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.
Branch Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month (EXCEPT July and August and January) at 1:00 PM - at the Board Room of the North Bay Public Library, 271 Worthington Street East, North Bay, Ontario.
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 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
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 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.
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
VIEW LIBRARY HOLDINGS IN EXCEL FILE
Note: Once the file is open, you can search for specific items in the file or you can add a filter on one of the columns to view only the items you want. For example add an autofilter to column C and choose "Nipissing" to view only those items.
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. These 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.
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
Family History Center
988 Airport Road
North Bay, ON,
|McGuinty Funeral Home
591 Cassells Street
North Bay, ON.. P1B 3Z8
|Discovery North Bay
100 Ferguson Street
North Bay, ON.. P1B 1W8
285 1 St.
Mattawa, ON.. P0H 1V0
|Land Registry Office
360 Plouffe Street
North Bay, ON..
|Musee Sturgeon River House Museum
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.
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..
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.
About this Website...
This Home Page was designed and maintained
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from 01 Jan 1999 to 20 March 2004 with a total of 27175 visitors
This Nipissing District OGS web site was located at http://www.rootsweb.com/~onnbogs/index.html
from 20 March 2004 to 20 June 2009.
On 20 June 2009 this web site was moved and is now hosted by OGS at:
http://nipissing.ogs.on.ca/ and http://ogs.on.ca/nipissing/
It is maintained by F. Noel.
Last updated: 26 March 2012
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