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Calendar of Meetings
Cleveland District Round Table
Ohio Genealogy Society, Mansfield
African-American Genealogical Society-Cleveland
Black River Genealogists
Brooklyn Genealogy Club
Cleveland-Bratislava Sister Cities Society
Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization
Computer Assisted Genealogy Group Cleveland Area
Croatian Heritage Museum
Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups
Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society
Cuyahoga West Chapter OGS
East Cuyahoga Co. Genealogical Society
Family History Center, Kirtland
Family History Center, Westlake
Geauga Co. Chapter OGS
Greater Cleveland Chapter OGS
Great Lakes Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists
Hungarian Genealogy Society
Jewish Genealogy Society, Cleveland, Ohio, Inc.
Lake County Genealogical Society, a Chapter of the OGS
Lorain Co. Chapter OGS
Medina Co. Chapter OGS
Northeast Ohio Computer-Aided Genealogy Society, Inc.
Oberlin African American Genealogy Society
Ohio Cemetery Alliance
The Polish Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland
Slovenian Genealogy Society International, Inc., Ohio Chapter
Tri-C-GO (Cuyahoga County Council of Genealogical Organizations)
Wellington Genealogical Society
Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee
Other Nearby Friends
Hudson Genealogical Study Group, Hudson Chapter OGS
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Activities of Genealogical Interest
31 August - 3 September 2016 Federation of Genealogy Societies Conference, Springfield, Illinois. "Time Travel: Centuries of Memories," http://www.fgs.org/ $
Thursday 1 September 2016 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Mandy Altimus Pons will offer "Entertainment of the Early 1900s." Note day change.
Wednesday 7 September 2016 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet, in Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.
Wednesday 7 September 2016 7:00 p.m.Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland will have a session of assistance for filling out lineage society applications. At 7:30 Rabbi Naphtali Burnstein, Young Israel of Greater Cleveland, guest speaker, will discuss "How to Read a Jewish Tombstone." Meeting in the Miller Board Room, Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122.
Saturday 10 September 2016 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG will hear Judith Cetina, PhD present “Treasures in the Cuyahoga County Archives. Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield Village OH
Saturday, 10 September 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee; "Opening the Door to Family History" Presenter: Heber MacWilliams; This class is designed for the beginning researcher. We'll cover how to get started, using home sources, how to organize your material, basic documentation and great websites. Register yourself and guest by name for the cost of one. A behind-the-scenes tour of the library is after class. To register: firstname.lastname@example.org. $
Monday 12 September 2016 7:00 p.m. - Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Debra Lape presenting "Looking For Lizzie" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.
Monday 12 September 2016 7 pm "Research in the Western Reserve Before 1850" presented by Jane Gramlich at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. CVGS.
Tuesday 13 September 2016 7:00pm Geauga County Genealogical Society will hear "Researching Church Records" presented by Sunny McClellan Morton at Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH.
15-17 September 2016 New York State Family History Conference at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center Syracuse/Liverpool in Syracuse, New York http://www.nysfhc.org/ $
Saturday 17 September 2016 10:00 am Picnic with the Dead! Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland. Bring your own lunch or bring dish to share. Grave finding help, stories, and more. See Woodland Cemetery Foundation web site for flyer.
Wednesday 21 September 2016 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Jennifer Nieves, Museum Registrar and Archivist for the Dittrick Medical History Center presents “Storage & Preservation of Family Archival Photos, Documents, and Heirlooms: How to Do It Yourself at Home,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.
Wednesday 21 September 2016 7:00 p.m. Hungarian Genealogy Society meets at CUYAHOGA COUNTY LIBRARY, GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH, 5409 Turney Rd., Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Research Sharing Night -- report on your resesrch, surnames, places, where you are in your research now. Everyone should contribute to help plan for future programs.
22-26 September 2016 Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Management Conference at Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. https://www.apgen.org/conferences/ $
Saturday 24 September 2016 Detroit Family History Conference sponsored by Detroit Public Library, Detroit Genealogical Society, and Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society. Featuring Dr. Deborah Abbott. Free.
Saturday 24 September 2016 9:30 am AAGS will have a film and discussion on Black Indians: An American Story. This video documentary explores the issue of racial identity among Native Americans, African Americans and the melding of these two groups in American history. Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH 44120.
Thursday 29 September 2016 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Sunny McClellan Morton will present "Why We Care Where Grandma Went to Church: An In-depth Look at US Religious Records"
Thursday 29 September 2016 2-5pm Help session at Morley Library with members of LCGS.
1 October 2016 Ohio Genealogical Society Fall Seminar at Bellville, Ohio
Monday 3 October 2016 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. David Kendall presents "When Descendants Become Ancestors."
Monday 3 October 2016 7:00 pm CVGS meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. "Using Y-DNA in Genealogy" will be presented by Terry Blair.
Wednesday 5 October 2016 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet, in Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.
Monday 10 October 2016 7:00 p.m. - Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts David Kendall presenting " When Descendants Become Ancestors" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.
Tuesday - Thursday 11-13 October 2016 6:30 am OGS trip to Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN. Leaving from Broopark or pick up at OGS, Bellville. Trip has been cancelled. Watch for a reschedule. $
Tuesday 11 October 2016 7:00pm "Penmanship the Old Way" presented by Cheryl McClellan (reschedule from February) at Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH.
