Invitation to the PEIGS February Public Meeting 20 February 2021

The Prince Edward island Genealogical Society invites you to their quarterly  public meeting to be held at The Carriage House, (behind Beaconsfield Historic House) 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown on Saturday 20th February 2021 from 2 to 4 p.m. The featured topic will be “How and Why to be Certified” Bill Glen,… [Read more]

November 2020 PEIGS Quarterly Public Meeting

The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society held their Quarterly public meeting on Saturday November 21st at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Drive, Charlottetown. The topic was timely with Mr. Owen Parkhouse, President of the PEI and NB branches of The Last Post Fund addressing the gathering. He shared his experience… [Read more]

PEIGS Annual General Meeting – Saturday 26 September 2020 – A Success!

The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society held its Annual General Meeting at Park Royal United Church, 11 Christie Drive, Charlottetown on Saturday 26 September 2020.   The guest speaker was Jill MacMicken-Wilson, Provincial Archivist from the PEI Public Archives and Records Office.  Jill shared her experience with the monumental task of moving their… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 22 February 2020

The PEI Genealogical Society held a well attended public meeting on Saturday, 22 February 2020 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. 2020 is the 300th anniversary of the founding of the colony of Île-Saint-Jean. In recognition of this significant event historian, author, and folklorist Georges Arsenault was… [Read more]

Genealogy Fair 2020 CANCELLED! “Who’s Your Mother” themed event put off until 2021

The annual 2020 PEI Genealogy Fair originally scheduled for May 2nd had previously been postponed in the hopes we could hold it at a future date in September.  Regretfully, we have decided to cancel it for 2020 due to ongoing uncertainty with larger gatherings midst the possible threat of a… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 16 November 2019

The PEI Genealogical Society (PEIGS) held a public meeting on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. The guest speaker was genealogist Linda Jean Nicholson who spoke on “Crossing ‘the pond’ for research and fun.” In her illustrated talk Linda Jean re-lived her… [Read more]

Public Meeting PEIGS – Saturday 28 September 2019

The PEI Genealogical Society held a public meeting on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 at the Carriage House located at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown. The guest speaker was Linda Libby speaking on “DNA – Challenges to its effective use as a Genealogical Tool.” Like many other current family researchers Linda… [Read more]

PEI Genealogy Fair 27 April 2019

Our 3rd Annual Genealogy Fair was a very successful event with around 80 people in attendance on 27 April 2019. It went from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 10 Northridge Parkway, Charlottetown, PEI. Registration was at the door. (There was, as… [Read more]

PEIGS Public Meeting – 17 November 2018

  The PEI Genealogical Society held a public meeting on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House, in Charlottetown. The guest speaker was Mr. Hillard MacKinnon who spoke on the two books that he has published: “Donald McPhee of Brae, PEI and His Descendants” and “Richard Garrett of Fairfield,… [Read more]

PEIGS Public Meeting RESCHEDULED to 9 March 2019

The PEI Genealogical Society held a public meeting on Saturday, 9th March 2019 at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House in Charlottetown.  The guest speaker was Louise Morris, speaking on “Breaking Down Brick Walls using DNA”. Louise took those assembled on a journey of breaking down brick walls that was made possible through… [Read more]