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Members and Activities

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Past Activities of Genealogical Interest 2015


Saturday 3 January 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Sunday 4 January 2015 1:30 pm Jewish Genealogy Society - Cleveland meets in Lelyveld Library at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122. Speaker will be Cynthia Spikell, Editor of the "Kol", our newsletter. "How Is a Newsletter Like a Sieve."

Monday 5 January 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Chris Stasts of Staats Genealogical Services will present “Unlocking the Keystone State: Key Resources and Repositories for Pennsylvania.”

Monday 5 January 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: David Bernatowicz: "Industrial History of Cleveland:"

Saturday 10 January 2015, noon to 3:00 pm, WRHS Gen Committee, "Opening the Door to Family History--a Class for Beginners." Presenters will be Patricia Epperson and Heber MacWilliams. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 10 January 2015 9:15 am - 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets. Sunny McClellan Morton will present "Preserving Family Artifacts."

Saturday 10 January 2015 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.

Tuesday 13 January 2015 7:00 pm Geauga County Genealogical Society meets at Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon OH 44024. Topic is "History of Claridon Township" presented by Jeannette "Teeter" Grosvenor.

Saturday 17 January 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, How He (Really) Died, CAGG members tell the stories of how they learned the truth: Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm Jean Hoffman, TBA, Fairview Park Library, 21255 Lorain Road, Fairview Park

Monday, 19 January 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Which Ancestor would you most like to meet?" group discussion. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 21 January 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS Vice President Debby Basiewicz presents Part I of III “Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest - Organizing Your Search”. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social Time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Monday 26 January 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Thursday 29 January 2015 11:30 am Lake County Genealogical Society will hold its annual meeting and potluck at Morley Library, Painesville. Bring tableware and dish to share. Dr. Deborah Abbott and a panel will discuss the Ohio Genealogical Society Conference and other educational opportunities.

Thursday 29 January 2015 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a genealogy research help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Sunday 1 February 2015 1: 30 pmThe next meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is in the Lelyveld Library at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122. THE PROGRAM WILL BE A VIDEO FROM THE SPIELBERG HOLOCAUST PROJECT - "SIMA GROZALSKY TELLS HER STORY."

Monday 2 February 2015 East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society will hear Chris Staats present "Using Google Books: 5 Ideas for Genealogical Success." Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Hts., OH 44124.

Monday 2 February 2015 7-9:30 pm Meeting of CVGS. Jay Russell of "Respectful Interment Preservations": "Preserving History-Cut in Stone" will cover basic cleaning and preservation processes that can be done by family members of the deceased or novices who want to learn the basics of tombstone preservation. More advanced techniques will be part of a "hands on" workshop being planned for this spring. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio

Wednesday 4 February 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Saturday 7 February 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "Where Did They Go?" Presenter Sunny Morton will discuss migration patterns. www.wrhs.org or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Tuesday 10 February 2015 7:00 pm Geauga County Genealogical Society Meets at Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon OH 44024 topic will be "What Happens to my Stuff when I Die?" presented by Carla Cegielski.

11-14 February 2015 Federation of Genealogical Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. $

12-14 February 2015 RootsTech in Salt Lake City, Utah. $

Saturday 14 February 2014 9:15 am - 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets. Laura Hine and Cynthia Turk will present their Cuyahoga GenWeb site and the myriad of resources available for research.

Saturday 14 February 2015 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.

Monday 16 February 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Finding Your Female Ancestors" with Debbie Abbott. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 18 February 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS “Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest, Part II Genealogical Websites and Library Resources." Presented by Cuyahoga West President Jim Denham, Treasurer John Noble and Local History Special Librarian, Dan Dmytrykiw. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday, 21 February 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting at Fairview Park Library, Morning: "Using Deeds In Your Genealogical Research: Location Isn’t Everything," presenter Chris Staats.Afternoon: "Genealogy Trip Planning." with Jean Hoffman

Monday 2 March 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Kenneth Bindas, PhD will present “Oral History and Memory.”

Monday 2 March 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Thomas Neel, "Courthouse Records: An Overlooked Source?"

Sunday 1 March 2015 1:30 p.m. Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets in the Lelyveld Library at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122. The program will be a video from the Spielberg Holocaust Project - "SIMA GROZALSKY TELLS HER STORY."

