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Welcome to the Allen County, Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Website.
Our Chapter was formed to create and build interest in preserving and collecting genealogical and historical records relating to the early settlers of Allen County. We encourage sharing genealogical information with other Allen County researchers.
Chapter meetings are held at 2:00 PM at the Folsum Auditorium in the Allen County Museum, 650 W. Market St., Lima, Ohio 45801. The public is always welcome and invited to attend.
2013 Meeting Dates: Time 2:00pm
|Jan 20||Executive Board Meeting|
|Feb 17||Uncle Sam's Records - Debbie Mayes|
|Mar 17||My Irish Ancestors, the Dennis Family - Ray Crump|
|Apr 21||Clear the Mess on the Desk - Kelli Bergheimer|
|May 19||Delphos Canal Commission field trip
Time: 1:00 to 3:00
|Jun 16||Stumps & Stump-Jumpers|
|Jul 21||First Families of Allen County Day|
|Aug 7||Field trip, OGS Library|
|Sep 7, 8||Allen County Genealogy Fair -
Allen County Museum
Time: 1:15 to 3:30
|Sep 15||Using Find A Grave - Sarah Crump|
|Oct 20||Bible Genealogies: What They Are;
Why They Are
- Bill Huber
|Oct 26||Family History Month Workshop
- Peggy Clemens Lauritzen and Deborah Carder Mayes
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
Where: Allen County Museum Auditorium
|Nov||Annual business meeting and elections at the banquet.|
Any interested person may become a member upon the payment of annual dues to the Chapter. Chapter dues are $15.00 per individual per year or $18.00 per year for a joint membership. Joint membership is for family of two (2) persons living at the same address. Joint membership receives one publication only. Membership runs from January through December. If you join during the year, you will receive all the newsletters for the current year.
Benefits of membership are: 4 quarterly issues of Allen County Ancestry, the newsletter of the Allen County Genealogical Society, an annual membership directory, which comes out in March, and 10% discount on ACGS publications and special events, such as workshops.
Complete and Print Membership
Completed applications should be mailed to:
Allen County Chapter, OGS
P. O. Box 1104
Lima, Ohio 45802
New members may include a pedigree chart with their application.
Complete and print the Authorization form when submitting your Pedigree chart here
Complete and Print Pedigree Chart Here
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Current members may also submit pedigree charts. Use the above links to complete the Pedigree chart and mail to the Chapter office indicated above.