ogs-logo2-trans.gifWaterloo Region Branch,

Ontario Genealogical Society





Contact: watogs@yahoo.com for questions


We meet at 10 Lorraine Avenue, Kitchener, Ontario. The second Thursday of each month September though May at 7pm. You don't have be a member to our attend our free meetings, there is comfortable seating and ample parking.




Some of our upcoming meetings


February 12th Terry Schwan - Author


"The Historic Schwan Breweries, with abridged family genealogy"


Will talk about brewing enterprises of Jakob Kuntz, his daughter Ludovica (Louisa) and her husband Wilhelm Schwan.


7pm - 10 Lorraine Dr., Kitchener, Ontario



March 12th Diane Strickler


The Maryhill Historical Society


Diane will talk about the resources and mission of the Maryhill Historical Society and of the families of the area


7pm - 10 Lorraine Dr., Kitchener, Ontario


April 9th - Marion Roes


All About Undertaking: Funeral Businesses and Practises in Waterloo County.


7pm - 10 Lorraine Dr., Kitchener, Ontario



May 14th - Field Trip To Mennonite Archives of Ontario



The Branch will treated with a tour of the newly The Mennonite Archives of Ontario collects and preserves archival materials that reflect the religious, cultural and organizational life of Mennonite, Amish and other related groups in Ontario and makes them available to anyone with a legitimate research interest.


Conrad Grebel Univesity College

140 Westmount Rd, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6




Our latest branch publications on CD


Recently reread and published is our North Dumfries Township Cemeteries $15.


Also new this year is the Bauman/Bowman Family CD which is a preliminary family history of 2917 pages, nearly 8,000 individuals. Its purpose is to share information Waterloo Region Generations have collected on this family and to encourage the correction and enhancement of the information. $20. 


This joins other family CDs collection: Bechtel, Bergey, Biehn, Bricker, Eby, Erb, Groh, Hallman, Hoffman, Lichty, Martin, Snyder, Shantz, Wanner and Weber all available for $20 each.


Processing and mailing charges. Email Paul at publicationswatogs@yahoo.com for details.


1-4 CDs $7.00

5-7 CDs $8.30

8 CDs $9.00

9-11 CDs $10.30

12-13 CDs $11.50



See our Cemetery Pages


Research Services