COVID-19 and Your Genealogy Hobby

With some of you (like me), the work-at-home piles have invaded every room of the house, and the hobbies have taken a back seat. For the better organized among us, this might be a time to take advantage of all…

Searching for Obituaries in the OGS Library

At one of our library volunteer work sessions each second Monday of the month, I was asked to try to give guidance on our various obituary collections at the Ohio Genealogical Society. We have indeed been collecting obituaries since our…

Hint for the Day: Use Your Library Catalog

One of the additions to www.familysearch.org this year are the camera and microfilm icons in the main library catalog under the “Search” tab. Search for your county of interest in the locality field and check out all the subject divisions.…

Welcome to the Samuel D. Isaly Library

Welcome to the the Ohio Genealogical Society located in Bellville, Ohio. The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the United States. Its mission is to meet the educational needs of its members and the general public…