Events Calendar

Wayne County – Searching Online Resources: Fold 3 and American Ancestors

Wayne County Public Library 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster, United States

These two subscription databases have a wealth of information. Fold3 focuses on military records whereas American Ancestors focuses on the New England area. This presentation will provide an overview of […]

Free

Stark County-How to Plan the Best Family Reunion

Stark Library-DeHoff 216 Hartford Ave SE, Canton

Plan a stress-free family reunion by learning to organize enough activities, food, and accommodations to make everyone happy. And have fun with it at the same time!

Free

Medina County – Discovering Your Ancestor’s Town of Origin

Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street, Medina, OH, United States

Uncovering your immigrant ancestor's hometown is essential to furthering family history research “across the pond.” Mini-case studies of American immigrants from the mid-1800s to early 1900s, illustrate the potential resources […]

Free

Stark County-From the Sea to the Stars with Fold3

Stark Library-Lake Community Branch 565 Market Ave. SW, Uniontown, OH 44685, Uniontown, United States

A genealogist from Stark Library will explain how to find ancestors' military records using Fold3, an Ancestry database provided free by Stark Library.

Free

Mohican Area Geneolagists Interested in Computers (MAGIC) Meeting

OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library 611 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH, United States

Join Mohican Area Genealogists interested in Computers (MAGIC) for their monthly meeting. Participants present DNA test results and assist each other in using and interpreting their DNA test results in […]

Event Series Genealogy Discussion Group

Genealogy Discussion Group

Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street, Medina, OH, United States

Connect with fellow genealogists to discuss research, share hints, and ask questions. All are welcome! Meets in person at Medina Library 2nd Floor Meeting Rooms. No registration required.

Free

Chapter Connection

Join us July 16, 2024 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm for our next OGS Chapter Connection Zoom Meeting. We discuss ways to improve your chapter or society and many facets […]

Richland County Genealogical Society Research Lock-in

OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library 611 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH, United States

Join Society members for an evening of genealogical research; chapter members will be available to assist your research efforts. Bring a thumb drive to save your research or make copies […]

Wayne County – Searching Online Resources: Digitized Newspapers

Wayne County Public Library 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster, United States

Historical newspapers are often referred to as the social media of their day. Many historical newspapers have digitized and are searchable. This presentation will look at several free and subscription […]

Free

Stark County-Journaling My Story

Stark Library-DeHoff 216 Hartford Ave SE, Canton

One of the best gifts we can give future generations is recording our stories. Learn how to capture your memories through journaling. Trust us – future great-great grandchildren will be […]

Free

Stark County-The Titanic and the Edwardian Era

Stark County Library-Main 715 Market Ave N., Canton

Grab your boarding pass and discover why the Titanic was so significant through stories, documents and a reenactment of that fateful night in 1912. Each attendee will receive a boarding […]

Free

Stark County-How to Plan the Best Family Reunion

Stark County Library-Main 715 Market Ave N., Canton

Plan a stress-free family reunion by learning to organize enough activities, food, and accommodations to make everyone happy. And have fun with it at the same time!

Free

Medina County – Become a Pro Using FamilySearch Family Tree

Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street, Medina, OH, United States

FamilySearch’s Family Tree can be a powerful tool when used properly. Dana Palmer of Treasured Lineage will join us by Zoom to explain how to use this resource to its […]

Free

Stark County-Beginning Genealogy

Stark Library-Perry Sippo Branch 5710 12th St. NW, Canton, OH, United States

Get help taking the most important step in finding your ancestors - your first! Learn how to get started searching, gathering, and organizing your family history.

Free
Event Series Genealogy Discussion Group

Genealogy Discussion Group

Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street, Medina, OH, United States

Connect with fellow genealogists to discuss research, share hints, and ask questions. All are welcome! Meets in person at Medina Library 2nd Floor Meeting Rooms. No registration required.

Free

Hancock County Chapter – Regular Meeting

Hancock Historical Museum 422 W Sandusky St, Findlay, OH, United States

Kay Hochstetler will present a Hancock Historical Museum talk called "Did You Know?" about little known facts. A Business meeting will also be held.

Free

Richland County Genealogical Society Potluck Picnic and Meeting

OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library 611 State Route 97 W, Bellville, OH, United States

Join Richland County Genealogical Society for the annual potluck picnic at 6:00 p.m. for an hour of conversation, and networking that will include induction of members into Richland County Genealogical […]

Wayne County – Searching Online Resources: FamilySearch and Ancestry

Wayne County Public Library 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster, United States

Two of the most widely known databases are FamilySearch and Ancestry. Both of these databases have a substantial amount of information and records that are used in everyday family history […]

Free

Stark County-Beginning Genealogy

Stark Library-DeHoff 216 Hartford Ave SE, Canton

Get help taking the most important step in finding your ancestors – your first! Learn how to get started searching, gathering, and organizing your family history.

Free

Wayne County – Leaving Your Legacy

Wayne County Public Library 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster, United States

As family historians, we get so caught up with researching the past that we forget about the present. This program will provide some ideas on how you can create a […]

Free

Wayne County – Legacy Day at the Library

Wayne County Public Library 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster, United States

Do you struggle finding time to research? Do you want some time to devote to compiling your research, creating your scrapbook, or writing a narrative about your ancestor? Join other […]

Free

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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!