . Dresden of the 1850's, a clipping from the Helen Burns collection
. . Kent County Strays: as compiled by Joan Abele Griffin
. . Local History of Kent County (written about 1940): Chatham, Pioneer Settlements Along The Thames, Cedar Springs, Blenheim, Cook's Corners, Tilbury, Ridgetown, Kent Bridge, Thamesville, Morpeth
. . Some items added to Kent Branch's Historical and Genealogical Reference Library
. . On The Internet
. . & Queries

Volume 19 Number 1 - 1997 — Contents include:
. . Buxton, 1856 {3p}
. . Jack's Hill Cemetery Revisited, by Eileen Richards {1p}
. . Church of Christ, Harwich Township: Collection List for 1896, Creekroad & Bridgend {1p}
. . In Memory {1p}
. . Descendants of Obediah Simpson & Mary Taylor Lord, Brighton's First Settlers {2p}
. . House of Refuge applications {1p}
. . Simpson Family Reunion (1923) {1p}
. . letter about Sheppy & Ward {1p}
. . At The Museum {1p}
. . and Queries (4p)

Volume 19 Number 4 - 1997 — Contents include:
. . Remembering The Essex and Kent Militiamen from the War of 1812-14 by Wilfred R. Lauber {3p}
. . The Old Stage Road Along Lake St. Claire by Principal Malcolm W. Wallace, FR. Hist., S. {4p}
. . The Annual Volunteer & Service Militia List of Canada 1863 & 1866 (2p)
. . As Memory Recalls The Old-Time Parlor from the Watford Guide, September 25th, 1936 {1p}
. . "Tracking Back" & The Blenheim & District Historical Society Mary Lou Little, Publications (1p}
. . Publishing and Searching for Genealogies {1p}
. . The Associaiton For The Preservation Of Ontario Land Record Documents & Kent County Restructuring Report by Wilson Kerr (1p)
. . & Message from the Chair by Pat Bedford (1p)

Volume 20 Number 1 - 1998 - Contents include:
. . Editor's Message (1p}
. . Financial Report {1p}
. . Just Two Stones - That's All / The Holmes Burying Ground by Muriel Smyth {3p}
. . Trade Conditions on the Thames (A letter to John Askin Esquire by Hugh Holmes.) {2p}
. . Seminar '98 - From Settlers to Satellites {1p}
. . letter from Mary M. zurBurg (re information in the Library of Michigan's genealogical collection) {1p}
. . letter from Ryan Taylor (re "Books You Need to do Genealogy in Ontario") {1p}
. . letter from Fallsbrook Publishing Inc. (re The "Gentle Johnston/es") {1p}
. . info re Johnston/e Clan in America {1p}
. . info re Kelly Clan Association Newsletter {1p}
. . Plaques Project / Historic Chatham {1p}
. . photo of Mrs. Wm. Henry Traxler c. 1880 {1p}
. . Union Memorial Service held Thamesville Presbyterian Church 1901 {1p}
. . Dowswell/Shepley family Bible mentioned {1p}
. . Canadian Militiamen Granted Medals for the Capture of Detroit by Wilfred R. Lauber {5p}
. . At The Museum by Dave Benson {1p}
. . Township Papers From The 3rd Edition of Genealogy In Ontario: Searching The Records {1p}
. . Letter from Russ Waller re a new series of books entilted Immigrants From England, 1800-1900 {1p}
. . Message from the Chair by Pete Woodcock {1p}
. . Queries {3p}


The Quarterly Newsletters are a benefit of membership in Kent Branch O.G.S. and are not allowed to be sold for a year. [This is policy set by the provincial Ontario Genealogical Society and as a Branch of that Society, Kent Branch must abide thereby.]


E.&O.E.

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