Writing Contests

I’ve always been second best, but it feels so good to win! Did you know that the Ohio Genealogical Society sponsors a writing contest? The deadline is December 31st each year, but if you use 10 point Calibri font, you…

Annual Writing Contest

2019 Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Competition 1 September – 31 December 2018 OGS is sponsoring its genealogical writing contest to reward amateur and professional genealogical authorship and to fill the pages of its renowned journals with quality articles. All entries fitting the…

Society of Families of the Old Northwest Territory

The Old Northwest Territory, officially called the United States Territory Northwest of the Ohio River, was created by the U.S. Congress through the Northwest Ordinance, and it existed between 13 July 187 to 3 March 1803. The territory encompassed today’s…

October is Here

October is Family History Month! Why is that important? Because the Samuel Isaly Library of the Ohio Genealogical Society is open for FREE all month! And why come to the intersection of I-71 and SR-97 in rural Bellville? Because we…

Ohio Genealogical Society Digital Library

How long has it been since you signed in to the OGS web site membership page – www.ogs.org – by typing in your surname and membership number in the box on the left. Check out every section including the new…

New Membership Logo

The Ohio Genealogical Society is pleased to present a membership logo specifically designed for those individuals that wish to acknowledge and promote their membership with OGS. This new logo can be used on blogs, personal websites, and Facebook pages.If you…

OGS Writing Contest Winners

The Ohio Genealogical Society is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Writing Contest. Entrants submitted articles for either the Ohio Genealogy News (OGN) or the Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly (OSGQ). The Society would like to congratulate the following authors…

Society of Families of the Old Northwest Territory

The Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) is proud to announce the formation of its fifth lineage society, The Society of Families of the Old Northwest Territory (SFONT). This new lineage society will be open to both members and non-members. Applications will…

Society of Families of the Old Northwest Territory

The Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) is proud to announce the formation of its fifth lineage society, The Society of Families of the Old Northwest Territory (SFONT). This new lineage society will be open to both members and non-members. Applications will…