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21 Aug 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30 pm. Ashland County Public Library, Stockwell Meeting Room Rachel Mattie “Genealogical Resources at Loudonville Public Library”. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
21 Aug 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - The Gas Boom (Museum) By Kay Hochstetler Treats – Ron Oswald . 206, Findlay, OH.
21 Aug 2018 - Miami County Historical & Genealogical SocietyLiz Plummer of the Ohio Historical Society presents a program on the Records from the Prisons, Asylums, and Childrens Homes of Ohio. Program starts at 6:30 at the Piqua Public Library, Louis Room. This program is free, open to the public and requires no reservation. For questions, contact Stephanie Winchester at 937-307-7142 or stefalx@msn.com . 116 W High St, Piqua, OH.
01 Sept 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUISE COOKE’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, TECHNOLOGY (GENERAL) 10 Tech Tools You Can’t Live Without Date: September 1, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
06 Sept 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - LIFE IN MEDIEVAL TIMES Presented by the Society for Creative Anachronism - Cleftlands (Barony) of the Region of North Oaken of the Middle Kingdom . 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Richard Haldi, speaker. Program to be announced.. 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter“Immigration & Passenger’s Lists” by Liz Plummer at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
08 Sept 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - Clermont County Genealogical Society Heritage Day Luncheon, To purchase tickets or for directions go to The Clermont Genealogical Society website. Heraldry & Genealogy Presented by Greg Hand Coats of arms provide an important historical record for genealogists. The study of arms, known as heraldry, uncovers clues to birth order, property, name origin, geography and occupation of your ancestors. There are many myths and misconceptions about heraldry and some unique jargon, known as blazon. Learning about heraldry can enrich your family tree. Saturday, September 08, 2018 at the Terrace Park Country Club, 5341 South Milford Road, Milford, Ohio, http://terraceparkcc.com Registration: 11:00-11:30 AM, Luncheon and Program 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM Completed reservation forms must be received by September 1, 2018 . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
09 Sept 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySUNDAY MEETING - 2 PM - Researching Naturalization at the Ohio History Connection presented by Elizabeth Plummer Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
09 Sept 2018 - Medina County Genealogical Society - Social time 1:30 PM. Program 2:00 PM at Medina County District Library, "Beyond The Store Fronts.” Robert Hyde will present the history of the buildings and businesses that have been an important part of the history of Medina. . 210 S Broadway, Medina, OH.
10 Sept 2018 - Lorain County Chapter - Social time 6:30pm-Program and Meeting 7:00 pm at North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. How to Prepare a Lineage Application - Margaret Cheney. 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
10 Sept 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DBA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
10 Sept 2018 - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - 7 pm - "An Update on the Cuyahoga County Archives" presented by Judy Cetina. Independence Civic Center. 6363 Selig Dr, Independence, OH.
11 Sept 2018 - Butler County Chapter - 7 pm Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester,Ohio as Kathy Reed, who is currently serving in the role of Program Director for the Hamilton County Chapter of OGS and leads a regional DNA Interest Group presents "“USING DNA TO IDENTIFY AN ADOPTEE’S FAMILY ”. In this talk, she will discuss how she used Gedmatch and other tools to uncover this family secret.. P O Box 13006, Hamilton, Ohio.
11 Sep 2018 - Geauga County Genealogical Society - What:    "Saving Your Genealogical Data-Electronically" Who:      Presented by Roger Marble When:    September 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm Where:   Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH     What do you do after you have researched and collected your genealogical information? How do you store it and how do you share it? Roger Marble will answer those questions and more.     The program is presented by the Geauga County Genealogical Society and will begin immediately following the 7:00pm business meeting. The meeting and program are free and all are welcome to attend. For more information email: gensocyinfo@gmail.com.  or go to: gcgsoh.org.. 110 East Park St, Chardon, Ohio.
15 September 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Beginner's Luck". Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30 PM. OGS Library in Bellville, Amy Johnson Crow “Timeline: The Swiss Army Knife of Genealogical Records” (Joint meeting with Richland County Chapter, OGS). . 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Pioneer Banquet. 206 Broadway St, Findlay, Ohio.
18 Sept 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Pioneer Banquet – John Hancock Food - TBA . 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH.
19 September 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "Deed you Hear About these Records" 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
19 Sept 2018 - Cuyahoga West Chapter - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Guest speaker, Liz Pearson, "English and Welsh Parish Records 1538-1837." Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library . 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH.
