5 Hidden Treasures for Ohio Genealogy

Many of us have Ohio roots. (I sometimes joke that my family tree is a Buckeye!)¬†We’re lucky that Ohio is so rich in records and resources for genealogists. But with all of the materials that we have available, there are some that fly under the radar of many family historians. Here’s a look at 5…

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OGS Conference – Register Now and Save

The Ohio Genealogical Society’s 2011 annual conference is fast approaching: 31 March – 2 April in Columbus. Also fast approaching is the deadline to get the early discount — Monday, 14 March. Registration costs if you send in your registration now (postmarked on or before 14 March): Full registration (OGS members): $115 Full registration (non-members):…

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Revised edition of Ohio Towns and Townships

According to Tom Neel, Library Director at the Ohio Genealogical Society, OGS will be printing a revised edition of Ohio Towns and Townships to 1900: A Location Guide. OGS would like to hear from anyone with additions and corrections for inclusion in the new edition. If you have such information, email ogs@ogs.org and put Ohio…

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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 think my favorite title is Shirley Hodges’ session “Family Historian or Pack Rat?” I didn’t…

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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 this later] Nathan L. Glover, Akron’s Premier Music Educator 1903 Deaths in Cincinnati, Ohio with…

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