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26 Jun 2019 - Warren County Chapter - 1-3 pm - Cost $10 - Amie Bowser Tennant “Trolling Virtual Cemeteries and Using Cemetery Records:” And you thought it was scary to go trolling through the cemetery on a dark and foggy night! The real scare is when you don’t know about all the online sites dedicated to viewing a cemetery without ever leaving home. Troll along with us as we talk about these virtual sites and discuss the often overlooked cemetery records and where to find them. . 406 Justice Dr, Lebanon, OH.
1 July 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - You Only Have a Death Announcement – Now What? – Debbie Abbott, genealogist - Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
06 July 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - Roundtable with Show-and-Tell. 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.
06 Jul 2019 - Lawrence County Chapter - 1:00 pm - Free program, open to public. Margaret Cheney, President of the Ohio Genealogical Society and chairman of First Families of Ohio will present a session on "Applying to a Lineage Society" Meeting is held at the Briggs Library. . 321 South 4th St, Ironton, Ohio.
9 July 2019 - Shelby County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Grandpa’s in the Newspaper! Searching for Your Ancestors in Online Newspapers presented by Debbie Carder Mayes. Debbie will speak about finding and using free and subscription newspaper websites to find your family history. Public is welcome.. 201 N Main St, Sidney, OH.
13 July 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Using Google for Genealogy presented by Amie Bowser Tennant - Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B, – Event is free and open to the public.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
16 July 2019 - Ashland County Chapter - 6:00 - Chapter Picnic at Brookside West, members Terri Haun & Bobbi Kerschner for activities. Event starts at 6PM. . 1140 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH.
18 Jul 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 6:30 p.m. This is our annual Homecoming Picnic. Please bring a covered dish to share; meat, drinks, and table service provided. RSVP to 740-653-2573 . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
20 July 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - Summer Social possibly at Black Pearl. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
03 Aug 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - Steve Fox. How a Land Deed is Created and Read (by a surveyor). 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.
5 Aug 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - The History of Travel in America – Mark Holbrook, executive director for the Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau – Presented as part of the Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau. Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
10 Aug 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Organizing Your Genealogy presented by Kelli Bergheimer - Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B – Event is free and open to the public.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
13 Aug 2019 - Shelby County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Funeral Home Records presented by Eric Edwards, Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home & Crematory. Eric will discuss how to get death information, birth information, names of parents, and information not found on death certificates. Public is welcome.. 201 N Main St, Sidney, OH.
15 Aug 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m., followed by the program by Jarrod Burks of Ohio Valley Archaeology. All are welcome.. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
17 Aug 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - 2 pm - Research at Fort Wayne with Bill Priest, Connie Ayres, and others. A bus trip to Ft Wayne Allen County Library is planned for late September or early October.. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
17 Aug 2019 - Summit County Genealogical SocietyAll Day starting at 9:30 - ETHICS IN GENEALOGY with Judy G. Russell. A free program. Pre-registration required. For more information contact the Special Collections Division at 330-643-9030 or at speccollections@akronlibrary.org. 60 South High Street, Akron, OH.
20 Aug 2019 - Hancock County Genealogical Society - 6:30 pm - Hancock Historical Museum Presentation. 206 Broadway, Findlay, Ohio.
20 Aug 2019 - Ashland County Chapter - 6:30 - Thomas S. Neel, Director OGS Library "Genealogical Research in the Firelands" - Methodist United Church of Christ. 1140 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH.
07 Sept 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - TBD. 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.
8 Sept 2019 - Mercer County Chapter - 2 pm -Mercer County Courthouse with Angie King, Mercer County Recorder. Meet at the Richardson-Bretz Memorial Building. We will then walk to the courthouse.. 119 W Fulton St, Celina, OH.
9 Sept 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Ladies of the Club: Your Ancestors and their Social Groups – Tom Neel,Library Director, Ohio Genealogical Society. Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
10 Sept 2019 - Shelby County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Introduction to Wright State Special Collections & Archives presented by Bill Stolz, Archivist for Reference & Outreach. Did you know Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) is home to cemetery records, funeral home records, local government records, family papers, city directories, and other resources vital for genealogical research? Bill Stolz of the Wright State SC&A will provide a “virtual tour” of the Archives and share the wide variety of material available for research. Public is welcome. . 201 N Main St, Sidney, OH.
14 Sept 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Finding Catholic Church Records presented by Sarah Patterson Ater - Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B – Event is free and open to the public.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
17 Sept 2019 - Hancock County Genealogical Society - 6:30 pm - Pioneer Banquet. 206 Broadway, Findlay, Ohio.
19 Sept 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 6:30 pm - Dr. Richard Hartle - German Research. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
19 Sept 2019 - Crawford County Chapter - Bucyrus Library Time 7:00 p.m. Program: Peg Ballou portraying Pioneering Aviator – LaurettaSchemmoler (Pending) . , Bucyrus, OH.