Wednesday 4 March 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 7 March 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "The Stones Speak--Learning about Tombstones and Death Records." Mark Busch, Busch Funeral Homes, will present an overview of funeral records. Committee members will assist participants with hands-on work in the Research Library. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Sunday 8 March 2015 2-6:30 pm African-American Genealogical Society Cleveland, Ohio 25th Anniversary Celebration. Please join us in "Celebrating Our Heritage" at Holiday Inn Hotel-Cleveland South, Independence. Keynote Speaker - Clarence Bozeman, “The Trials, Tribulations and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr." Contact Carrie Stokes at 216-921-2578. See the flyer here $

Monday 9 March 2015 Deadline is coming soon for CAGG's trip to Ft. Wayne. See the entry for April 28 below. Sign up now. Such a deal! $

Tuesday 10 March 2015 7:00 pm "Solving Puzzles Using Probate Records" presented by Chris Staats, for Geauga Genealogical Society, Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon.

Saturday 14 March 2015 9:15-12:30 NEOCAG meets. Sherry Minn, guest speaker, will present "Unravelling the Cuyahoga County Government Websites." 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield, OH.

Saturday 14 March 2015 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.

Monday 16 March 2015 Deadline is today for CAGG's trip to Ft. Wayne. See the entry for April 28 below. Sign up now. Such a deal! $

Monday 16 March 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Sinners Not Saints: An Introduction to your Ancestors' Dark Side" with Tom Neel. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 18 March 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS “Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest, Part III Evaluating, Organizing and Sharing Your Genealogical and Family History Information." Presented by Debby Basiewicz, Cuyahoga West Vice President and Program Chair. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Saturday 21 March 2015 9:30-2 CAGG meets at Fairview Park Library. 10:00 "Digging Up Data for Your WWII Veteran Relatives," Wally Huskonen, and 1:00 "What's Your Favorite Website?" with Jean Hoffman.

Monday 23 March 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Wednesday 25 March 2015 7:00 - 8:45 pm Hungarian Genealogical Society will meet at Parma Library, Conference Room A, 6996 Powers Blvd, Parma OH 44129. Betty Franklin, a retired school teacher who has volunttered for over 20 years at the Westlake Family History Center, will show us how the LDS Family History Center is working with FamilySearch.org for successful genealogy research.

Thursday 26 Mar 2015 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville 44077. Cheryl McClellan will discuss The Anderson Allen Room at Chardon Library, with what is available for your research.

Thursday 26 Mar 2015 9:00 pm Blogtalk Radio presents our own Kenneth Bravo. "The New York Times was Wrong! -- Your Name was Not Changed at Ellis Island." This is part of the "Research at the National Archives and Beyond" series. Tune in at www.blogtalkradio.com/bernicebennett.

Saturday 28 March 2015 10:30 am CIAO meets at Independence Public Library

Saturday 28 March 2015 9:30 am AAGS hosts Marcella Boyd Cox from E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home. She will discuss "Funeral Home Records. Shaker Heights Main Library, 16501 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH 44120

NOW until 30 September 2015: Youth Roots Writing Contest sponsored by WRHS Genealogical Society: Cash Prizes in Jr. & Sr. high school divisions. Register by August 30, 2015 to enter. Essay deadline is September 30, 2015. Find out more on www.wrhs.org or email genealogy@wrhs.org

Wednesday 1 April 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Wednesday 1 April 2015 7:30 pm The next meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Guest speaker will be Arthur M. Stupay discussing his recent book, Hope Expired Life Persists.

Saturday 4 April 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, “Love Those Cars -- Automotive History & Our Family Cars" Presenter will be Derek Moore, Frederick C. and Kathleen S. Crawford Curator of Transportation History. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Monday 5 April 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Carla Cegielski: "What Happens to Your Genealogical Estate?

Monday 6 April 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. John Grabowski, PhD will present “Cleveland: Then and Now.”

Thursday 9-12 April 2015 Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Saturday 11 April 2015 9:15 - 12:30 NEOCAG will host Betty Franklin who will speak on "Finding Florence -- Using State Census." Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield.

Saturday 11 April 2015 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.

Tuesday 14 April 2015 7:00 pm "Using Shutterfly for Short Family Stories" presented by Sarah Prueter for Geauga Genealogical Society, Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon.

Wednesday 15 April 2015 6:30-8:45 pm Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS “Genealogical Show and Tell.” Bring a photo, heirloom, tree, brick wall, success story, eureka! moment or tale of serendipity to share with the group or just come to listen and learn about what others are doing. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, prior. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 18 April 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, Social Time, 10:00am: Ohio History And Transportation OR How Ohio Changed From Being The Wild West Frontier Into A Political, Industrial and Commercial Power, John Dailey, Presenter, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: The New Look of HeritageQuest Online, with Jean Hoffman.

