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

June 25 – 4:00 PM – Stream A – Researching Canadian Farmers: Your Ancestor was not Just a Farmer

Summary: 

Was your ancestor “just a farmer”? If so, was that all he/she was? Social history of the farming family reveals much for genealogists.  

Outline:  

I Historical farming in Canada 
II How farming was different in other countries 
III Importance of farming to the settling of regions 
IV Issues and problems for the farmers 
V Ways to learn about your farming ancestors  

Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD – This link will take you to Jean’s speaker page where you will find a video interview about her talks and a little bit of personal family history information.

Thank you Jean! [submitted by Penny Allen]

Jean Hibben