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The Norfolk County Archives offers a variety of events, from guest speakers to genealogy workshops.

Chief Joseph Brant's Family History

Genealogy Speaker Mini Series: Jenna Lemay, Chief Joseph Brant’s Family History

Join us for an online presentation!  We will be discussing a project to document descendants of the famous Mohawk chief Joseph Brant (1743-1807).

Description: This presentation will discuss a project to document descendants of the famous Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant (1743-1807). It will describe Brant’s family, including his children and documented grandchildren. Furthermore, Jenna will share the research methodology and problems encountered.

The Norfolk County Archives is pleased to offer this presentation through Zoom. Enjoy the event from the comfort of your home. Lastly, we kindly thank you for your support through your choice of donation.

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Bio: Jenna Lemay has been involved in genealogical research for over 10 years and has been working in the Archives and Public History sector for almost as long. Working in the archives of a former Residential School and living on traditional Anishinaabe territory in Northern Ontario, she specializes in First Nations and Métis ancestry research. Jenna has worked with many clients to help them understand whether or not they have Indigenous ancestry and whether they are eligible for Indigenous status under the Canadian Federal government.

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