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19 July 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - The Fairfield County Genealogical Society will be holding its annual Homecoming Picnic at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster, on Thursday, July 19, at 6:30 p.m. Meat and table service provided, please bring a covered dish and/or dessert. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
19 July 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Homecoming Picnic at the Research Library. This is our 40th anniversary, help us celebrate!! . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 July 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - 1:30 - "Newspapers in Research". Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio.
21 Jul 2018 - Summit County Chapter - 11 am to 1 pm "Which DNA Test is For Me?" presented by Kelly Bergheimer. Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio. www.facebook.com/pages/Wayne-County-Genealogical-Society/. , , .
24 Jul 2018 - Geauga County Chapter - 10:30 am Cheryl McClellan will present "Chart Your Ancestors with Free Genealogy Software" at Middlefield Library, 16167 East High Street, Middlefield, OH 44062. Learn basic Legacy Standard Edition. More info at Upcoming Events calendar at http://divi.geaugalibrary.net. Register at 440-285-7601. . , , .
25 Jul 2018 - Ashtabula County6:30 p.m., “Searching in Family Search” Mike Talentino, Ashtabula County District Library, 4335 Park Avenue. , , .
26 Jul 2018 - Lake County Genealogy Society - 5:30 p.m. Dr. Deborah Abbott will present "The Underground Railroad" at the annual family picnic of Lake County Genealogical Society. The group will gather at the Lake Erie Bluffs shelter on Lake Erie at 3100 Lane Road, Perry, Ohio. Bring tableware and dish to share. . , , .
27 July 2018 - Ohio Genealogical Society - 1:00 PM, Mary Jamba, The Sultana Disaster, OGS 2018 Summer Sessions, Samuel D. Isaly Library of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Preregistration is requested by calling 419-886-1903.. 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, OH.
28 July 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - 9:30 am - 4 p.m., DNA and Genetic Genealogy, CeCe Moore, genetic genealogist and founder of DNA Detectives, will present four lectures: The Power of DNA: Genetic Genealogy Basics; Who Am I:Exploring Ethnicity Estimates; I Have My Results, Now What?;Breaking Through Genealogical Brick Walls with DNA. Main library (downtown Akron), Auditorium. Registration requested. Cosponsored by SCCOGS.. 60 S High St, Akron, OH.
30 Jul 2018 - Wayne County Chapter6:30 p.m.—”Plan for Your Stuff,” presented by Andrew Richmond. Wayne County Public Library, Wooster, Ohio. www.facebook.com/pages/Wayne-County-Genealogical-Society/. , Wooster, Ohio.
01 Aug 2018 - Cuyahoga West1:00-5:00 p.m. Cuyahoga West, OGS. Westlake Public Cemetery Veterans Project Work Session in Computer Lab. 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH.
02 Aug 2018 - 6:30 p.m. Cheryl McClellan - "Connecting Kids to their Ancestors" at Bainbridge Library. http://divi.geaugalibrary.net. Register at 440-285-7601. . 17222 Snyder Rd, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
01 Aug 2018 - Aug 7:00 p.m. "The British Are Here! David Zeih will present the life and times of a British soldier during the Revolutionary War. Parma Branch Library. 6996 Powers Blvd, Parma, Ohio.
04 Aug 2018 - Ohio Genealogical Society - 1:00 PM, Margaret Cheney, Lineage Application Workshop, OGS 2018 Summer Sessions, All programs are free and open to the public. Samuel D. Isaly Library of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Pre-registration is requested by calling 419-886-1903. . 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, OH.
06 Aug 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - Dating Old Photograph - Lynn Stanton, Westlake Historical Society President. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
09 Aug 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - Picnic, The Society will provide fried chicken and bottled water. It is customary for members and attendees to bring a dish to share. In the past, members have shared items, pictures, etc. of historical and genealogical interest. (Meal will be held in Hall and we will have program in shelter if weather permits.) Date: August 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Ohio Township Park, Mt. Pisgah Road (go to Clermont County Genealogical Society Web-page, “events” for directions.) . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
11- Aug 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Gloria Schreiber will be presenting the program "History of Stewart Family & Quail Hollow, Hartville, Ohio". Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon.. 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
11 Aug 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter11 August 2018 – “Deed” You Hear About thee Records? by Amie Tennant at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
11 Aug 2018 - 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG will meet at Mayfield Library. Dr. Deborah Abbott will present "Cluster Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Ancestors.". 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village, Ohio.
12 Aug 2018 - Medina County Genealogical Society - Social time 1:30 PM. Program 2:00 PM at A.I. Root Community Room, 623 W. Liberty St., Medina, OH 44256. “Internet Newspaper Databases.” Presented by Lauren Kuntzman. Newspapers can be a valuable source of genealogical information. Many are now available in online databases; learn how to get the most benefit from them. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE. , Medina, Ohio.
