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Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Aaron Turner, M.Ed., M.L.I.S. will share his passion of returning stranded and orphaned photographs, letters, and other mementos to family members. Over the last 15 years, he has sent over 5,000 envelopes of pictures or other treasures to the original owners or descendants of them. He will be sharing his many scrapbooks of letters received over the years from the recipients of his random acts of genealogical kindness.

Aaron grew up in Shelby where his parents owned the Turner Funeral Home from 1984-2018. His interest in family history and genealogy goes back to childhood. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Education (2005) and Master of Education (2008) from Bowling Green State University as well as a Master of Library and Information Science from Kent State University (2013). He is very involved at the Ohio Genealogical Society Library in Bellville where he oversees the yearbook collection and is active with processing family collections.


October 12
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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Richland-Shelby Chapter, OGS
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Sutter Roush Room
23 E. Main St.
Shelby, 44875 United States
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Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Contests
OGN Contest 1 July – 30 September
OGSQ Contest 1 September – 31 December
OGS is sponsoring its genealogical writing contest to reward amateur and professional genealogical authorship and to help fill the pages of its renowned journals with articles.
Prizes range from $25 – $100. Full Writing Contest Details

PLEASE NOTE: All Lineage Society applications are due Nov 30!