Events Calendar

Montgomery County Chapter Monthly Meeting: The Case of the Missing Will by Shelley Bishop

Dayton Metro Library 215 E 3rd Street, Dayton, OH, United States

1870 Illinois resident, James Taylor, was born in Ohio -- but where and to whom? No will, probate, death record, obituary, or other record names his parents. In this case study, speaker Shelley Bishop will illustrate how indirect evidence drawn from extensive research in a variety of sources was analyzed and correlated to identify his […]

Montgomery County Chapter Monthly Meeting: Overview & Update of Genealogical Resources at the Dayton Metro Library by Lori Rotterman

Dayton Metro Library 215 E 3rd Street, Dayton, OH, United States

The Dayton Metro Library provides a wealth of genealogical and historical information. As with all libraries and archives, the Dayton Metro Library's genealogy collection is constantly updated. In this presentation, Lori Rotterman, Information Services Assistant, Special Collections, will talk about physical materials and equipment that can be found at the library such as books, microfilm, […]

Montgomery County Chapter Monthly Meeting:How to Make the Most of Your Genealogical Society Memberships & Newsletters by Kelli Bergheimer

Dayton Metro Library 215 E 3rd Street, Dayton, OH, United States

In how many genealogical societies are you a member? With so many ancestors in different locations, how can you mine genealogical society newsletters and membership benefits to find more about your ancestors? Joining societies is the best value for your genealogy dollars. Our speaker, Kelli Bergheimer, will offer more information on this interesting topic. All […]

Montgomery County Chapter Monthly Meeting: Making the Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana Your Research Assistant by Curt Witcher

Dayton Metro Library 215 E 3rd Street, Dayton, OH, United States

In preparation for our field trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, we have invited Curt Witcher, MLS, FUGA, IGSF; Manager of the Genealogy Center, and Director of Special Collections to speak at our August 10th meeting. The presentation will cover how to explore the holdings and datafiles of the Genealogy […]

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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!