13 Aug 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:30 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
13 Aug 2018 - Lorain County Chapter - Social time 6:30pm-Program and Meeting 7:00 pm at North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. Dr. Debbie Abbott - Program to be announced. 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
15 Aug 2018 - Cuyahoga West Chapter - 1:00 p.m. Annual Summer Luncheon. Place TBA.. 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH.
16 Aug 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - At the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive. Refreshments at 6:30,meeting at 7:00 p.m. Program presented by Frank Smith of the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home in Lancaster. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
18 Aug 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Saturday,18 August - Vendor/Craft Fair at the Fairfield County Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Raffle, Chinese Auction, Bake Sale, and sandwiches available. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
18 Aug 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - The Hancock Historical Museum will present the program. Meeting starts at 6:30 pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Library. All are welcome. Refreshments served.. 206 Broadway St, Findlay, Ohio.
21 Aug 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30 pm. Ashland County Public Library, Stockwell Meeting Room Rachel Mattie “Genealogical Resources at Loudonville Public Library”. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
21 Aug 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - The Gas Boom (Museum) By Kay Hochstetler Treats – Ron Oswald . 206, Findlay, OH.
01 Sept 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUISE COOKE’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, TECHNOLOGY (GENERAL) 10 Tech Tools You Can’t Live Without Date: September 1, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
06 Sept 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - LIFE IN MEDIEVAL TIMES Presented by the Society for Creative Anachronism - Cleftlands (Barony) of the Region of North Oaken of the Middle Kingdom . 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Richard Haldi, speaker. Program to be announced.. 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter“Immigration & Passenger’s Lists” by Liz Plummer at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - Clermont County Genealogical Society Heritage Day Luncheon, To purchase tickets or for directions go to The Clermont Genealogical Society website. Heraldry & Genealogy Presented by Greg Hand Coats of arms provide an important historical record for genealogists. The study of arms, known as heraldry, uncovers clues to birth order, property, name origin, geography and occupation of your ancestors. There are many myths and misconceptions about heraldry and some unique jargon, known as blazon. Learning about heraldry can enrich your family tree. Saturday, September 08, 2018 at the Terrace Park Country Club, 5341 South Milford Road, Milford, Ohio, http://terraceparkcc.com Registration: 11:00-11:30 AM, Luncheon and Program 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Completed reservation forms must be received by September 1, 2018 . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
09 Sept 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySUNDAY MEETING - 2 PM - Researching Naturalization at the Ohio History Connection presented by Elizabeth Plummer Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
09 Sept 2018 - Medina County Genealogical Society - Social time 1:30 PM. Program 2:00 PM at Medina County District Library, "Beyond The Store Fronts.” Robert Hyde will present the history of the buildings and businesses that have been an important part of the history of Medina. . 210 S Broadway, Medina, OH.
10 Sept 2018 - Lorain County Chapter - Social time 6:30pm-Program and Meeting 7:00 pm at North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. How to Prepare a Lineage Application - Margaret Cheney. 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
10 Sept 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DBA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
10 Sept 2018 - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - 7 pm - "An Update on the Cuyahoga County Archives" presented by Judy Cetina. Independence Civic Center. 6363 Selig Dr, Independence, OH.
11 Sept 2018 - Butler County Chapter - 7 pm Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester,Ohio as Kathy Reed, who is currently serving in the role of Program Director for the Hamilton County Chapter of OGS and leads a regional DNA Interest Group presents "“USING DNA TO IDENTIFY AN ADOPTEE’S FAMILY ”. In this talk, she will discuss how she used Gedmatch and other tools to uncover this family secret.. P O Box 13006, Hamilton, Ohio.
15 September 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Beginner's Luck". Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30 PM. OGS Library in Bellville, Amy Johnson Crow “Timeline: The Swiss Army Knife of Genealogical Records” (Joint meeting with Richland County Chapter, OGS). . 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Pioneer Banquet. 206 Broadway St, Findlay, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Pioneer Banquet – John Hancock Food - TBA . 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH.
19 September 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "Deed you Hear About these Records" 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
19 Sept 2018 - Cuyahoga West Chapter - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guest speaker, Liz Pearson, "English and Welsh Parish Records 1538-1837." Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library . 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH.
20 Sept 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m. Brick wall help session. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
01 Oct 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY AND YOUR COMMUNITY; INTERACTION, SERVICE, ADVOCACY - Tom Neel, Library Director, Ohio Genealogical Society. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
1 Oct 2018 - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - 7 pm - "Cleveland’s Jewish Voices From the Nineteenth Century to the Present" presented by Sean Martin. Independence Civic Center. 6363 Selig Dr, Independence, OH.
