Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
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The Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is a branch of a non-profit organization of people who share interest in genealogy and family history. The Branch was first organized in March 1982. There are about 250 members. Any person or institution interested in supporting the branch is welcome to apply for membership.
Our Lookup Policy - how you can get copies of some of the indexed material on this site
How you can help Support the Elgin OGS Web site. We need your support to continue our policy of making most of our indexes and transcriptions FREE online for you.
The Talbot Times Newsletter - Our quarterly Newsletter - Back issues are online and current issues with your Branch membership.
Branch Meetings and Calendar of Branch events. - Our annual calendar of meetings and events.
The Talbot Settlement - An important part of Elgin County settlement.
News - Current topics of interest to Elgin Researchers
The Elgin OGS Branch Library - The branch library is located in the George Thorman Room of the St. Thomas Public Library and accessible for research during the open hours of the public library. If you are planning a visit to do research at the St. Thomas Library check out the online Finding Aid for the Elgin OGS collection at the George Thorman Room. Those interested in using the collection of the Elgin OGS or the material housed in the George Thorman Room are advised to reserve a microfilm reader by phoning in advance (St. Thomas Public Library, 519/631-6050).
Elgin County O. G. S.
St. Thomas, Ontario
N5P 0B5, Canada
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Driving directions to St. Thomas, Ontario - St. Thomas is the county seat for Elgin County. The Townships given are those used before 1980.
Elgin County, Ontario is located on the north Shore of Lake Erie, halfway between Detroit, Michigan and Buffalo, New York.