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2 May 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Appalachian Trails: How Your Maryland Ancestors chose to settle in KY and OH” presented by Carrie Eldridge. This presentation covers land and water migration trails from 1780-1800. It also considers why your ancestor’s 1850 census entry of “born in VA” may have been for MD instead, and how Native Americans might be responsible for that entry. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
2 May 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Appalachian Trails: How Your Maryland Ancestors chose to settle in Ky and OH," by Carrie Eldridge. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
6 June 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Handling Photographs from a Genealogical Standpoint," by John Stoy. 1:30 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
11 July 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Lineage Society Application." Finishing up your lineage society application? Not sure what a lineage society is? Stop by to talk with our members who will help you understand the process if you are a newcomer--or to help you if you are putting the finishing touches on your application. 1:30 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
6 August 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - From Ohio Rt. 125, turn south on Ohio 132. Go approximately 3.3 miles, turn right on Mt. Pisgah Road. The Ohio Township Park is approximately .1 miles on the right. 6 p.m. Ohio Township Park, Batavia, Ohio.
5 September 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "The Migration of Dutch Families to Southwest Ohio," by Tom Conover. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
3 October 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "How I Overcame My Brick Walls by Applying Techniques from George C Morgan and Drew Smith's Book Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques," by Carrie Conlon Royalty. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
7 November 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Eva Barbara, Where Are You? Finding Your Ancestor's Birthplace in Germany," by Bob Rau. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
5 December 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - Annual Holiday Party. Bring a snack to share and an interesting item which belonged to one of your ancestors for a show and tell. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S 3rd Street, Batavia, 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 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.
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.
29 April 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - African American Interest Grou: "Alternative Beginning Genealogy." Location to be announced. Contact 614-262-4884 for information. 6 p.m. , Columbus, Ohio.
8 May 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Franklin County G & H Society sponsored trip to Ohio Genealogical Society Library at Bellville, Ohio. Call 614-871-2110 for more info. 8:30 a.m. , Columbus, Ohio.
16 May 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Digitizing Your Family History. Hands-On Experience. See http://www.ohiohistory.org/collections--archives/archives-library/workshops or call 614-297-2510 to register; $40 non-members, $35 members. 10:30 a.m. Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
20 May 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA-Genetic Genealogy Interest Group program. 6:30 p.m. Whitehall Library, 4371 East Broad, Columbus, Ohio.
27 May 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Writing an Ethical Will," by Alma E Garland.. Whitehall Library, 4371 East Broad, Whitehall, Ohio.
30 May 20915 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Forum. Begin your family history; bring your "brick wall" or other problems, and bring your questions for ouro panel. 10:30 a.m. Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.
5 June 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Euchre and Game Night." $5 cover charge to c over drinks and prizes. Bring a finger food to share. 7 p.m. Smoky Row Brethren Church, 7260 Smoky Row Road, Columbus, Ohio.
17 June 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA-Genetic Genealogy Interest Group program. 6:30 p.m. Whitehall Library, 4371 East Broad, Whitehall, Ohio.
24 June 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Favorite Ancestor Biographical Sketches." 6 p.m. Whitehall Library, 4371 East Broad, Whitehall, Ohio.
30-31 October 2015 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana Trip. Contact FCGHS office (614-871-2110) if you plan to go; carpooling is available. Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Ft. Wayne Downtown, $109.00 per room per night (plus tax), mention discount code FGH. Open to all—you don’t need to be a member or live in the Columbus area to go!. , Columbus, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 June 2015 - Morgan County Chapter, OGS - Noble County Chapter and Morgan County Chapter will be co-hosting an all day workshop on Sat. June 20, 2015 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Zanesville, Ohio. It will be presented by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG. Topics include Migration Trails to the Ohio, Following the Money- Using Tax Records, Lunch, American's Forgotten War--The War of 1812, and Navigating Our Way through Family Search. Register online at http://morgancountyogs.org// Price is $40.00 but $35.00 if register before May 1. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 128 S 7 St, Zanesville, 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.
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.
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.
15 August 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Underground Railroad Quilts," by Hope Rigle. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.
19 September 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Bouic Index Goes Online," by Robert Bremer. Rescheduled from February. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.
17 October 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Introduction to DNA in Genealogy," by Dana Nowell. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.
21 November 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Records Center & Archives Online," by Stephen Badenhop. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.