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4 February 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Clermont County Lineage Societies: Getting Started." 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Sttreet, Batavia, Ohio.
4 March 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "GraveGuardians." 1 p.m. Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road, Cincinnati, Ohio.
1 April 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - "Squirrel Hunters of the Civil War: Old Newspaper Accounts and History" by Ervin Chaney with a story of Margie Thomas ancestor. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
6 May 2017 - Clermont County Chapter, OGS - Using and proper documentation of newspaper articles. Tricks to finding your ancestors on Chroniclingamerica.com, with in house discussion. 1 p.m. Doris Wood Library, 180 South 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio.
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.
6 February 2017 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Ohio's Canal System," by John Dailey. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
6 March 2017 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Care and Handling of Your Treasures at Home," by Jennifer Souers Chevraux. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
3 April 2017 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Serendipity in Genealogy," by Margaret Cheney. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
1 May 2017 - Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS - "Cemeteries and Their Famous Residents," by Cathie Clager. 7 p.m. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Boulevard, Independence, Ohio.
1 February 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help Session. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
15 February 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "Demo on Resources Available at FHC," by Betty Franklin. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Family History Center, 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, OHio.
1 March 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help Session. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
15 March 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - "DNA-Tested: Overview of DNA and Three Testing Companies," by Mary Jamba, OGS Trustee. 6:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
5 April 2017 - Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS - Help Session. 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, Ohio.
6 February 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Industrial History of Cleveland," by David A Bernatowicz. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
6 March 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "He Used to be My Ancestor: Avoiding Seven Common Research Mistakes," by Chris Staats. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
3 April 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Buckeye Boys and Girls," by Susan Talbot-Stanaway. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
1 May 2017 - East Cuyahoga County Chapter, OGS - "Murder in the Family: Researching a 100 Year Old Mystery," by Deb Shell. 7 p.m. Ross DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights, 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.
19 January 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Never Sing at the Table," by Chris Hart. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
16 February 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Early Pickerington," by Peggy Portier. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
16 March 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Presentation by Carol Gaal of the Wagnalls Memorial Library in Lithopolis. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, OHio.
20 April 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Indian Mounds and Earthworks," by Jarrod Burks. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
18 May 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - "Bremen Area Historical Society and Muscum," by Terry Borah. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
15 June 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Program TBA. 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 - Program TBA. 6:30 p.m. Fairfield County Genealogical Library, 503 Lenwood Drive, Lancaster, Ohio.
21 September 2017 - Fairfield County Chapter, OGS - Program TBA. 6:30 p.m. 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 - Program TBA. 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.
18 February 2017 - Florida Chapter, OGS - Annual Conference of Florida Chapter OGS. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. , Ocoee, Florida.
20 February 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - Annual business meeting and officer inductions; 45th Anniversary celebration. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
20 March 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "Navigating FamilySearch," by Deb Root Shell. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
17 April 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "How to Prepare a Lineage Application," by Margaret Cheney. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, Ohio.
15 May 2017 - Greater Cleveland Chapter, OGS - "Using Coroner's Inquest Files: Gunshot, Head Rolling Down the Tracks, or Just a Possible Heart Attack?" by Tom Neel. 6:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park, 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 April 2017 - Hamilton County Chapter, OGS - Annual Seminar - The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. russel, will give four presentations. Please see website for list of topics. 8:30 a.m. Mill Race Banquet Center, Winton Woods, Cincinnati, Ohio.
9 March 2017 - Highland ?County Southern Ohio Chapter, OGS - "Sustainable Genealogy: Is It Fact or a Family Legend?" 7 p.m.. North High Center, 1487 N High St (Old K-Mart Building), Hillsboro, Ohio.
8 March 2017 - Paulding County Chapter, OGS - "Letters from the Civil War," by Kim Sutton. 6:30 p.m. Paulding County Library, 205 South Main Street, Paulding, Ohio.
12 April 2017 - Paulding County Chapter, OGS - Journalist Jim Lanham on his best Paulding County Stories. 6:30 p.m. Paulding County Library, 205 South Main Street, Paulding, Ohio.
10 May 2017 - Paulding County Chapter, OGS - Executive Director of the Black Swamp Conservancy Rob Krain on the Forrest Woods Preserve. 6:30 p.m. Paulding County Library, 205 South Main Street, Paulding, Ohio.
21 January 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Genealogy Hacks: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Online Research," by Mary Milne Jamba. 1 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
18 February 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Oak Hill Cottage," by Alan Wigton. 1 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
18 March 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Getting the Most Out of City Directories," by Dr. Deborah Abbott. 1 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
20 April 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "The Story of Robert Long, A Civil War Soldier & POW," by Pat Drouhard. 7 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, Ohio.
25 May 2017 - Richland County Chapter, OGS - "Ohio Furniture 101:: An Introduction to Styles and Cultural Groups," by Andrew Richmond. 7 p.m. Ohio Genealogical Society, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville, 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.
11 February 2017 - Scioto County Chapter, OGS - "Heritage Album: Scrapbooking Your Family History," by Leslie Sisler. 1 p.m. Portsmouth Public Library, 1220 Gallia Street, Portsmouth, Ohio.
21 January 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "A Founder for All: Abraham Clark, Signer of the Declaration of Independence," by Barb Baltrinic. 1:30 p.m. Tallmadge Branch Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge, Ohio.
18 February 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Dating and Analyzing Family Photographs," by Rebecca Larson-Troyer. 1:30 p.m. Akron-Summit County Public Library, Akron, Ohio.
18 March 2017 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Working through Roadblocks." Bring your research problems. 1:30 p.m. Tallmadge Branch Library, 90 Community Road, Tallmadge, Ohio.
24 January 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - "How To Do Ohio Research?" by Program Committee. 6:30 p.m. Wood County District Public Library, 251 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio.
28 February 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - "How Do I Find My Ancestors Passenger List?" by Program Committee. 6:30 p.m. 251 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio.
28 March 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - "How Do I Use the Familysearch Website?" by Julie Chase. Followed by Library Lock-in. 6:30 p.m. 251 North Main Street, Bowling Green, Ohio.
4 April 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - Genealogy Research Trip to Fort Wayne. Members only. , Bowling Green, Ohio.
25 April 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - "What Happened in Wood County March 14, 1858? Ellen White and the Miracle at Lovett's Grove," by Michael McMaster 6:30 p.m. Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, Ohio.
23 May 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - Annual Awards Banquet. Place t be Announced. 6 p.m. , Bowling Green, Ohio.
July 31 - August 7, 2017 - Wood County Chapter, OGS - Wood County Fair. Grange Building, Bowling Green, Ohio.