A virtual program discovering the 1950 Census will be presented by genealogist Scott Norrick (ancesralpast.com). With the April 2022 release of the 1950 Census, many of us are exploring the names and locations of our families at that time. He will show the attendees how to discover the life of our ancestor's communities. This online […]
Connect with fellow genealogists to discuss research, share hints, and ask questions. All are welcome!
The Ohio Genealogical Society has 6 different lineage societies. Learn what they are about and how to qualify for any one of them. This program will be an overview of the Lineage Societies and how to determine which one you will be able to join. Margaret Cheney has been chair of First Families of Ohio […]
SOLD OUT! They are taking waitlists. See the email below. The customs associated with funerals and burials in German-language regions of Europe are substantially different from corresponding rituals in the United States. The layout and maintenance of cemeteries is also quite different. In this presentation, images are used to illustrate cemetery conditions and cultural customs […]
Wayne County Genealogical Society is partnering with the Wayne County Public Library in a "Share Your Legacy" program. This is an opportunity for individuals to come and share a document, story, memory, heirloom, or photograph. Each person will have 3 to 5 minutes to speak. He or she will have the opportunity to be videotaped […]
Join us on Wednesday, January 25 at 11:00 am for another FREE OGS webinar, ‘More Reasons Not to Fear the OGS Catalog’ presented by OGS Librarian Linda Swanson. Attendees should view the first part of this webinar series before attending this one. First Webinar Handout
Quarterly meeting of the Madison County Genealogical Society. After a short meeting a presentation of local interest will be shared.
In the wake of Emancipation, African Americans from all over the country searched for missing family members through resources like the Freedmen’s Bureau and newspapers. These records are rich in genealogical detail. Learn to search the Freedmen's Bureau and newspapers to discover stories from your family's history. Presented by Ari Wilkins via Zoom. Zoom link […]
A presentation titled No More Excuses: Ten Family History Writing Tips for Procrastinators by Lisa Ann Alzo, M.F.A. will be offered via Zoom. Often the most difficult part of writing a family history is getting started. If you feel stuck due to information overload, lack of time, or writer’s block, you are not alone. In […]
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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!