Sunday, 19 April 2015 2:00-4:00 p.m. Brooklyn Genealogy Club program “Probate and Ohio Government Records” with Chris Staats. Brooklyn Fire Department Community Room, 8400 Memphis Avenue, Brooklyn, Ohio.

Monday, 20 April 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "DNA Tested: Useful Information or a Waste of Money?" with Mary & Mark Jamba. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 7:00 - 8:45 pm Hungarian Genealogical Society will meet at the Richmond Hts. Library Meeting Room, 5235 Wilson Mills Rd., Richmond Hts, OH 44143. HGS member, Al Kuntz, will talk about sources for directory information, how to apply your addresses to other information that you have, and examples of how street addresses answered questions about his family members. Note: Room capacity is only 30.

Friday 24 April 2015 - 7:00-8:00 pm The Great Lakes Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists is pleased to host genetic genealogy expert, CeCe Moore, who will be presenting "Real Life Cases from the Desk of a Genealogy DNA Detective." The event is open to the public will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 32895 Cedar Road, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124. For information and registration, visit http://www.greatlakesapg.org/events.html. $

Saturday 25 April 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee presents CeCe Moore, professional genetic genealogist, who will offer an all-day seminar: "Genetic Genealogy: Using DNA in Family History Research." Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net Registration now closed. Sorry. $

Saturday 25 April 2015 8:30 am to 2:00 pm 'Research Off the Beaten Path," free genealogy conference at Cleveland Family History Center, 25000 Westwood, Westlake, OH 44145. Speakers will include Debbie Abbott, Peggy Lauritzen, Sherry and Cindy Minn. More information will be coming.

Saturday 25 April 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Ohio Chapter Palatines to America 2015 Spring Seminar at Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio. GERMAN GENEALOGY - RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND HISTORY. See the flyer for this. $

Saturday 25 April 2015 10:00 am Willoughby Library, 30 Public Square, hosts Cynthia Turk who will discuss beginning genealogy and a bit about Ancestry Library Edition. Contact the library at 440-942-3200 for reservations.

Sunday 26 April 2015 2-4 pm Cleveland District Round Table is scheduled to meet at Independence Library, Selig Rd., Independence.

Monday 27 April 2015 11:-- am - 12:30 pm Cleveland Public Library hosts "Collections Care & Handling 101" about preservation of artifacts, (like your family memorabilia) by the Intermuseum Conservation Association. Main Library, Room 341, 325 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 216-623-2813.

Monday 27 April 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Tuesday to Thursday 28-30 April 2015 Cancelled. CAGG Invites you to join a research trip to Allen County Public library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, leaving from Brookpark. This is the largest public library genealogy collection in the US. See brochure at http://genealpursuits.com/tours/ for more details. $ Cancelled.

Thursday 30 April 2015 10:00 am Richard Specter will speak on "How A Fish Became A Kitty: A Cautionary Tale of How Careful Research Can Be So Wrong." Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

Thursday 30 April 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH

Saturday 2 May 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "World War I-its Effects Globally, Nationally, & Locally." Presenter will be John Grabowski, PhD., WRHS Senior Vice President & Krieger Mueller Historian. Learn the conditions your ancestors experienced during WWI. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 2 May 2015 Curt Witcher will be sponsored by AAGS to discuss "Researching at Allen County Public Library." Computer lab has limited space.

Sunday 3 May 2015 1:00 pm CIAO meets at North Royalton Library, Wallings Rd. SPEAKER Tom Neel will be presenting "Sinners Not Saints, An Introduction to Your Ancestors Dark Side."

Sunday 3 May 2015 2 - 4 pm The Cleveland Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society is sponsoring a free event at the Mayfield Library on 500 SOM Center Road. Michael Blain, formerly from Sil’ce, Carpathia Rus”. Czechoslovakia, will speak on his experiences growing up as a Jew in a Rusyn village prior to WWII and then his experiences as a Holocaust survivor. See flyer here.

Monday 4 May 2015 7:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Jane Gramwell "Looking for Irish Ancestors"

Monday 4 May 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Sandra Beane Milton will present “In Their Footsteps : A Journey to the Past of 2 Intertwined Families.”

