Clark County Genealogical Society
a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

117 S. Fountain Avenue
Springfield, OH  45502
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10-3 Saturday

(from the Collection of the Clark
County Historical  
Society )



Upcoming meetings

    Our 11:30 a.m. meetings (none December, July and August) are in the conference room of the Park Shopping Center Branch of the Clark County Public Library, 1119 Bechtle Avenue, Springfield, Ohio. June meetings are pot luck luncheons honoring newly to be received Clark County First Family and/or First Settler members—location to be announced later.

    January 11, 2014: James Campbell, Executive Director/Chief Ranger of the Clark County Park District will portray in uniform a Revolutionary War Soldier of the First Mad River Light Artillery which he has named Captain Colin Campbell.

    February 8, 2014: Speaker Kathleen Lauri-Lewis has been working on Clark County’s Presbyterian Church History. She says she plans to take people on a journey starting with John Humphreys, one of the first ordained elders in the Presbyterian Church in Springfield, through First and Second Presbyterian Church continuing to Oakland Presbyterian Church and Eastside Chapel and then ending with Covenant Presbyterian Church and modern times.

    March 8, 2014: Heather McCray of Memories in Print will be our speaker. Her topic will be “How to organize your genealogical data and photos into an attractive and readable book.” As the owner of Memories in Print, during the past three years she has helped multiple families write, organize and print their families’ stories and photos into beautiful readable heirloom books. Heather is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Journalism. She has also written several articles for local publications, including Hoof Beats Magazines, Dublin Life Magazine and City Scene Magazine. Her website is

    April 12, 2014: Tom Stafford, local reporter for the Springfield News-Sun, will speak to us. His topic will be announced in a later newsletter.


      Share your research This is a page on our site where members can have their family information and photos posted to share with other researchers.  We can accept photos, narratives and reports, but not Gedcom files, at least not at present.  If you don't have a web site for your family research, you can still have some of your information online-right here.    
      Join us at a meeting Upcoming meetings, membership application, and information on becoming a member of First Families and/or Settlers of Clark County.  Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. in the Community Room at the Park Shopping Center brand of the Clark County Library.  All meetings are open to the public.
      Help us Volunteer opportunities for those living in or near Clark County, or far away.
      Location Call, write, or visit us in the new Heritage Center. 
      Resources & Research Our library has been combined with the holdings of the Heritage Center, and is available to visitors. Research fee of $2.00 is waived for members. We have a large card file of obituaries, marriages, newspaper clippings regarding veterans, and burials; cemetery readings; surname files; five generation charts; newspaper abstracts for 1829 - 1841; LDS microfiche of documents related to Clark County, and family histories.  The Fisher Family Library and Archives holdings include old newspapers, original wills, biographical information, maps and plat books, and photographs. 
      Publications View our list of publications.  Download the order form.
      Newsletter Each member receives our quarterly newsletter, Clark County Kin.  Here's a list of recent articles.
      Links Other sites related to Clark County

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