Can You Help?

The website www.familysearch.org is a goldmine of information for those researching Ohio ancestors. Millions of records have been digitized, indexed, and arbitrated to make it easy for you to search these records from the comfort of your home at any…

Volunteers Extraordinaire

How many ways can we say THANK YOU!The Ohio Genealogical Society owes its success to volunteers. Volunteers are the backbone of our structure.  We have a vast network of volunteers who help patrons find their ancestral roots as well as…

Lolita Thayer Guthrie

Today we honor a long-time member, benefactor, past chair of the OGS Cemetery Committee, and a past Trustee of the Ohio Genealogical Society – Lolita Thayer Guthrie – on her 90th birthday.Lolita’s involvement with OGS began innocently enough in 1990…

Lois McCullough

Today, I attended the funeral at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bellville for Lois (Robinson) McCullough, a longtime volunteer who joined the Ohio Genealogical Society back in 1961, just a few months short of getting the appellation of “OGS charter…

Welcome!

The Ohio Genealogical Society wants to help you find your Ohio roots. We have a wonderful corp of volunteers waiting to help you.  Here is some background information on our Society.In 1955, a small group in Richland County, Ohio, began…