20 Sept 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m. Brick wall help session. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
25 Sep 2018 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm - “Back to Basics & Help with That Brick Wall” by Program Committee. 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
01 Oct 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY AND YOUR COMMUNITY; INTERACTION, SERVICE, ADVOCACY - Tom Neel, Library Director, Ohio Genealogical Society. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
1 Oct 2018 - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - 7 pm - "Cleveland’s Jewish Voices From the Nineteenth Century to the Present" presented by Sean Martin. Independence Civic Center. 6363 Selig Dr, Independence, OH.
06 Oct 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUSIE COOKE’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, How the Genealogist can Remember Everything with Evernote Date: October 6, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
07 Oct 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySunday - 2:00 pm 0 Genealogy Websites presented by Eydie Wright Keim - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
08 Oct 2018 - Lorain County Chapter - Social time 6:30pm-Program and Meeting 7:00 pm at North Ridgeville Branch of the Lorain Public Library. “Until Death Do Us Part: An Examination of the Marriage and Divorce Laws of the 1800s” – presented by Tom Neel. Tom will discuss the laws that governed both marriage and divorce, the records that are generated by both, and the locations where records can be found. . 35700 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, Ohio.
13 Oct 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Election of Officers and Mary Biller (SCCOGS President) will present the program "History of PEZ dispensers". 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
13 Oct 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter ALL DAY WORKSHOP - Annual Genealogy Seminar, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Road, Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Deborah A. Abbott will present four topics: You Only Have a Death Announcement - Now What? - Learn how to discover the courageous stories that fill the dash between birth and death. Researching Libraries & Archives in Ohio and Beyond - Find materials that are not on the Internet. Breaking the Brick Wall: Researching in Black and White - Reconstructing an African American family from slavery to freedom using basic family history research tools. A Gift of Legacy: Who’s Writing Your Story? - Learn the importance of tracing your own life so you can answer the question “How do you want to be remembered?”. Register at https://montgomery-county-genealogy-seminar.eventbrite.com . , , .
14 Oct 2018 - Medina County Genealogical Society - Social time 1:30 PM. Program 2:00 PM at Medina County District Library, “How To Prepare A Lineage Society Application.” In partnership with the Medina County District Library. Learn how to complete society applications and prove your lineage, as well as the library resources that can help. The program will focus on our chapter lineage societies, but also includes discussion of state and national groups. . 210 S Broadway, Medina, OH.
15 Oct 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30 pm. Ashland County Public Library, Stockwell Meeting Room– Program and Speaker TBA. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Justin Crawfis gives an update on the library. Meeting starts at 6:30 pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Library. All are welcome. Refreshments served.. 206 Broadway St, Findlay, Ohio.
16 Oct 2018 - Hancock County Chapter - Justin Crawfis Library Update Treats – Justin Crawfis . 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH.
16 Oct 2018 - Miami County Historical & Genealogical SocietyHaunted Piqua, presented by Jim Oda. The program will be at the Piqua Public Library in the Louis Room. Question? Contact Stephanie Winchester 937-307-7142.. 116 W High St, Piqua, OH.
18 Oct 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Thursday, October 18, 2018, at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m., followed by the "Treasures in the Attic" program by local auctioneers Mike Lemay and George Barnes. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
20 October 2018 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "DAR Lineage Society and the Research Process for Joining". Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio.
23 Oct 2018 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm - “An Adoptee’s Successful Search” by Larry Nelson, Asst. Prof. of History, BGSU, Retired Director of Ft. Meigs State Memorial . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
01 Nov 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - 5 WAYS TO FACEBOOK YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - Sunny McClellan Morton, editor Ohio Genealogy News, author and instructor. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
01 Nov 2018 - Wood County Chapter - 9:00 a.m. – Collating – 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting – Lunch . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
03 Nov 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - LISA LOUSIE COOK’S, GENEALOGY GEMS, “Clippings”, “Video’s to Enhance Your Family History” Date: November 3, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
04 Nov 2018 - Licking County Genealogical SocietySUNDAY - 2:00 pm - US Colored Troops Service Records presented by Eric Johnson - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St , Newark, Ohio.
10 Nov 2018 - Stark County Chapter - Meeting held at Innovation Center of the Stark County District Library from 10 am to noon. Business Meeting and (program TBD) . 715 Market Ave N, Canton, Ohio.
