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23 August 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "History of African American Educators in the Columbus Public School System." 6 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
24 August 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Victoria Woodhull, First Woman to Run for President.," by Mary Tripp. 6 p.m. $12 fee as this is the annual lineage banquet. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
24 August 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Program to be announced. 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio.
26 August 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Classes - limit 20 - registration required - 740-453-0391. 1 p.m. Genealogy Library, 2nd Floor, John McIntire Library, Zanesville, Ohio.
26 August 2017 - Wayne County Chapter, OGS - Fall Genealogy Lock-In. 6 - 10 p.m. Wayne County Public Library, 220 West Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio.
5 September 2017 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "WWI on the Ohio Home Front: Your Country Calls You," by Susan Talbot-Stanaway. 7 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 84 E Winter St, Delaware, Ohio.
6 September 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and/or family group sheets. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
7 September 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Lies, Errors and Bias--Oh, My!! Consider Your Sources," by Sunny McClellan Morton. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
9 September 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Researching Military Records," by Susan Matthews. 10 a.m. Marion Public Library, 445 E Church St, Marion, Ohio.
9 September 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - "Why are the Good Old Days the Finest?" by Dr. Will Cooley. 10 a.m. Stark County Library, Canton, Ohio.
9 September 2017 - Ohio Chapter Palatines to America - German Genealogical Research Series - Free Program. Speaker: Nancy Ottman, Genealogical Researcher for 30 years Topics: Finding Your German Roots & 19th Century German Traveler. Open to all at no charge as public service by Ohio Chapter Palatines to America and the Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society. For more information contact: jdgramlich@hotmail.com. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd., Independence, Ohio.
9 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Beginning Genealogy: Finding Your Way to the Past," by Dr. Deborah Abbott. 10:30 a.m. www.ohiohistory.org/learn/archives-library/archiveslibrary-services/genealogy-workshops to register. Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
10 September 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Breaking Through Your Brick Walls," by Roger Marble. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio.
10 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Level 1:DNA for Beginners." 1:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
11 September 2017 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "U.S. Military Medals," by Paul Kaparoff. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Public Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
12 September 2017 - Geauga County Chapter OGS - "Civil War in Song and Narrative," by Wind, Strings, and Ivory. 7 p.m. Chardon Library, 110 E Park St, Chardon, Ohio.
15-16 Sep 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - FCGHS Genealogy Research Trip to the Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN (Fri.-Sat.) Overnight stay at Courtyard by Marriot Ft. Wayne Downtown, special group rate See https://fcghs-oh.org or call 614-849-1239 for information; carpooling available. , Columbus, Ohio.
16 September 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Records," by Elizabeth Pearson. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit Public Library, Akron, Ohio.
17 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Level 2: DNA Intermediate Class." 1:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
18 September 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "World War I Research," by Eric Johnson. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
20 September 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Program TBA. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
20 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA-Genetic Genealogy Interest Group Meeting. 6:30p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
21 September 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Monthly meeting. This will be a lock-in from 6:30 to ? where you can do your own research at the library, or get help from others. All are welcome. . Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 September 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Old Mission Church-Upper Sandysky," by Betsy Bowen. 7 p.m. Bucyrus Library, Bucyrus, Ohio.
23 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Family History Day with D Joshua Taylor." Time TBA. Call 614-645-2275 for more info. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
27 September 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Pre-Civil War Free Blacks and Mulattoes," by Nettie Ferguson and Callon Holloway. 6 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
28 September 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Homespun & Calico:: Researching the Lives of Our Foremothers," by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen. 7 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
1 October 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Sanborn Maps and other research methods," by Cory Stutes. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio.
2 October 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Haunted Ohio: Witches, Warlocks & Ghosts: Using Genealogical Research Techniques to Illuminate the True Story Behind Urban Legends in Ohio," by Mary Milne Jamba. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
2 October 2017 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Why I Am Using MyHeritage DNA," by Wally Huskonen. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd, Independence, Ohio.
3 October 2017 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - "First Steps in DNA Research," by Kelli Bergheimer. 7 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 84 E Winter St, Delaware, Ohio.
4 October 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and/or family group sheets. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
7 October 2017 - Marion County Chapter OGS - "Institutional Records, Ohio Prisons, Asylums, and Children's Homes," by Liz Plummer. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Society, 169 E Church St, Marion, Ohio.
9 October 2017 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "How to Prepare a Lineage Application, by Margaret Cheney. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Public Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
12 October 2017 - Highland County Chapter, OGS - "Successful Census Searches: Learn Useful Techniques to Find those Elusive Ancestors in Census Records." 7 p.m. North High Center, 1487 N High St (Old K-Mart Building), HIllsboro, Ohio.