Wesnesday 6 May 2015 1:00-2:30 pm pm Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Wednesday 6 May 2015 7:30 pm The meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Guest speaker will be Sean Martin discussing "Working with Yiddish Sources."

Saturday 9 May 2015 9:15-12:30 NEOCAG will hear Carla Cegielski discuss "The DPLA: Digitizing America." Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield, OH.

Saturday 9 May 2015 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.

Tuesday 12 May 2015 7:00 pm "Two Cleveland Celebrities- Bob Hope and Chef Boyardee" will be the program by Dr. Deborah Abbott at Geauga Genealogical Society, Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon.

Wednesday 13-16 May NGS (National Genealogical Society) Annual Conference, St. Charles, Missouri.

Saturday 16 May 2015 9:00 am to 3:00 pm OGS 2015 Cemetery Workshop with Misty Spillman is hosted by CVGS at Westview Cemetery, Brunswick. Flyer is here. Registration form is here. $

Saturday 16 May 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: "To My Daughter Rachel $100: Wills and Probate in America"; Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday May 16-23 2015 Family Tree Magazine Cruise to Norway with Lisa Louise Cooke, Diane Crisman Smith, Gary Smith, and D. Joshua Taylor.

Sunday 17 May 2015 3-6 pm Calling hours at Baker-Osinski-Kensinger Funeral Home. 206 Front Street Berea for Jean Barnes with service at 6 pm. Jean was founder of Cleveland District Round Table, and this web site was begun under her leadership. She was extremely active in OGS activities, was named a Fellow, and the main reading room in the library is named for her. For many years she provided mentoring and encouragement to our local societies. Rest in Peace. Plain Dealer Obituary.

Sunday, 17 May 2015, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Brooklyn Genealogy Club program “Preserving Family Memories” with Daniel Smith. Brooklyn Fire Department Community Room, 8400 Memphis Avenue, Brooklyn, Ohio.

Monday 18 May 2015 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Forensic Genealogy and 21st Century Research?" presented by Cynthia Turk Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 20 May 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS “German Research is Like Strudel; It Unfolds a Layer at a Time” presented by Betty Franklin, Westlake LDS Family History Center. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Monday 25 May 2015 10:00 am "Remember the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry," and other activities at Woodland Cemetery, 6901 Woodland Ave., Cleveland OH 44104. Keynote speaker, Larry Snyder is a teacher, historian and reinactor for this unit. All welcome.

Thursday 28 May 2015 10:00 am Joellen O'Neill: "Packing for a Cemetery Research Trip." Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

Thursday 28 May 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH

Sunday 31 May 2015 12:30 -3:30 pm Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups holds their annual banquet and induction ceremony at Waterside Room at Emerald Necklace Marina, 1500 Cleveland MetroPark Dr., Lakewood. Speaker will be Karen Lakus, Cultural History Interpreter for the MetroParks. She will discuss what the Western Reserve is, the importance of the Ohio and Erie Canal, and why our ancestors came here. Reservations by May 16. Flyer is here! $

Monday 1 June 2015 6:00 pm CVGS hosts Michelle A. Day who will present a program, "Walking the Paths of Woodland Cemetery." Banquet & Installation of chapter officers will be held at Creekside Restaurant, 8803 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, Ohio at 6 pm.

Monday 1 June 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Stacie Murry will present “A Fun Look at Fashion from Victorian Times to the Present Day.”

Wednesday 3 June 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Wednesday 3 June 2015 7:30 pm Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Guest speaker will be Jeff Morris, local historian and author of The Haymarket to the Heights, will chronicle the movement and mergers of the Orthodox congregations from the 1840's to the present day.

Saturday 6 June 2015 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 6 June 2015, 10 am to 4 pm. WRHS will host a branch celebration of the Global Family Reunion (in New York City; for info go to http://www.wrhs.org/events/global-family-reunion/) with streaming videos from NYC and family history-related activities for young and older attendees in the Research Library, guided by staff and volunteers. No registration required. Regular WRHS admission fee applies for non-WRHS members.

Saturday 6 June 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, “Seeing the Past around You: Identifying Your Ancestor’s House.” Researching a house is similar to researching a family using documents, but the house itself can be used for clues. Dr. Amanda Epperson shares basics for completing a house history and provides an introduction to American architectural history. In celebration of the Global Family Reunion event at WRHS, this class is free. Regular WRHS admission fee applies for non-WRHS members. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net

Monday 8 June 2015 6:30 pm Cleveland-Bratislava Sister Cities meets at Garfield Heights Public Library. John Sabol, historian, author & genealogist, will discuss his talk, Interpreting Slovak birth, Marriage, Death 7 census Records, originally presented to the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Symposium in St. Paul, MN in October 2014.

