Tag Archives: Ohio

Ohio Historical Society is closed this week

A reminder to everyone that the Ohio Historical Society — including the Archives/Library — is closed today (March 28) through April 3. You can thank the Ohio legislature and their massive slashing of OHS’ budget for this. Other OHS sites … Continue reading

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Ohio Genealogical Society conference – save $ and register now

This year’s Ohio Genealogical Society conference will be held 2-4 April at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron. The schedule is filled with sessions covering topics such military research, Internet sources, software, publishing, migration, oral history, and historical fiction. I … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Springtime in the Cemetery

With all of the snow we’ve had this winter — including 6 inches of snow and a half inch of ice we got yesterday and today — I’m in need of some springtime. I took this photo a couple of … Continue reading

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Ohio Historical to close for 1 week

The Ohio Historical Society has announced that, due to further funding cuts from the state, they will furlough employees and close specified sites for the week of March 28 – April 3. The sites that will be closed are: Ohio … Continue reading

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Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly, Dec. 2008

I received the latest Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly¬†[December 2008] in today’s mail. Contents include: The Family of William H. Fyffe of Champaign County Society of Civil War Families of Ohio Roster, 2008 OGS 2008 [sic] Writing Competition [I’ll blog about … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Woody Hayes

In honor of this Saturday’s Ohio State/Michigan game (the greatest rivalry in college football!), I’m featuring the grave of legendary OSU football Woody Hayes. Woody and his wife Anne are buried in Union Cemetery in Columbus, not far from the … Continue reading

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Ohio Tax Records – Digitized and Online for Free

Some Ohio researchers are familiar with FamilySearch’s partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society to index early Ohio tax records. After countless hundreds of hours of volunteer time, we are seeing the fruits of the labor! The tax records from 1816 … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Veterans Day

I considered writing a post about military burials, but I think I’ll let this photo from Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus do the talking instead.

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New Collections at the Ohio Historical Society

The Ohio Historical Society‘s Manuscripts & Audiovisual team has processed and catalogued several new collections. Some of them sound quite exciting, such as VFM 5699 “Civil War Muster Rolls, Payments and Enlistments” and VFM 5755 “30th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry … Continue reading

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Census Records for Ohio Available for Free

The good folks at FamilySearch announced today that they have added more indexes to their online census collections. Among the good news for Ohio researchers is that Ohio is now included in the 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 indexes. … Continue reading

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