14 October 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - Final Business Meeting of Year and Election of Officers. Field Trip to Follow: Tour of the National First Ladies Library, 205 Market Ave N., Canton, Ohio. 10 a.m. Stark County Library, Canton, Ohio.
14 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Learning More About Your Family Photographs," by Lisa Wood. Ohio History Center. 10:30 a.m. www.ohiohistory.org/learn/archives-library/archiveslibrary-services/genealogy-workshops to register. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
15 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA -"Level 3: GedMatch Workshop." 6:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
16 October 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "Introduction to Tracing Your Roots in Eastern Europe," by Amy Wachs. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
17 October 2017 - Miami County Chapter, OGS - "Weird, Eerie and Spooky Necropolises," by John Piatt. 6:30 p.m. Piqua Public Library Louis Room, 116 West High Street, Piqua, Ohio.
18 October 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Buried Beneath Cleveland," by William G. Krejci. Displaced cemeteries. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
18 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA-Genetic Genealogy Interest Group meeting. 6:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
19 October 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Treasures in the Attic," by local auctioneers Mike Lemay and George Barnes. Bring your favorite family heirloom to share and discuss and get a professional opinion of the "price at auction" of your treasures. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
19 October 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Gill House," by Beth Comerford. 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, Galion, Ohio.
19 October 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Program to be announced. 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio.
19 October 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - “Remember When” - Rose Ellen Jenkins and Bill Barrett will share memories of the early years of the Muskingum County Chapter of OGS. John McIntire Library, 220 N Fifth St, Zanesville, Ohio.
21 October 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Reocrds," by Elizabeth Pearson. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit Public Library, Akron, Ohio.
21 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Palatines to American German Genealogy Fall Seminar. For registration and fees, see https://oh-palam.org. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
22 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "DNA Level 4: Using Spreadsheets to Analyze Matches." 1:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
25 October 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - African American Interest Group meeting: 2018 Calendar Planning. 6 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
26 October 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "The Underground Railroad, by Craig Whitmore. 7 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
28 October 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Classes - limit 20 - registration required - 740-453-0391. Genealogy Library, 2nd Floor, John McIntire Library, Zanesville, Ohio.
30 October 2017 - Wayne County Chapter, OGS - "Early Wayne County, Ohio Taverns and Hotels," by Rich Blaha. 6:30 p.m. Wayne County Public Library, 220 West Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio.
1 November 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and/or family group sheets. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
2 November 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "A History of Passenger Travel on the Great Lakes," by Christopher Gillcrist. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
4 November 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Share Your Treasures, Round Table" bring items and stories to share with the group. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Society, 169 E Church St, Marion, Ohio.
4 November 2017 - Wayne County Chapter, OGS - Annual Luncheon and Wayne County Pioneer Recognition. 12 noon. Wayne County Public Library, 220 West Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio.
4 November 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Annual Lineage & Volunteer Luncheon—details to be announced. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
5 November 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Comisford Family," by William Comisford. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio.
11 November 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - Luncheon (Annual Banquet.) 12 noon. Canton Women's Club, Canton, Ohio.
14 November 2017 - Delaware County Chapter, OGS - Business meeting and election of officers. 7 p.m. Delaware County District Library, 84 E Winter St, Delaware, Ohio.
15 November 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing." 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
16 November 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Bill Boone of Logan Monument will make a presentation. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
16 November 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Show and Tell" and election of officers. 7 p.m. Bucyrus Library, Bucyrus, Ohio.
16 November 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Members presenting on "My Favorite (or Infamous) Ancestor." 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio.
20 November 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "Cluster Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Ancestor," by Dr. Deborah Abbott. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
2 December 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - The annual Christmas Potluck Dinner. 12 noon. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
2 December 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Christmas Banquet and Officers Inductions." Reservations Required. 10 a.m. Prospect Street UM Church, 185 S Prospect St, Marion, Ohio.
3 December 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Christmas Shoebox," by Carmen Horn. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio.
4 December 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "The Rest of the Story: Getting to Know Your Ancestor," by Chris Staats. Holiday Celebration. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Oho.
9 December 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Annual Holiday Cookie Walk. 1 to 4 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
13 December 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Annual Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers for 2018-2019. Time and place TBA. , Westlake, Ohio.
21 December 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation of new Fairfield County Pioneers and Settlers. Bring a covered dish and a gift for the "white elephant" exchange. 6:30 p.m. Griley House and Museum, Baltimore, Ohio.
24 August 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Dave Shipley of Family Search will speak on the digitization of Muskingum County records and how both members and nonmembers can volunteer to help with the project . John McIntire Library, 220 N Fifth St, Zanesville, Ohio.