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8 March 2015 - African-American Genealogical Society - 25th Anniversary Dinner. Guest speaker is Clarence Bozeman, former driver for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., accomplished educator and lecturer on civil rights. 3 p.m.--6:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Hotel--Cleveland South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio.
7 March 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Finding More Genealogical Treasures in Birth and Death Records." What additional information can we find in these records? How can we find birth and death information if there is no official birth and death certificate? 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
2 March 2015 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Courthouse Records: An Overlooked Source?" by Thomas Neel. 7:30 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio.
4 May 2015 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Looking for Irish Ancestors," by Jane Gramwell. 7:30p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio.
1 June 2015 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - Installation of officers for 2015-2017. Dinner and program details to be announced. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio.
4 March 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
18 March 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - “Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest, Part III Evaluating, Organizing and Sharing Your Genealogical and Family History Information." Presented by Debby Basiewicz, Cuyahoga West Vice President and Program Chair. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
1 April 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
2 March 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Oral History and Memory," by Kenneth Bindas, PhD. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
6 April 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Cleveland: Then and Now," by John Grabowski, PhD. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
4 May 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "In Their Footsteps: A Journey to the Past of 2 Intertwined Families," by Sandra Beane Milton. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
1 June 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "A Fun Look at Fashion from Victorian Times to the Present Day," by Stacie Murry. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
6 July 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "The Red Cross Volunteer Services During WWII," by Eileen Giunta. Potluck. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 August 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Creating a Family Archives at Home," by Tom Neel. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 September 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Fort Meigs and the War of 1812 in Ohio," by Scott Lonsdale. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
5 October 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Using Maps for Genealogical Research," by Julie Wilson. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
5 November 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Church Records: How to Discover your Religious Heritage," by Sunny McClellan Morton. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
7 December 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Holiday Traditions from Around the World," by Summit County Historical Society. Holiday Celebration. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
19 March 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Jim Hachtel. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
16 April 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30. Meeting at 7 p.m. followed by a program. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 May 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Chris Hart. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
18 June 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Bill Boone. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
16 July 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Homecoming Picnic and get-together. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
20 August 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Frank Bullock. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
17 September 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Program by Deb Deal. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
15 October 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Treasures in the Attic," by Mike LeMay and George Barnes. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
19 November 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. followed by a program. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
17 December 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Holiday Party. Presentation of new Fairfield County Pioneers. Bring a covered dish and a gift for the "white elephant" exchange. 6:30 p.m. Phone 740-653-2573 for location. , Lancaster, Ohio.
10 Mar 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "DNA Research for the Genealogist," by Richard Juergens. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
14 April 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "Resources Available at the Library," by Donna Christian of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
12 May 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "Richly Dressed and Handsome Appearances--1790's Clothing Styles of Native Americans," by Jen Christensen. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
9 June 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "WW I and WW II Records--Finding Them Online," by Marge Waterfield. Annual Banquet. 6:30 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
10 October 2015 - Gallia County Chapter, OGS - Annual Lineage Banquet. 6 p.m. St. Parish Hall, Fourth and State, Gallipolis, Ohio.
10 March 2015 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Solving Puzzles Using Probate Records, by Chris Staats. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
14 April 2015 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Using Shutterfly for Short Family Stories," by Sarah Prueter. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
12 May 2015 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Two Cleveland Celebrities--Bob Hope and Chef Boyardee," by Deborah Abbott. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
9 Jun 2015 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Pre--1850 Researching," by Margaret Cheney. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
18 April 2015 - Hamilton County Chapter, OGS - Annual Seminar with Jerry Smith, CG. "Records of the New Jersey Proprietors," "Early Pennsylvania Research from Afar," "Obituaries--From Humor to Horror," "Finding Land--Less Ancestors." 8: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mill Race Banquet Center, 1515 West Sharon Road, Winton Woods Great Park, Cincinnati, Ohio.
7 March 2015 - Lawrence County Chapter, OGS - "Tombstone Preservation," by Jay Russell. 1 p.m. Briggs Librfary, 321 S 4th Street, Ironton, Ohio.
12 April 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Annual dinner (reservations required) and induction of new members into First Families of Licking County. Program - "The Charles and Patricia Buser Collection of research materials on Native American cultures," by John Crissinger. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
4 May 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - 6 p.m. Annual field trip to Licking County Recorder's Office for land record research. Staff members will be on hand to aid you in your research and making copies of deeds. A nominal fee is charged for your copies. We are asking for monetary donations for the Licking County food bank. No admittance after 6:15 p.m. Licking County Recorder's Office, 20 South Second Street, Newark, Ohio.
1 June 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "German Microfiche Records and Migration to America," by Barb Bauer. 6:30 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
6 July 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Welsh Society," by Rev. Stacy Evans. 6:30 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
3 August 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Summer Potluck, bring a covered dish or dessert to share. Table service and beverages furnished. Induction of new members into the Society of civil War Families of Licking County. "Veteran Genealogy" by Doug Stout. 5:30 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
13 September 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Kelly Family Tree," by Sunda Peters. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
4 October 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "War of 1812," by Eric Johnson. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
1 November 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "History of the National Road," by Doug Smith. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
6 December 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Annual Christmas Party. Light refreshments will be provided. Please bring a monetary donation for the Licking County food bank. Open forum with experts to answer your genealogy questions. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
16 March 2015 - Mahoning County Chapter, OGS - "Trumbull County Probate Records/Archives," by Judge James Fredericka and Lynn Wallace-Smith. 7 p.m. St Charles Ministry Center, 7345 West View Drive, Boardman, Ohio.
20 April 2015 - Mahoning County Chapter, OGS - "Telling Your Ancestory's Stories," by Jocelyn Dabney. 7 p.m. St Charles Ministry Center, 7345 West View Drive, Boardman, Ohio.
