Events Calendar

Hancock County Chapter – Regular Meeting

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

Charlene Hankinson will present a program on organizing your genealogy. She submitted a successful Pioneer application in 2023 and the committee was very impressed with it.


Chapter Connection

Special guest will be Todd Kleismit, Executive Director of America-250 Ohio, about upcoming grant cycles. America-250 Ohio will be opening up another grant cycle in the spring and anticipate providing […]

“The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper” by Cyndi Ingle


Learn what to do when Google and traditional sources don’t return useful information as we research our family history. We will learn to explore resources that are invisible to Google […]


Fairfield County Chapter OGS – Library Lock-in

Genealogical Research Library 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, OH, United States

The Ohio Genealogical Society, Fairfield Chapter meeting will be Thursday, March 21, 2024 at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster. Refreshments at 6:30 pm, short business meeting […]


Richland County Chapter Research Day

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

Richland County Chapter Research Day- Bring a guest and use the OGS library facilities to conduct research free of charge. At 1 p.m., Jenna Kish, OGS Archivist, will present "Processing […]

Stark County – How to Plan the Best Family Reunion

Stark Library-North Branch 189 25th Street NW, Canton, OH 44709, Canton, United States

So, you want to gather relatives from far and wide in one spot with enough activities, food, and places to stay to make everyone happy – at a time that […]


The Canal That Created Cleveland

Chardon Library 110 E Park St., Chardon, United States

This is an in-person event presented by Judy MacKeigan, Cleveland Metropark's Historian/Archivist. The opening of the Ohio and Erie Canal created an economic boom for entrepreneurs and Ohio farmers to […]


2024 OGS Conference

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center 7000 Kalahari Dr, Sandusky, OH


OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library Closed

The OGS Library and Offices are closed Wednesday, April 10 to Saturday, April 13, 2024 for the OGS Conference. They will reopen on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

Stark County – Beginning Genealogy

Stark Library-East Canton Branch 224 N Wood St, East Canton, OH 44730, East Canton, 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.


The Funny Side of Genealogy

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

Daniel Horowitz will present "The Funny Side of Genealogy". Laugh a little with Mr. Horowitz as he shares some of the more bizarre techniques and resources he's utilized as a […]

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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!