11 Nov 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter “Using DNA to Identify an Adoptee’s Family” by Kathy Reed at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
12 Nov 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
13 Nov 2018 - Ashland County Chapter - Tuesday, November 13th at 6:00 PM. Christ United Methodist Church, Ashland, Ohio in the Fellowship Hall Amy Wachs, JD “Bogart and Bacall Myths, Mysteries and Family Histories” (Annual Lineage Society Banquet, there is a fee to this program) Reservations required.. 224 Claremont Ave, Ashland, Ohio.
13 Nov 2018 - Butler County Chapter - 7:00 pm - “Finding Answers in Naturalization Records” Immigration research can begin right here in your own back yard. In fact, many researchers may feel inclined to jump the pond too quickly and overlook some wonderful sources. This lecture will cover two case studies using naturalization records and passenger lists in the 1930s and in the 1830s. Jump aboard as we discover your immigrant roots! - Presented by Amie Bowser Tennant West Chester MidPointe Library . 9363 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, Ohio.
14 November 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "German Heritage." 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
15 Nov 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive. Refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 p.m. Native American Month Celebration with Kim and Sherry Black. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
27 Nov 2018 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm "Results from That Brick Wall" by Program Committee. Annual Cookie Exchange and Genealogy Swap Wood County District Library . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
01 Dec 2018 - Clermont County Genealogical Society - CHRISTMAS PARTY, bring cookies or candies and come prepared to laugh, talk and have a great time with friends that love genealogy as much as you do. We welcome you to tell of new genealogical discoveries you have made in 2018 or bring an item of your ancestors to share. Date: December 1, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio . 180 S 3rd St, Batavia, Ohio.
02 Dec 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society2:00 pm - Licking County Cemeteries presented by LCGS volunteers - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
03 Dec 2018 - East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society - 7pm - TELLING IT ALL: PRESENTING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - Mary Milne Jamba, OGS District Trustee - This is also our Holiday Celebration.. 6306 Marsol Rd, Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
08 Dec 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Annual Holiday Cookie Walk - Saturday, December 8, 2018, at the Genealogical Research Library, 503 Lenwood Drive in Lancaster from 1 to 4 p.m. A great variety of homemade cookies and candies available just in time for the Holidays. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
08 Dec 2018 - Montgomery County Chapter Holiday Party & Genealogy Show & Tell at 1 p.m., Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Community Room 2-B.. , Dayton, Ohio.
10 Dec 2018 - Licking County Genealogical Society6:00 pm - DNA Interest Group - Meeting Room A - Licking County Main Library. 101 W Main St, Newark, Ohio.
19 December 2018 - Warren County Chapter, OGS - "Annual Christmas Gathering." 7:30 p.m. Phillippi Meeting Room, Otterbein, 585 N State Rte 741, Lebanon, Ohio.
20 Dec 2018 - Fairfield County Chapter - Christmas Party at the Griley House in Baltimore on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. Meat, drinks and table service provided; please bring a covered dish/dessert and an item for the white elephant gift exchange. Lineage society awards presented at this time. All are welcome. . 503 Lenwood Dr, Lancaster, Ohio.
31 Dec 2018 - Ohio Genealogical Society - DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ALL LINEAGE APPLICATIONS, BOOK AWARDS, AND ALL OTHER AWARDS. 611 State Route 97, Bellville, Ohio.
03 Jan 2019 - Wood County Chapter - 9:00 a.m. – Collating – 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting – Lunch . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
22 Jan 2019 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm - “Tales from the Misty Past, Vol. 1 & Base Ball Today: The Interurban in Northwest Ohio”-Michael McMaster. Education Programs Coordinator, Wood County Historical Center and Museum . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
26 Mar 2019 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm - “Exploring our Genealogy Web Site, Followed by a Library Lock In” Meet in Local History Meeting Room for Orientation and Then Move to Computer Lab . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
01 Apr 2019 - Wood County Chapter - “Genealogy Research Trip” – Annual Ft. Wayne Trip – Members only . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
23 Apr 2019 - Wood County Chapter - 6:30 pm “What Do I Do With My DNA Results?” Speaker: Steve Frank, Seneca County Genealogical Society . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
24 Apr 2019 - Wood County Chapter - Thursday, Apr 25 – 9:00 a.m. – Collating – 10:30 a.m. Business Meeting – Lunch . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.
28 May 2019 - Wood County Chapter - 6:00 p.m. Annual Awards Banquet - Nazareth Hall, Grand Rapids, Ohio Installation of Officers Presentation of Certificates to new “First Families and Settlers and Builders” Inductees Entertainment: “Note Worthy” . 251 N Main St, Bowling Green, Ohio.