18 May 2015 - Mahoning County Chapter, OGS - "Daughters of the American Revolution," by Margie Diver. 7 p.m. St Charles Ministry Center, 7345 West View Drive, Boardman, Ohio.
8 June 2015 - Mahoning County Chapter, OGS - "Tracing Family, The Saltana Tragedy," by Sue Bell. 7 p.m. St Charles Ministry Center, 7345 West View Drive, Boardman, Ohio.
7 March 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "The First Ladies of Ohio," by Sherry Hall. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
4 April 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - First Family/Civil War Banquet; "The Steamship Santana," by Fred Malone. Reservations required for the dinner. 10 a.m. Prospect United Methodist Church, 185 S Prospect Street, Marion, Ohio.
2 May 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Lizzie of Marion," by Mary Kathleen Tripp. Author Deb Lape will be attending with her book available for sale.k 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
6 June 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Sawyer Park and Sanitarium," by Randy Winland. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
11 July 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Records in the Marion County Recorder's Office," by Karen Douglas. Time available for research after meeting. 10 a.m. 222 W. Center Street, Marion, Ohio.
1 August 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Underground Railroad Quilts," by Becky Neill. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
12 September 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Indians of Ohio, A Chapter in Native American Research," by Tom Neel. 10 a.m. Marion Public Library, 445 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
3 October 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - Round Table Discussion. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
7 November 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Civil War Music," by Steve Ball. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Socioety, 169 E Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
5 December 2015 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - Annual Christmas Party. Reservations required for the dinner. 10 a.m. Prospect United Methodist Church, 185 S Prospect Street, Marion, Ohio.
7 March 2015 - Miami County Chapter, OGS - "Routes for Routes" workshop. Registration 8:15 a.m., classes begin 9:15 a.m. Lunch at local restaurants or bring your own. Advance registration by 1 March is $15; walk-ins $20. Speakers: Peggy Lauritzen, AG, census and township records; Erin Pence, German genealogy and recording family history with mobile tech; Kathleen Reed, DNA and genealogy; Joanne Yeck, family history to local history; Amie Tennant, basic and advanced research using FamilySearch.org. Fort Piqua Plaza Conference Center, 308 North Main Street, Piqua, Ohio.
14 March 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding Your DNA Results," by Debra Dunbar Nowell. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
9 May 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Researching German Newspapers," by Jeffrey G. Herbert. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
13 June 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Black Sheep Ancestors," by Kathy Reed. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
11 July 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Organizing Your Files and the Mess on Your Desk," by Kelli Bergheimer. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
8 August 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - Field Trip to the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. 10 a.m.--4 p.m. , Dayton, Ohio.
12 September 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "One Man's Hunt for Civil War Grave Sites," by Harold George. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
17 October 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - Annual Genealogy Seminar featuring Curt B. Witcher. 9 a.m.-- 4 p.m. Delco Park Meeting Place, 1701 Delco Park Drive, Kettering, Ohio.
14 November 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Free Genealogy Resources on the Web," by Dana Palmer. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
12 December 2015 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - Holiday Party, Show and Tell, Installation of 2016 Officers. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
28 March 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "History of Chesterville," by Pat Ebersole, retired teacher and local historian. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
25 April 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Brought in a Little Black Bag," by Joanne Fitzgerald. First Families Luncheon. Location TBD. 12 noon. , Mount Gilead, Ohio.
23 May 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Yesterday Schools," by Susan Dice, retired teacher. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
22 August 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Working with Local Court Records," by Tom Neel, OGS Library Director. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
26 September 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Antidotes and Historical acts of Tracing Your Family," by Carl Mumford. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
24 October 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Old Photos," by Gail Martin, Director, Marion Historical Society. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
21 November 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "History of the Morrow County Home," by Phyllis Miller, retired teacher and local historian. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, Ohio.
21 March 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Defining Your Dash, Obituary Writing," by Stacey Adger. 1 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
23 April 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Probate Court Records," by Judge Philip A. Mayer. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
28 May 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "The Urie Family, A Richland County Pioneer Family," by David Kowalka. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
25 June 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Ohio's Role in the Choice of Lincoln," by Randall Buchman. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
17 July 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - Chapter Lock-In at the OGS Library. 6 p.m. to Midnight. Cost is $10 per person, includes meal. Must pre-register. Contact Marleen Applegate at mragenealogy@gmail.com. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
27 August 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - OGS Lineage Banquet, $10 per person, must pre-register at mragenealogy@gmail.com. "Sinners Not Saints, An Introduction to Your Ancestor's Dark Side," by Thomas S Neel. 6 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
24 September 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding Heredity & Coats of Arms," by Linda Hills. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
22 October 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "John Chapman's Westward Journey," by William Kerrigan. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohop.
21 March 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Prepare for Your Research Trips," by Judy Davis, chapter member. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
18 April 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Uncle Sam's Records," by Debbie Mayes. 1:30 p.m. Tallmadge Branch Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge, Ohio.
18 July 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "DPLA Ddigitizing by Carla Cegielski. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has been described as a virtual library of Americana that's free and accessible to all. Learn to navigate the site and identify relevant resources. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
22 August 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Discovering Your German Ancestors," with James Beidler. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
19 September 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Court Houses and Deeds," by Julie Wilson, chapter member. 1:30 p.m. Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 3rd Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
17 October 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Clues to Your Ancestors in the Newspaper," by Tom Neel, OGS Library Director. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
23 October 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - Late Night at the Library. 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
21 March 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Unearthing Your Roots Using Ohio's Papers on Chronicling America," by Jenni Salamon. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.
18 April 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Ohio Home of the Wright Brothers," by Louis Chmiel. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.