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18 September 2016 - Allen County Chapter, OGS - "Finding Women's Records" by Janice Loveland, PhD and "Revealing FamilySearch Tips" by Karen Jones. Registration 1:30 p.m. and fee requested. 2 p.m. Allen County Museum, 650 West Market Street, Lima, Ohio.
16 October 2016 - Allen County Chapter, OGS - "What Else Is in the Newspaper?" by Jenniford Alford. 2 p.m. Allen County Museum, 650 West Market Street, Lima, Ohio.
1 August 2016 - Butler County Chapter, OGS - BCOGS Volunteers will speak briefly on the resources that are available in this facility. Afterward they will be available to assist in doing research. 10 a.m. Butler County Record Center and Archives, Hamilton, Ohio.
17 September 2016 - Butler County Chapter, OGS - "Beginning German Genealogy," by Bob Rau. 7 p.m. MidPointe Library, West Chester, Ohio.
22 October 2016 - Butler County Chapter, OGS - The Historical Societies staff will speak on the resources that are available in this facility. Afterwards the Staff and Genealogists from the Butler County Chapter of OGS will be available to assist in doing research. 10 a.m. BCHS Museum Reference Library at Butler County Historical Society, Hamilton, Ohio.
15 November 2016 - Butler County Chapter, OGS - Join us as Pam White and Nancy Porter present another “Butler County Roadshow”. The deadline for Submissions is April 30. 7 p.m. MidPointe Library, West Chester, Ohio.
12 September 2016 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Research in the Western Reserve Before 1850," by Jane Gramlich. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
3 October 2016 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Using Y-DNA in Genealogy," by Terry Blair. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, OHio.
7 November 2016 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Slovenian Genealogy," by Rose Marie Jisa. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
5 December 2016 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "The U.S. Federal Census," by Linda Freeman. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
17 August 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Annual Summer Luncheon for members and guests. RSVP by August 12. Arrabiata's Italian Restaurant, 600 Dover Center Road, Bay Village, Ohio.
7 September 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free family history research help session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
21 September 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Storage & Preservation of Family Archival Photos, Documents, and Heirlooms: How to Do It Yourself at Home," by Jennifer Nieves. 6:30 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
5 October 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free family history research help session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
19 October 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Cemetery Art ad Tombstone Inscriptions," by Doris Gorgas. 6:30 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
2 November 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free family history research help session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
16 November 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Urban Genealogy: finding ancestors in city directories, urban and suburban maps, voting rec ords, local histories and other rich local records." 6:30 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
14 December 2016 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon. Place TBA. 1 p.m. , Westlake, Ohio.
2 August 2016 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "A General Talk about Ohio Genealogical Society," by Russ Pollitt. 7:30 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 874 East Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio.
6 September 2016 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding Your DNA Results," by Amy Nowell. 7:30 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 874 East Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio.
4 October 2016 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "Ohio Quilts," by Rebecca Odom. 7:30 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 874 East Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio.
1 November 2016 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "The Stratford Ecological Society and the Lost Cemetery," by John Tetz. 7:30 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 874 East Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio.
1 August 2016 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Tweets, Pokes and Blogs--Expanding Your Genealogical Research Through the Use of Social Media," by Margaret Cheney. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
1 September 2016 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Entertainment of the Early 1900s," by Mandy Altimus Pond. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 October 2016 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "When Descendants Become Ancestors," by David Kendall. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 November 2016 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "The Firelands of Ohio: History and Records," by Henry Timman. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
5 December 2016 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "'Not Online' Doesn't Mean Out of Reach," by Chris Staats. Holiday Celebration. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
18 Aug 2016 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting at 7 p.m. followed by a presentation by Russ Pollitt, Columbus Metro Library. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
15 September 2016 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting at 7 p.m. followed by a program by Deb Deal on WIKI. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
20 October 2016 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting at 7 p.m. followed by the program, "Treasures in the Attic" by Mike LeMay and George Barnes. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
17 November 2016 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.; Meeting at 7 p.m. followed by a presentation by Carolyn Tilley. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
15 December 2016 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Holiday Party at Griley House and Museum, Baltimore. Call 740-653-2573 for location information. Presentation of new Fairfield County Pioneers and Settlers. Bring a covered dish and a gift for the "white elephant" exchange. 6:30 p.m. Griley House and Museum, Baltimore, Ohio.
18 February 2017 - Florida Chapter, OGS - Annual Conference of Florida Chapter OGS. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. , Ocoee, Florida.
13 September 2016 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Researching Church Records," by Sunny McClellan Morton. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
11 October 2016 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "Penmanship--Back in the Day," by Cheryl McClellan. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
8 November 2016 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - Program TBA. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
1 August 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Annual Potluck - Please bring a covered dish or dessert to share; beverages and table service provided. Induction of new members into the Society of Civil War Veterans of Licking County, Ohio. "Interesting Licking County Gravestones and their Symbolism," by Beth Santore. 5:30 p.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
10 September 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Open Forum 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark , Ohio.
