Ontario Ancestors Conference 2022 The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa
The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa

Andrea Lister

Absolutely Literate – Andrea is focussed on researching and sharing community history. She has been writing, editing, and teaching about sharing history for more than two decades. 

Andrea has a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of British Columbia. Andrea is a historian whose ancestors came from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Germany and settled in North America as early as 1620 and as recently as 1923. She was born and raised in British Columbia’s lower mainland.  

Date: June 25

Time: 3:00 PM 

Stream: B 

Session: Prison and Court Records

Prison and court records can tell you a lot about your ancestors and their lives from legal battles to criminal activity.  

An interview with Andrea about her two talks in June as well as a bit of her experiences researching her family history

Date: June 26

Time: 4:00 PM 

Stream: A 

Session: Finding Family in Nova Scotia

An overview of sources for finding family in the province of Nova Scotia. Includes discussion of records related to Mi’kmaq, Acadian, Black, and European people.  

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