HOME PAGE Nipissing District Branch - Ontario Genealogical Society

Serving the Districts of Nipissing, Temiskaming and Parry Sound since 1979

The Nipissing District Branch of OGS is a non-profit organization of people
sharing an interest in genealogy and family history research.

Ontario map - Nipissing

» Annoucements
» Post 1901 Census Project Web Site
» Meetings
» Membership
» Research Services new
» Local Researcher for Hire
» Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
» Branch Library
» Publications updated
» Branch Resources
» Community Resources
» VITAL STATISTICS - Some Early Nipissing District Births
» VITAL STATISTICS - Some Early Nipissing District Marriages
» VITAL STATISTICS - Some Early Nipissing District Deaths
» 1891 CENSUS - Surname Index for Nipissing and Sudbury Districts
» Links To Other Nipissing Area Web Pages
» How To Contact Us


Branch Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month (EXCEPT July and August) at 7:00 PM - at Omond Mermorial Church, 319 McKenzie Court, North Bay, Ontario.

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Anyone joining a branch of The Ontario Genealogical Society must also join the Provincial organization. Memberships should be submitted to the Provincial OGS office. Charitable receipts can only be issued by the Provincial office.

Nipissing Branch membership fees for 2005 are:

Individual... $10.00 plus applicable OGS fee
Family ........$10.00 plus applicable OGS fee
Institution..... $10.00 plus applicable OGS fee

Please use the Ontario Genealogical Society link below to obtain further information on OGS membership.

Ontario Genealogical Society

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Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid

All Nipissing District Cemeteries have been transcribed and an index of names is available on the "Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid" web page.

To see if your ancestor's name appears in our transcripts you can search the the OCFA home page for further information.

If you find an ancestor in the OCFA indexes and would like further information, you can purchase a copy of the cemetery transcript from our publications page or submit a research request.

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Branch Library

The Nipissing Branch Library is located in the Joan Duquette Room on the second floor of the North Bay Public Library. The Library is staffed on a voluntary basis by members of our branch.

Our hours are Wednesday to Friday : 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The Public Library's schedule takes precedence over our hours. We are closed on statutory holidays. To confirm the Public Library's hours call the North Bay Public Library at (705) 474-4830

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Branch Resources

The following is a list of some of the holdings in our library:
» Local histories.
» Family histories.
» Newsletters from other OGS branches.
» Newsletters from other national & international organizations.
» Many "How To" books.
» Materials for many districts/counties in Ontario.
» Materials for many Provinces of Canada.
» Loyalist research materials.
» Research helps for other North American and European countries.
» Microfilmed records of early Methodist baptisms in Ontario.

We also have Church Records for the following North Bay Churches:
» St. Andrew's United (early Presbyterian).
» Trinity United (early Methodist).
» St. John's Anglican.
» First Baptist (early marriages).
» St. Mary's on the Lake (early R.C.).
» St. Andrew's United, Sturgeon Falls Ontario

See our publications page for a list of cemeteries of the Nipissing District that have been transcribed, are in our library and are available for purchase.

In addition, The North Bay Public Library has the following holdings:
» Census records on microfilm.
» Indexes to Ontario Vital Statistics on microfilm.
» The North Bay Nugget on microfilm.
» A book of cemetery monumental transcriptions for Parry Sound & Muskoka.

» Roman Catholic parish records for Northern and Eastern Ontario.
» A large collection of other genealogical holdings.

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Community Resources

The following organizations and businesses are a source of research resources in this district that would be of interest to genealogists and family history researchers:


Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day
Saints Family History Center
988 Airport Road
North Bay, ON, (705) 474-9205
McGuinty Funeral Home
591 Cassells Street
North Bay, ON.. P1B 3Z8
(705) 472-8520
Discovery North Bay
100 Ferguson Street
North Bay, ON.. P1B 1W8
(705) 476-2323
Mattawa Museum
285 1 St.
Mattawa, ON.. P0H 1V0
(705) 744-5495
Land Registry Office
360 Plouffe Street
North Bay, ON..
P1B 9L5
Musee Sturgeon River House Museum
Springer Township
P.O. Box 1390
Sturgeon Falls, ON, P0H 2G0
(705) 753-4716 or 753-0570 off-season

Martyn Funeral Home
464 Wyld Street
North Bay, ON.
P1B 1Z5
(705) 472-8810

North Bay Public Library
271 Worthington St. East
North Bay, ON.. P1B 1H1
(705) 474-4830 or
AV and Research Dept. (705) 474-3332

Ontario Court (General Division) Estate Office
360 Plouffe Street
North Bay, ON..
P1B 9L5


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Links To Other Nipissing Area Web Pages

City Of North Bay

North Bay Public Library

Sudbury District Branch - Ontario Genealogical Society

Temiskaming Genealogy Group

Upper Ottawa Valley Genealogy Group

Some Nipissing History

Institute for Community Studies and Oral History, Nipissing University

Pastforward (Doug MacKey)

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Local Researchers for Hire

Please Note: The names and addresses listed here have been supplied by the researchers. The Nipissing District Branch OGS will not be held responsible for any errors, omissions, or claims resulting from your privately contracting with these persons.

Tammy Priolo will do Ontario and English research/consultations/beginner workshops.
For rates and arrangements contact by writing to:
16 Killare Street, North Bay, Ontario, P1A 4J2, Canada.
Phone: 1-705-495-3261
Email info@ancestorinvestigator.com
Website http://www.ancestorinvestigator.com

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How To Contact Us

Our Mailing Address is:

Nipissing District Branch OGS
P.O. Box 93
North Bay, ON
P1B 8G8

Or send us an e-mail: nipissing@ogs.on.ca

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