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The Cleveland District Round Table is a discussion group of the leadership of the genealogical societies in the five-county district which includes Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina. It meets twice a year, Spring and Fall to exchange information on the happenings within their organizations. Some of the groups represented at these meetings, in addition to the Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, include religious, nationality, ethnic, locality, and computer interest groups. All are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.
Disclaimer: Activities and society information posted here are the responsibility of the member societies. It is recommended that viewers check with the source society for accuracy and more recent updates of information.

Member Societies


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

Slovak Institute

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

Archived Activities
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Activities of Genealogical Interest


16-21 July 2017 Genealogical Research Institute in Pittsburgh (GRIP) will offer intermediate to advanced educational tracks. For more details, see www.GRIPitt.org $

Wednesday 19 July 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Bring your photos, trees, brick walls, successes, Eureka! moments, tales of serendipity or favorite website to share with the group. Always a fun meeting.

Saturday 22 July 2017 9:30 am AAGS will discuss "Creative Ideas for Family History Projects." Take your passion for family heritage & combine it with artful ways to display what your've found. Whether by your own hands or by technology, developing unique ways to show your efforts can be rewarding.

Thursday 27 July 2017 5:30 am Lake County Genealogical Society Annual Picnic at Rabbit Run Theatre, 5648 W. Chapel Rd., Madison, OH 44057. We'll hear the history of this historic barn theatre. Bring tableware and dish to share. Drinks and hot dogs provided. Optionally, we can attend the performance of Peter and the Starcatcher for the special group rate of $19 each. We need to meet a minimum so please contact Dave at chalkduster@sbcglobal.net to make your reservation ASAP.

Wednesday 28 June 7:00 pm Hungarian Genealogical Society meets at Mayfield Library, Large Meeting Room. "Reading Old Handwriting" with Cheryl McClellan.

Saturday 22 July 2017 1:00 pm Peggy Lauritzen shares "Misbegotten Children: Tracing the Family Lines of the Illegitimate" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

23-28 July 2017 Institute of Genealogical and Historic Research (IGHR) offers a variety of week-long courses at University of Georgia in Athens $

Saturday 5 August 2017 9:30 am - 4:00 pm "Discovering Your Military Ancestors" featuring Eric Johnson and Michael Strauss, presented by the Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. 60 S. High St., Akron. Registration requested. Please contact the Special Collections Division at 330-643-9030 or speccollections@akronlibrary.org.

Saturday 5 August 2017 1:00 pm Peggy Laurizen shares "Improving Your Talent as a Genealogy Speaker" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Monday 7 August 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "Film as a Historic Resource" - Mandy Altimus Pond, Archivist, Massillon Museum.

Saturday 12 August 2017 9:15 am – 12:30 pm NEOCAG will hear Dr. Deborah Abbott at their meeting at Beachwood Library, 25501 Shaker Boulevard • Beachwood, Ohio 44122. Topic will be "Proving Oral History: A Case Study in Genealogical Research; A Judy Russell webinar will follow: "A Taxing Matter: Using Tax Lists in Genealogy." NOTE PLACE CHANGE!

Sunday 13 August 2017 12:00 noon Cleveland District Round Table will hold a picnic for all genealogy society members in Lake, Geauga, Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain Counties at Bain Park Cabin, 21077 North Park Drive (corner of Hillsdale & North Park), Fairview Park. Hosted by African American GS Cleveland and East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society. Bring side dish or dessert to share. (Hosts bring entrees.) Enjoy some old fashioned fun with folks of like mind. Flyer is here!

Wednesday 16 August 2017. 1:00 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Summer Luncheon, place TBA.

Sunday 17 August 2017 12:30 - 4:00 pm Woodland Cemetery Foundation is having a fundraising Lolly the Trolly tour, "2017 Tour of Cleveland Civil War Connections." It includes many Cleveland sites. See the website at http://wcfcle.org/ $

Sunday 20 August 2017 12:30 - 4:00 pm Woodland Cemetery Foundation is having a Lolly the Trolly tour, "Cleveland Historical Contributions to the Underground Railroad." It includes many Cleveland sites. See the website at http://wcfcle.org/ $

Friday 25 August 2017 1:00 pm Sunda Peters will present "DNA?" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

30 August - 2 September 2017 FGS Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania $

Wednesday 6 September 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session by members of Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Thursday 7 September 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "Lies, Errors and Bias-Oh, My! Consider Your Sources" - Sunny McClellan Morton, editor, Ohio Genealogy News, author and instructor.

Saturday 9 September 2017 9:15 am NEOCAG meets at Mayfield library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village.

