OGS Writing Contest Winners

April 12, 2016

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 for their excellent writing. We thank each author who chose to share their expertise and family lines with others by entering the contest. At the discretion of the OGN and OGSQ editors, all entries may be published.

The overall winner is Jeremiah Edwards for his OGSQ article, “Dry Bones.” Jeremiah will receive the top prize of $50.

Winners in the OGN category are:

First Place to Loretta Evans, CG for her article, “Finding Female Ancestors.” She will receive $25. 

Second Place also goes to Loretta Evans, CG for her article “The Luse Family Reunion Book.” She will receive a $15 prize.

Winners in the OGSQ category are:

First Place to Sharon Alwart for her article “Dwight Stephens: From Small Town Lima, Ohio to the Wild West.” Sharon will receive $25. 

Second Place goes to Betty Lou Malesky for her article “Reuben Farley, Early American Preacher.” She will receive a $15 prize.