06 Oct 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUSIE COOKE’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, How the Genealogist can Remember Everything with Evernote Date: October 6, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
07 Oct 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySunday - 2:00 pm 0 Genealogy Websites presented by Eydie Wright Keim - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
08 Oct 2018 - Lorain County Chapter - Social time 6:30pm-Program and Meeting 7:00 pm at North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. “Until Death Do Us Part: An Examination of the Marriage and Divorce Laws of the 1800s” – presented by Tom Neel. Tom will discuss the laws that governed both marriage and divorce, the records that are generated by both, and the locations where records can be found. . 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
13 Oct 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Election of Officers and Mary Biller (SCCOGS President) will present the program "History of PEZ dispensers". 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
13 Oct 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter ALL DAY WORKSHOP - Annual Genealogy Seminar, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Road, Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Deborah A. Abbott will present four topics: You Only Have a Death Announcement - Now What? - Learn how to discover the courageous stories that fill the dash between birth and death. Researching Libraries & Archives in Ohio and Beyond - Find materials that are not on the Internet. Breaking the Brick Wall: Researching in Black and White - Reconstructing an African American family from slavery to freedom using basic family history research tools. A Gift of Legacy: Who’s Writing Your Story? - Learn the importance of tracing your own life so you can answer the question “How do you want to be remembered?”. Register at https://montgomery-county-genealogy-seminar.eventbrite.com . , , .
14 Oct 2018 - Medina County Genealogical Society - Social time 1:30 PM. Program 2:00 PM at Medina County District Library, “How To Prepare A Lineage Society Application.” In partnership with the Medina County District Library. Learn how to complete society applications and prove your lineage, as well as the library resources that can help. The program will focus on our chapter lineage societies, but also includes discussion of state and national groups. . 210 S Broadway, Medina, OH.
15 Oct 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30 pm. Ashland County Public Library, Stockwell Meeting Room– Program and Speaker TBA. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Justin Crawfis gives an update on the library. Meeting starts at 6:30 pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Library. All are welcome. Refreshments served.. 206 Broadway St, Findlay, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Justin Crawfis Library Update Treats – Justin Crawfis . 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH.
18 Oct 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m., followed by the "Treasures in the Attic" program by local auctioneers Mike Lemay and George Barnes. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
20 October 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "DAR Lineage Society and the Research Process for Joining". Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio.
01 Nov 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - 5 WAYS TO FACEBOOK YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - Sunny McClellan Morton, editor Ohio Genealogy News, author and instructor. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
03 Nov 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUSIE COOK’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, “Clippings”, “Video’s to Enhance Your Family History” Date: November 3, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
04 Nov 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySUNDAY - 2:00 pm - US Colored Troops Service Records presented by Eric Johnson - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St , Newark, Ohio.
10 Nov 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Business Meeting and (program TBD) . 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
11 Nov 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter “Using DNA to Identify an Adoptee’s Family” by Kathy Reed at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
12 Nov 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
13 Nov 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, November 13th at 6:00 PM. Christ United Methodist Church, Ashland, Ohio in the Fellowship Hall Amy Wachs, JD “Bogart and Bacall Myths, Mysteries and Family Histories” (Annual Lineage Society Banquet, there is a fee to this program) Reservations required.. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
13 Nov 2018 - Butler County Chapter - 7 pm - Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester, Ohio as Amie Bowser Tennant,TheGenealogyReporter.com - topic TBD. P O Box 13006, Hamilton, Ohio.
14 November 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "German Heritage." 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
15 Nov 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m. Native American Month Celebration with Kim and Sherry Black. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
01 Dec 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - CHRISTMAS PARTY, bring cookies or candies and come prepared to laugh, talk and have a great time with friends that love genealogy as much as you do. We welcome you to tell of new genealogical discoveries you have made in 2018 or bring an item of your ancestors to share. Date: December 1, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
02 Dec 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society2:00 pm - Licking County Cemeteries presented by LCGS volunteers - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
03 Dec 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - TELLING IT ALL: PRESENTING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - Mary Milne Jamba, OGS District Trustee - This is also our Holiday Celebration.. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
08 Dec 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Annual Holiday Cookie Walk - Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster from 1 to 4 p.m. A great variety of homemade cookies and candies available just in time for the Holidays. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
08 Dec 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter Holiday Party & Genealogy Show & Tell at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
10 Dec 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
19 December 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "Annual Christmas Gathering." 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
20 Dec 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Christmas Party at the Griley House in Baltimore on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. Meat, drinks and table service provided; please bring a covered dish/dessert and an item for the white elephant gift exchange. Lineage society awards presented at this time. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.