21 Sept 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - 2 pm - Don Hengen - Obtaining Military Service records from the St. Louis Personnel Records Center.. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
7 Oct 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Monumental Makeover: Caring for Tombstones - Cheryl McClellan, Genealogy Specialist, Geauga County Public Library, Chardon Branch. Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
8 Oct 2019 - Shelby County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Secrets and Clues Hidden in the 1790-1840 U.S. Censuses presented by Amie Bowser Tennant. The US has taken a federal census since 1790 and they have been invaluable to your genealogy research. However, there are secrets hiding in nearly each one. Do you know them all? These hidden findings are brick wall busters for sure. This lecture covers little known facts about each of the US censuses from 1790 to 1860. Public is welcome.. 201 N Main St, Sidney, OH.
12 Oct 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Annual Genealogy Seminar featuring Dana Palmer presenting four classes: Collecting Dead Relatives: Finding Burial Locations, Beginning Military Research Using Fold3, Busting Through Brick Walls by Understanding County Boundaries, and I found Them! Using Residences to Find Elusive Ancestors. Registration opens May 1. For information contact montgomeryogs@gmail.com.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
15 Oct 2019 - Hancock County Genealogical Society - 6:30 pm - Justin Crawfis – Library Update. 206 Broadway, Findlay, Ohio.
17 Oct 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 7 pm - TREASURER IN THE ATTIC with local auctioneers, Mike Lemay and George Barnes, who will appraise items you bring from home. All are welcome.. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
17 Oct 2019 - Crawford County Chapter - Peace Lutheran Church, Galion Time 7:00 p.m. Program: Mike Hocker Photo Restoration & Preservation . , Bucyrus, OH.
19 Oct 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - 2 pm - Tom Neel, Library Director at Ohio Genealogical Society. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
02 Nov 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - Kelli Bergheimer. How Identical Are Identical Twins?. 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.
4 Nov 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Extra! Extra!: Using Newspapers in Genealogy – Tom Cirincione, President, Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization. Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, .
09 Nov 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Montgomery County Records Center & Archives presented by Tina Ratliff - Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B – Event is free and open to the public.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
12 Nov 2019 - Shelby County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - Round Table Discussion. Members and guests are encouraged to bring questions to assist in breaking down their brick wall/s or share how they discovered the answer to a brick wall. Public is welcome. . 201 N Main St, Sidney, OH.
12 Nov 2019 - Ashland County Chapter - 6:00 - Gale Martin, "Maryann Bickerdyke-Civil War Nurse". This is the chapter lineage banquet. Reservations are required at the cost of 20.00 per person. Please contact chapter President Marleen R. Applegate at mragenealogy@gmail.com Banquet starts at 6:00 PM. . 1140 Claremont Ave, Ashland, OH.
16 Nov 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - 2 pm - Annual meeting and elections; Bill Priest and Brick Walls. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
21 Nov 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 7 pm - AMERICAN INDIAN MONTH with Kim and Sherry Black. All are welcome.. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
21 Nov 2019 - Crawford County Chapter - Chapter Meeting at Bucyrus Library Time 7:00 – Program: – To be announced . , Bucyrus, OH.
2 Dec 2019 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7 pm - International Night: Ethnic Traditions, Customs & Food – Open Forum. Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library. 500 Som Center Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH.
7 Dec 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 1 to 4 pm - ANNUAL HOLIDAY COOKIE WALK. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
07 Dec 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - Christmas Party, Awards, and Officer Inductions – includes meal. To get meal, you must reserve a meal 3 weeks prior to event by calling 740-360-3977. Prospect Street U.M. Church @ 185 South Prospect Street. NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION. 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.
14 Dec 2019 - Lucas County Genealogical Society - Christmas Social at Packos downtown. 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd, Holland, OH.
14 Dec 2019 - Montgomery County Chapter - 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Holiday Carry-in, Genealogy Show & Tell, Induction of 2020 Officers - Dayton Metro Library, Community Room 2-B – Event is free and open to the public.. 215 E Third St, Dayton, OH.
19 Dec 2019 - Fairfield County Chapter - 6:30 pm - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY at the Griley House Museum, 209 E Market St, Baltimore, OH. Bring a covered dish to share and a white elephant gift exchange item.. 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, OH.
05 Oct 2019 - Marion County Genealogy Society - 10 am - Linda Rizzo. Women’s Home Presentation. Women’s Home @ 1126 E. Center Street, Marion OH. NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION . 169 East Church St, Marion, OH.