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3 June 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - Joining the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Cincinnati Chapter, General William H. Lytle Camp #10. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
1 July 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - In house discussion of ways to find your female ancestors. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
21 September 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Old Mission Church-Upper Sandysky," by Betsy Bowen. 7 p.m. Bucyrus Library, Bucyrus, Ohio.
19 October 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Gill House," by Beth Comerford. 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, Galion, Ohio.
16 November 2017 - Crawford County Chapter OGS - "Show and Tell" and election of officers. 7 p.m. Bucyrus Library, Bucyrus, Ohio.
15 June 2017 - Crawford County Chapter, OGS - "Butterflies," by Cindy Eusey. 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, Galion, Ohio.
7 June 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Free Family History Research Help Session. 1 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
21 June 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "History of the Dnube-Schwabians, where they came from and why," by Astrid Julian. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
19 July 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing." 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Oho.
16 August 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Annual Summer Luncheon, place TBA. 1 p.m. , Westlake, 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.
20 September 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Program TBA. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, 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.
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.
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.
15 November 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing." 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
13 December 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Annual Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers for 2018-2019. Time and place TBA. , Westlake, Ohio.
5 June 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Meet Me at the Fair -- A Tale of Two Expos: the 1893 Columbian Exposition & the 1901 Pan American World's Fair," by Laura Loew. Potluck. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 July 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Read 'Em or Weep: Promise and Pitfalls in Newspaper OCR (Optical Character Recognition)" by Mary Kircher Roddy. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
7 August 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Film as a Historic Resource," by Mandy Altimus Pond. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, 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.
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 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 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.
15 June 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Obtaining Military Records," by Les Reynolds of the Fairfield County Veterans Service Commission. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
20 July 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Homecoming Picnic and Get-together. Bring a covered dish. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, OHio.
17 August 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Land Records," by Hank Cradduck. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
19 August 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Vendor and Craft Show. Also Chinese Auction drawing, Bake Sale, and food and refreshment itmes available. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Research Library, 530 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 September 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Monthly meeting. This will be a lock-in from 6 to 9 p.m. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 June 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "What's Hidden in the Samuel D Isaly Library of OGS?" by Tom Neel. 10:30 a.m. Fee. See www.ohiohistory.org to register. Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
17 June 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Coaching. 10 a.m. Free but must pre-register. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
21 June 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA--Genetic genealogy Interest Group. 6:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
28 June 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - African American Interest Group. "Getting Unstuck--How to Dig Deeper into Your Roots" by Nettie Ferguson and Callon Holloway. 6 p.m . Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
19 July 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - DNA--Genetic Genealogy Interest Group. 6:30 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
22 July 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - "Finding and Restoring an Early Holmes County Cemetery," by Diane Druback. 10:30 a.m. See Ohio History Center website to register. Ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
26 July 2017 - Franklin County Chapter, OGS - African American Interest Group: "Using Ancestry, FamilySearch, AA ProQuest and CyndisList," by Russ Pollitt. Computer Lab. 6 p.m. Columbus Metro Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio.
19 June 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "The Czech Community of Cleveland," by Scott Phillips. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, 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.
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.
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.
8 June 2017 - Highland County Chapter, OGS - "First and Second Families Banquet." 6 p.m. Highland House Museum, 151 East Main Street, Hillsboro, 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.
5 June 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Tour and Research of the Licking County Records and Archives." 6:00 p.m. NO admittance after 6:15 p.m. 39 S. Buena Vista St., Newark, Ohio.
10 July 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "How to Research Records in the LCGS Library and on the Web," by LCGS Volunteers. 6:30 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, Ohio.
3 August 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Society of Civil War Families: What, Why and How," by Amy Johnson Crow; Induction of New members into the Society of Civil War Families of Licking County, Ohio. 5:30 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, 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.
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.
5 November 2017 - Licking County Chapter, OGS - "Comisford Family," by William Comisford. 2 p.m. Licking County Library, 101 W. Main St., Newark, 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.
12 June 2017 - Lorain County Chapter, OGS - "Resarching Irish Ancestors," by Margaret Lynch, Ph.D. 7 p.m. North Ridgeville Public Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, 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.
3 June 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Using DNA in Genealogy," by Sunda Peters. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Society, 169 E Church St, Marion, Ohio.
8 July 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "Who's Telling Your Story?" by Debbie Abbott. 10 a.m. Marion Public Library, 445 E Church St, Marion, Ohio.
5 August 2017 - Marion County Chapter, OGS - "North Central Ohio Gold Rush," by Tom Neel. 10 a.m. Marion County Historical Society, 169 E Church St, Marion, 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.
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.
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.
15 June 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Program to be announced. 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, Ohio.
24 June 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Class - limit 20 - registration required. 740-453-0391. 1 p.m. Genealogy Library, 2nd Floor, John McIntire Library, Zanesville, Ohio.
20 July 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - "Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center," by Liz Plummer. 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, 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.
19 October 2017 - Muskingum County Chapter, OGS - Program to be announced. 1:30 p.m. John McIntire Library, 22 North 5th Street, Zanesville, 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.
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.
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.
14 July 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - 6:00-Midnight, RCOGS Lock-In $10.00 fee with required (meal provided) RSVP. Contact Marleen Applegate at mragenealogy@gmail.com . Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, 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.
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.
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.
2 December 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - The annual Christmas Potluck Dinner. 12 noon. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
10 June 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - "William Shakespeare - A Look at the World of the Elizabethan Court and the Ongoing Struggle to Identify the real Mr. Shakespeare," by Richard Haldi. 10 a.m. Stark County Library, Canton, Ohio.
8 July 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - "Show & Tell" - bring items for discussion. Entrance off Lakeside Ave NW between 16th & 17th Strs. NW, follow signs to clubhouse. Guests of residents Maryann & John Walker. Bring covered dish and/or dessert to be shared by all. 11:30 a.m. Meyers Lake, Mariners Island Clubhouse, Meyers Lake, Ohio.
12 August 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - "History of the Residents & Residences of 19th st NW, Canton, Ohio Ridgewood Area betwen Market and Harvard," by Ralph Schreiber. 10 a.m. Innovation Center, Stark County District Library, Canton, 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.
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.
11 November 2017 - Stark County Chapter, OGS - Luncheon (Annual Banquet.) 12 noon. Canton Women's Club, Canton, Ohio.
17 June 2017 - Summit County Chapter OGS - "Cemetery Invasion." Location and time TBD. , Akron, Ohio.
15 July 2017 - Summit County Chapter OGS - Julie Wilson will discuss how results from three types of DNA tests might be used in your research. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, Akron, Ohio.
16 September 2017 - Summit County Chapter OGS - TBD. , Akron, Ohio.
21 October 2017 - Summit County Chapter OGS - TBD. , Akron, Ohio.
5 August 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Discovering Your Military Ancestors," featuring Eric Johnson and Michael Strauss. 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration requested. See http://www.akronlibrary.org/locations/main-library/special-collections/classes-and-events for more information. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
July 31 - August 7, 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - Wood County Fair. Grange Building, Bowling Green, Ohio.