Friday 21- Saturday 22 October 2016 1:30 pm North Hills Genealogists present their fall conference starring J. Mark Lowe, CG, and Deborah Abbott, Ph.D. Topics will be "Developing a Strategic Research Plan and Compiling Complete Results," "Talking Details: Oral History & Genealogy." On Saturday choose a track: Genealogy 101: How Do I Start?, "You Only Have a Death Announcement -- Now What?" or "Genealogy 201: Beyond the Basics: "Write that Source Down," and "Pioneers of the Frontier: Using Online Newspapers (1750-1900) To Find Early Settlers." Afternoon: "Is It Really Online? Finding and Using Original Sources at Home or Library,"and "Metes & Bounds: Finding Land Transactions and Landless Documents." See North Hills Genealogists. $
Saturday 22 October 2016 9:30 am AAGS will host Sunny McClellan Morton, speaking on "What's So Special About Special Censuses?" Learn how to find and use veteran, mortality, slave, agriculture, manufacturer, and social statistics schedules. Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH 44120.
Saturday 22 October 2016 Ohio Chapter Palatines to America Fall Seminar Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Ave, US Rt 42, Plain City, Ohio. "Searching Your Roots in Germany" Presenting Dr. Helmut Schmahl from the University of Mainz, Germany, as our featured speaker. Topics: Go Digital: Current Trends in Genealogical Research in Germany; Introduction to Family Research in Southwest Germany; Beyond Lederhosen and Sauerkraut: Everyday Life in Germany in the 18th and 19th Centuries; Traces They Left Behind: German Sources About Our Ancestors. Register online by PayPal: http://www.oh-palam.org/ $
Wednesday 26 October 2016 7:00 p.m. Hungarian Genealogy Society meets at WICKLIFFE Library, 1713 Lincoln Rd, Wickliffe, OH 44092. Diana Rogers will show various blogs and webinars that can provide instructional information in our Hungarian Research, and Facebook sites to enhance our knowledge of the culture and provide assistance in breaking through those European brick walls.
Thursday 27 October 2016 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Joellen O'Neill will discuss the Civil War Andersonville Prison.
Thursday 27 October 2016 2-5pm Help session at Morley Library with members of LCGS.
Thursday 27 October 2016 6:30 pm Cuyahoga County Lineage Society members will meet at the Cleveland Clinic meeting room on Rockside in Independence.
Wednesday 2 November 2016 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers free Family History Research Help Session. Bring pedigree and family group sheet, in Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.
Thursday 3 November 2016 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Henry Timmon will present "The Firelands of Ohio: History and Records." Note day change.
Sunday 6 November 2016 2:00 pm Cleveland District Round Table will gather at Independence Library to discuss topics of interest to the leadership of genealogy societies in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties.
Monday 7 November 2016 7:00 pm CVGS meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. "Slovenian Genealogy" will be presented by Rose Marie Jisa.
Tuesday 8 November 2016 7:00pm Geauga County Genealogical Society meets at Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH. "The Civil War in Song and Narrative" a musical evening for both blue and gray. Presenters: Wind, Strings, and Ivory.
Monday 14 November 2016 7:00 p.m. - Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Ken Bravo presenting " Locating Your Ancestors' Naturalization Records and Learning About the Secrets They Hold" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.
Wednesday 16 November 2016 6:30-89:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Sunny Morton presents: “Urban Genealogy: finding ancestors in city directories, urban and suburban maps, voting records, local histories and other rich local records,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.
Thursday 17 November 2016 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Dr. Deborah Abbott will share one of her excellent genealogy topics.
Thursday 17 November 2016 2-5pm Help session at Morley Library with members of LCGS.
Sunday 4-11 December Salt Lake Christmas Tour with Leland Meitzler and lots of experts just for you. A week of classes, consultations, and camaraderie at the world's largest genealogy library, Sign up now as it is filling quickly. More info here. Please use the application here. $
Monday 5 December 2016 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets for a holiday celebration at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Bring a fingerfood to share. Chris Staats presents "'Not Online' Doesn't Mean Out of Reach."
Monday 5 December 2016 7:00 pm CVGS meets at 7 pm at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. "The U. S. Federal Census" will be presented by Linda Freeman.
Monday 12 December 2016 7:00 p.m. - Lorain County Chapter OGS program to be Announced. Please bring a finger food to share. - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.
22-27 January 2017 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration will open 9 July 2016 at 9 a.m. MDT. $
8-10 February 2017 Roots Tech 2017 in Salt Lake City. Empahsis on sharing your genealogy and all the technology involved. Much breaking news and product rollouts happen here. $
28 Feb-2 Mar 2017 Trip to Ft. Wayne and the Allen County Public Library huge genealogy collection. Leaving from Mentor, Brookpark, or Bellville, OH. Hosted by Geneal Pusuits. See upcoming brochure and registration information under Tours at GenealPursuits.com $
26-29 April 2017 Ohio Genealogical Society Conference at Kalahari, Sandusky, Ohio.
10-13 May 2017 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina. "Family History Lives Here." http://www.ngsgenealogy.org $
25-30 June 2017Genealogical Reserch Institute in Pittsburgh (GRIP) will offer intermediate to advanced educational tracks. For more details, see www.GRIPitt.org $
16-21 July 2017.Genealogical Reserch Institute in Pittsburgh (GRIP) will offer intermediate to advanced educational tracks. For more details, see www.GRIPitt.org $
30 August - 2 September 2017 FGS Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania $
21-26 January 2018 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah. $
23-26 August 2018 FGS Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana $
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