Saturday 9 September 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Saturday 9 September 2017 Noon to 3:00 P.M. WRHS Gen Committee presents "Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Research." Presenter: Liz Pearson, member of the Genealogy Committee. Hassler Room of the Research Library, WRHS Cleveland History Center, Register online at www.wrhs.org Further information contact Kathryn at foxreinhardt@usa.net. $

Saturday 9 September 2017 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. Nancy Ottman of the Ohio Chapter of Palatines to America will present "Finding Your German Roots" and "The 19th Century German Traveler."

Saturday 10 September 2017 10:00 am Candy Meeson will share "How Google Smashed My Brick Wall" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Monday 18 September 2017 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Researching World War I" presented by Eric Johnson. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 20 September 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Program TBA. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.

Friday 22 September 2017 10:00 am Tom Neel will share "Internet Sites for Genealogy" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 23 September 2017 9:30 am AAGS meets. Belinda West-O'Neal and Sandra Beane Milton present a hands-on workshop, "Online Genealogy Resources." Get refreshed & explore new ways to discover family info through genealogical resources, databases and sites that are available to researchers online. (To be held in the Computer Lab & Teen Room following the member session.)

Monday 25 September 2017 6:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Thursday 28 September 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Details later.

29 September-1 October 2017 Professional Management Conference, Association of Professional Genealogists, Crystal City in Arlington, VA, near Washington D.C. apgen.org $

Monday 2 October 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "Haunted Ohio: Witches, Warlocks & Ghosts: Using Genealogical Research Techniques to Illuminate the True Story Behind Urban Legends in Ohio" - Mary Milne Jamba, OGS Cleveland District Trustee.

Monday 2 October 2017 7:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. Wally Huskonen will present "Why I Am Using MyHeritage DNA."

Wednesday 4 October 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Public Family History Research Help Session by members of the Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Friday 6 October 2017 2:00 pm Marleen Applegate will teach "Genealogy Fundamentals" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 14 October 2017 10:00 am Peggy Lauritzen will present "Migration Trails to the Ohio" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 14 October 2017 9:00 am Elizabeth Pearson will present "Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History" at the meeting of NEOCAG at Beachwood Library, 25501 Shaker Boulevard • Beachwood, Ohio 44122. Dennis Block will share some of his experiences on his trip to Wales. Note place change!

Wednesday 18 October 18, 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Author William G. Krejci presents “Buried Beneath Cleveland,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Krejci tracked down more than fifty displaced cemeteries throughout the Greater Cleveland area. In some cases, Revolutionary War veterans, famous scientists and illustrious dignitaries were found buried beneath gas stations and grocery stores.

Thursday 26 October 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Details later.

Friday 27 October 2017 10:00 am Mary Jamba will present "Epitaphs & Icons" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Friday 27 October 2017 1:00 pm Mary Jamba will share "Haunted Ohio" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 28 October 2017 9:30 am AAGS meets. Carla Cegielski, researcher and past president of Great Lakes Chapter Association of Professional Genealogiest and Lake Co. Gen. Society will share "Treasures of the Internet Archive." The Internet Archive contains audio items, movies, software, texts, and teh Wayback Machine. learn how to access this amazing repository and the genealogical treasures it holds.

Saturday 28 Oct 2017 Save the date! Free all-day family history conference hosted by the Kirtland Family History Center. Presenters will include Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG; Sunny McClellan Morton; Cheryl McClellan; Dana Palmer, CG; and Amie Tennant. More details will be forthcoming.

Wednesday 1 November 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Public Family History Research Help Session by members of Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Thursday 2 November 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "A History of Passenger Travel on the Great Lakes" - Christopher Gillcrist,Executive Director, National Museum of the Great Lakes.

Sunday 5 November 2017 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.

Wednesday 15 November 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Bring your photos, trees, brick walls, successes, Eureka! moments, tales of serendipity or favorite website to share with the group. Always a fun meeting.

Saturday 25 November 2017 9:30 am AAGS will experience a Lisa Louise Cooke video -- "Sanborn Fire Maps." When you want to get up close and personal in your ancestor's neighborhood, turn to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (published from 1867 to 1970) to evaluate fire insurance liability in urban areas. Learn ways to use these under-valued genealogy resources and where to find them.

Thursday 30 November 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Details later.

Monday 4 December 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "The Rest of the Story: Getting to Know Your Ancestor" - Chris Staats. Holiday Celebration! Bring a finger food.

Wednesday 13 December 2017 Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers for 2018-2019. Time and Place TBA.

21-26 January 2018 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah. $

2-5 May 2018 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, "Paths to Your Past" will be in Grand Rapids, Michigan. $

23-26 August 2018 FGS Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana $

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