11 September 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Top Ten Books on Irish Genealogy," by Deidre McIntyre. 2 p.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
2 October 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Using Vital Records Substitutes," by Amy Johnson Crow. 2 p.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
8 October 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Open Forum 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
2 November 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Tracing Family History in Ohio" by Tom Neel. 2 p.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
12 November 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Open Forum 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration 9:30 a.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
4 December 2016 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - Christmas Party - light refreshments will be provided. 2 p.m. Meeting Room A, Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
8 August 2016 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "How to Prepare a Lineage Application," by Margaret Cheney. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
12 September 2016 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "Looking for Lizzie," by Debra Lape with Mary Kathleen Tripp. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
10 October - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "When Descendants Become Ancestors," by David Kendall. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
14 November 2016 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "Locating Your Ancestors' Naturalization Records and Learning about the Secrets They Hold," by Ken Bravo. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Road, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
10 September 2016 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Behind the Ropes at the Harding Home," by Sherry Hall. 10 a.m. Marion Public Library, 445 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
1 October 2016 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Marion Then and Now," by Randy Winland and Mike Perry. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Society Auditorium, 169 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio.
16 August 2016 - Miami County Chapter, OGS - "Grandma's a Cherokee Princess, Now What?" by Annie Tennant. 6:30 p.m. PIqua Public Library, 116 West HIgh Street, Piqua, Ohio.
18 October 2016 - Miami County Chapter, OGS - "Tales of the Forest Hill Cemetery," by Jim Roth. 6:30 p.m. PIqua Public Library, 116 West HIgh Street, Piqua, Pjop.
13 August 2016 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Kentucky Online Resources--Maximizing Your Search of the Bluegrass State," by Elaine Kuhn. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
10 September 2016 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "How Land Records Can Open Doors in Your Research," by Jennifer Alford. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
15 October 2016 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - Annual Genealogy Seminar featuring nationally known speaker Amy Johnson Crow (see the flyer at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmontgs/savethedate2016.pdf) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fairview United Methodist Church, 828 West Fairview Avenue, Dayton, Ohio.
12 November 2016 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding Boundary Changes in Genealogy Research," by Dana Palmer. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
10 December 2016 - Montgomery County Chapter, OGS - Holiday Party and Genealogy Show and Tell. 1 p.m. Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio.
27 August 2016 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - Program to be announced. 2 p.m. Mt. Gilead Public Library Genealogy Annex, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
24 September 2016 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Victoria Woodhull, First Woman to Run for President of the United States, 1872," portrayal by Mary Kate Tripp. 2 p.m. Mt. Gilead Public Library Genealogy Annex, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
22 October 2016 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Turn of the Century Scots Irish Historical Folk Songs," by Brad Williams. 2 p.m. Mt. Gilead Public Library Genealogy Annex, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
19 November 2016 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - Bring your favorite Genealogical Treasure to Share. 2 p.m. Mt. Gilead Public Library Genealogy Annex, Mt. Gilead, Ohio.
27 August 2016 - Noble County Chapter, OGSPotluck Picnic with tour of cemetery. Time and Place to be determined. , Caldwell, Ohio.
24 September 2016 - Noble County Chapter, OGSMeeting at 11 a.m. Library Annex, Caldwell, Ohio.
22 October 2016 - Noble County Chapter, OGSMeeting at 11 a.m. Library Annex, Caldwell, Ohio.
19 November 2016 - Noble County Chapter, OGSHoliday Party - Bring a dessert and a Christmas Decoration. Officers to furnish drinks, cups, napkins, small places. The genealogy group will decorate the annex for the Christmas season. Bring a decoration; many hands make light work. 11 a.m. Library Annex, Caldwell, Ohio.
9 August 2016 - Shelby County Chapter, OGS - "Have you Seen Me? Missing Children and Proof of Parentage," by Amy Bowser. 7 p.m. Ross Historical Center, 201 North Main Street, Sidney, Ohio.
13 September 2016 - Shelby County Chapter, OGS - "How Do You take Family Stories and put in a Book," by James E. Ryhal. 7 p.m. Ross Historical Center, 201 North Main Street, Sidney, Ohio.
11 October 2016 - Shelby County Chapter, OGS - "Old Family Photos tell Us a Lot:: Let's Take a Look," by Cynthia Freed. 7 p.m. Ross Historical Center, 201 North Main Street, Sidney, Ohio.
8 November 2016 - Shelby County Chapter, OGS - "Day of the Dead," by Raymond Crump. 7 p.m. Shelby County Historical Society Annex, 115 North Street, Sidney, Ohio.
25 August 2016 - Southern Ohio Genealogical Society, OGS - "Ghost Walk" in conjunction with the Highland County Historical Society. 6 p.m. Hillsboro Cemeteryy, Hillsboro, Ohio.
13 August 2016 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - "Source Citations for Genealogists," by Cheryl Abernathy. 10 a.m. Stark County District Library, 715 Market Ave North, Canton, Ohio.
15 October 2016 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Serendipity in Genealogy," by Margaret Cheney. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High St, Akron, Ohio.
21 October 2016 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - The Akron-Summit Public Library will hold a late night for Special Collections on October 21, 2016 at the main branch. Late night starts at 6:30 PM. Assistance in researching will be available. Snacks will be provided and there will be a drawing. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S High St, Akron, Ohio.
15 August 2016 - Wyandot County Chapter, OGS - "Carey, Ohio, History," by Ted Reinhart. 6:30 p.m. Upper Sandusky Community Library, Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
19 September 2016 - Wyandot County Chapter, OGS - Gunny Sgt. Jacob A Cowan USMC will be the speaker. 6:30 p.m. Upper Sandusky Community Library, Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
17 October 2016 - Wyandot County Chapter, OGS - Annual Pioneer Dinner. Speaker will be Pres. U. S. Grant. Place TBA. 6:30 p.m. , Upper Sandusky, Ohio.
21 November 2016 - Wyandot County Chapter, OGS - Sandy Micheli from Wyandot County Recorders Office will speak. 6:30 p.m. Upper Sandusky Community Library, Upper Sandusky, Ohio.