|Bruce and Grey Branch of OGS encompasses the two Counties of Bruce and Grey, which are located in the most northerly area of southwestern Ontario. BGOGS' goal is to promote genealogical interest with special emphasis in Bruce and Grey Counties. With members from not only Bruce and Grey Counties, but all over the world, BGOGS is well known for its genealogical networking through meetings, informative newsletters, varied publications for sale and helpful query editors specializing in each county. We welcome all who are interested in the pursuit of their family roots.|
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2013 BRUCE GREY BRANCH FAMILY STORY CONTEST: KEN YOUNG FAMILY STORY FOR GREY COUNTY AND BETTY WILSON FAMILY STORY FOR BRUCE COUNTY:
The Bruce & Grey Branch of O. G. S. is looking for the story of your ancestor or family in Bruce or Grey County for their second family story contest.
Eligibility: Anyone may now submit a story about their ancestor or family as long as the content is Bruce or Grey County. You do not have to be a member of BGOGS or OGS.
Entry: Your story must be a previously unpublished work in essay form, 800 to 1500 words in length telling of the arrival, the life, or other interesting detail of your family in Bruce or Grey County. It must also include your name and contact information.
Deadline: Please submit your entry by e-mail to email@example.com or by regular mail to BGOGS, Box 66, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 5P1.
Judging: All entries will be reviewed by a panel of branch members selected by the Executive who will choose the most interesting and well presented stories to receive the awards.
The Award: The winners will receive a Certificate of Achievment and the Township CD of their choice. The winning stories will be published in the Branch Newsletter with the author retaining the copyright. The awards will be presented at the Bruce Grey Annual Fall Event in 2013..
We are looking for queries for our newsletter. You don't have to be a member of BGOGS to submit one. Research Requests will no longer be handled over email. Please go to our How to submit a query or request research page.
Thanks to all the Volunteers at BGOGS who just keep producing more publications for sale. Without you our publication page would not be possible. Special thanks to Betty Siegrist who does all the photo-copying of publications for our branch.
New: Check Our Publication Page for:Township CD's, cost $25.00 + $5.00 postage each individual Township not Counties. U. S. customers please enclose $7.00 to cover postage. Surname Collection Volume 2 on 6 CD's, $50.00 + $12.00 postage. Wiarton Newspapers 1879-1948 on CD. $50.00 + $5.00 postage. (Printed version would cost $435.00). Owen Sound Newspapers bmd's 1851-1902 on CD. $35.00 + $5.00 postage. (Printed version would cost $250.00). New printed version (not on CD)of bmd's from Owen Sound Advertiser 1903-1904, Owen Sound Times 1902, Owen Sound Times 1903, Owen Sound Times 1904., Owen SoundTimes 1905, Owen Sound Sun 1903, Owen Sound Sun 1904- 1905, Owen Sound Advertiser 1906. Check our publication page for prices.
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This site updated: Nov. 16, 2012
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