Category Archives: Ohio Genealogy News

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Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850 @ FamilySearch.org

This project was indexed in partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Includes the following Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Monroe, Trumbull and Washington. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years… Read More »

Ohio Genealogical Society Publications Merger

Good news! No more separate publications to buy! Beginning in 2013, Ohio Records and Pioneer Families (ORPF) and Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal (OCWGJ) will be merging with OGS Quarterly. To accommodate contents from ORPF and OCWGJ, OGS Quarterly is being increased in size and will include all types of material from the earliest settlers… Read More »

27th Annual Ohio Genealogical Society’s Chapter Management Seminar

This weekend is the 27th Annual Ohio Genealogical Society’s Chapter Management Seminar. Saturday August 18, 2012 Calvary Apostolic Church, 454 Kellar Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2935 in Ross County. From U.S. 50 (west of downtown Chillicothe) turn left onto University Drive (follow the signs to Ohio University, Chillicothe Campus). Go straight past the University (road changes… Read More »

OGS Co-Hosting NGS Conference May 9-12 in Cincinnati

Join us as we co-host, along with the Hamilton County Chapter of OGS, the National Genealogical Society 2012 Family History Conference, “The Ohio River: Gateway to the Western Frontier,” from May 9-12 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stop by our booth (#201, 300) to see what OGS has to offer, along with some great giveaways and prizes.… Read More »

OGS Chapter Is Bringing Megan Smolenyak to Cleveland Area on May 19

“Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak (yes, that’s her real name) is a genealogical adventurer who loves solving mysteries, making unexpected discoveries and pushing the boundaries of conventional genealogy.” That’s how the East Cuyahoga County Chapter of OGS describes the acclaimed genealogist they are bringing to Cleveland on May 19 for an all-day seminar. She will be presenting… Read More »

2012 OGS Conference

Still Time to Register for the OGS Conference Have you made your plans to attend the 2012 OGS Conference? The theme of the 2012 annual conference is “History and Genealogy: Finding Clues to Ancestral Lives.” The conference will take place 12-14 April at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland.  Complete details are available in the registration… Read More »

Genealogical Committee of the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS)

The Genealogical Committee of the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) is planning activities to support the OGS Annual Conference in Cleveland April 12-14, 2012.  If you will be attending the conference, you may be interested in these plans since the Western Reserve Historical Society is located only a few minutes from the InterContinental Hotel where the Conference will… Read More »

Ohio Genealogical Society

The 5th Annual Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Competition Showcase your genealogical writing talent in one of the Ohio Genealogical Society’s outstanding journals. OGS is sponsoring its fourth annual genealogical writing contest which is open to authors of genealogical and historical material. In doing so, OGS will reward genealogical authorship and will feature the winners in… Read More »