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1 February 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Finding Your Female Ancestors," by Eydie Wright Keim. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
2 February 2015 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Preserving History - Cut in Stone," by Jay Russell. Basic techniques for cleaning and preservation of cemetery tombstones. 7:30 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio.
2 Feb 2015 - East Cuyahoga Chapter, OGS - "Using Google Books: 5 Ideas for Genealogical Success," by Chris Staats. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
4 February 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help Session. 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, Ohoio.
7 February 2015 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - Finding Genealogical Treasures in Census Records. We have all used census records to place our ancestors in a particular place at a particular time. What other information can these records provide that you may be overlooking? 1 p.m . Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
8 February 2015 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding your DNA Results, Genetic Genealogy, Intermediate Workshop," by Debra Nowell. Workshop is free but we are asking for monetary donations for the Licking County food bank. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, Ohio.
10 February 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "Brick Walls" and or "Sharing Wedding Photos and Traditions Old and New." 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
10 February 2015 - Geauga County Chapter, OGS - "What Happens to My Stuff When I Die?" by Carla Cegielski. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 East Park Street, Chardon, Ohio.
18 February 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest - Searching for and Obtaining Vital Records of your Ancestor," by Jim Denham, John Noble, and Dan Dmytrykiw. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio.
19 February 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Carolyn Tilley. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 February 2015 - Union County Chapter, OGS - "Bouic Index Goes Online," by Robert Bremer. 10 a.m. Marysville Public Library, 231 South Plum Street, Marysville, Ohio.
21 February 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Connecting to the Butterbaugh Family through DNA" by Sunda Anderson Peters 1 P.M. OGS Library, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
21 February 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Immigrants Prior to 1820," by Jane Gramlich, Special Collections Librarian. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio.
27-28 February 2015 - Florida Chapter, OGS - On Friday, 27 February, a roundtable will be held at the Hampton Inn Melbourne, 194 Dike Rd, West Melbourne. On Saturday, 28 February, Craig Roberts Scott, CG, will be presenting three talks to be held also at the Hampton Inn.. Hampton Inn Melbourne, 194 Dike Road, West Melbourne, Florida.
28 February 2015 - Morrow County Chapter, OGS - "Coming to Ohio," by Marilyn Weiler, retired teacher and naturalist. 2 p.m. Mount Gilead Library Annex, Mount Gilead, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Mar 2015 - Fulton County Chapter, OGS - "DNA Research for the Genealogist," by Richard Juergens. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Delta, Ohio.
18 March 2015 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest - Using and Sharing Information Gleaned from Vital Records." 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, 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.
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.
21 March 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Defining Your Dash, Obituary Writing," by Stacey Adger. 1 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
18 April 2015 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Completing a Lineage Society Application." 1:30 p.m. Tallmadge Branch Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge, 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.
23 April 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Probate Court Records," by Judge Philip A. Mayer. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 May 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Chris Hart. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
18 June 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Bill Boone. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 August 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Frank Bullock. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, 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.
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.
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.
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.
17 September 2015 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Program by Deb Deal. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, 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.
24 September 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Understanding Heredity & Coats of Arms," by Linda Hills. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, 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.
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.
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.
10 October 2015 - Gallia County Chapter, OGS - Annual Lineage Banquet. 6 p.m. St. Parish Hall, Fourth and State, Gallipolis, 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.
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.
22 October 2015 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "John Chapman's Westward Journey," by William Kerrigan. 7 p.m. OGS Library, Bellville, Ohop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.