Tuesday 9 June 2015 7:00 pm "Pre-1850 Researching" presented by Margaret Cheney for Geauga Genealogical Society, Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon.

Saturday 13 June 2015 9:15 - 12:30 pm Sherry Minn will speak on "Understanding the Documents Found on the Cuyahoga County Websites." She will be helping with Cuyahoga County Navigation Issues or Problems. All this and more at the NEOCAG meeting at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield.

Monday 15 June 2015 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Unearthing Your Roots with Newspapers on Chronicling America" presented by Jenni Salamon. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 17 June 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS "Culture and Lifestyle of Village People of Eastern Europe" Westlake Porter Public Library Local History Specialist, Dan Dmytrykiw will share his experience of living and studying in Eastern Europe and offer helpful tips on doing genealogical research on Eastern European families. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 20 June 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: Estate Planning Genealogy-Style Carla Cegielski Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: Managing the Genealogy Data Monster.

Monday 22 June 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Thursday 25 June 2015 10:00 am Dusty Staudt shares "Using Global Positioning System (GPS) for Genealogy." Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

Thursday 25 June 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH

Friday - Saturday 26-27 June 2015 The Palatines to America National Conference will be held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 23 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg. Speakers: Michael D. Lacopo, D.V.M.; Jonathan R. Stayer; Katharine Lowe Brown, Ph.D.; Iren Snavely, Ph.D. M.S.; Joe Lieby; Kathleen Hale. Many terrific topics! See the flyer for this conference. $

Wednesday 1 July 2015 7:00 pm Eastlake Public Library (36706 Lakeshore Blvd) hosts Jenni Salamon of the Ohio History Connection on how to access and use the Chronicling America website at http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov with over nine million free, keyword searchable newspaper pages covering 1836-1922, including over 318,000 pages from Ohio. Register, at 1-440-942-7880 ext. 2 or go online bit.ly/1LCl3yT

Wednesday 1 July 2015 7:30 p.m. Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Guest speaker will be Geraldine Powers Volper who will discuss her book Letters from Gelvan about 22 Yiddish letters written between 1909 and 1925 from her grandfather in Lithuania to her father in Cleveland.

Monday 6 July 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets for a potluck at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Eileen Giunta will present “The Red Cross Volunteer Services during WWII.”

6-10 July 2015 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be held at the Jerusalem Ramada. Conference information at www.iajgs2015.org $

Saturday 11 July 2015 9:15 - 12:30 pm NEOCAG hosts Deborah Abbott - "A Gift of Legacy, Who is Writing your Story?" Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield, OH.

Satruday 11 July 2015 10:30 am CIAO meets for an Open Forum at Independence Public Library.

Wednesday 15 Jul 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Roundtable Sharing, “Tribute to Our Veteran Ancestors,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Thursday 30 July 2015 4:15 pm Annual Potluck Picnic -- Place to be "announced," sort of. Remember that GPS meeting? Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077. Coordinates will be given for several geocaches along the way to the picnic. Team up to find dessert and where the hamburgs and hotdogs will be.Drinks and tableware also provided.

Monday 3 August 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Tom Neel will present “Creating a Family Archives at Home.”

Wednesday 5 August 2015 7:30 pm Meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland will be in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. The guest speaker will be Jerry Pockar, volunteer at the Hopsice of teh Western Reserve. He will discuss his legacy work, helping hospice patients chronicle their life stories for future generations.

Saturday 8 August 2015 9:15 - 12:30 NEOCAG will meet and Chris Staats will speak. Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield, OH. His topic is "Links to the Law:Using Online Legal Resources in Ohio Research."

Sunday 9 August 2015 12 Noon - 4 pm CDRT picnic!! Open to all members of any Cleveland District Round Table member organization. Bain Park Cabin, 21077 North Park Drive, Fairview Park 44126. Bring dish to share and tableware. Icebreaker games and entertainment for genealogists. Come enjoy time with those who share your passion. See the flyer here.

Tuesday 11 - 15 August 2015 FEEFHS Holds its Eastern European Family History Conference at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel.

Monday 13 July 2015 5:30 p.m. - Annual Potluck Picnic with the Black River Genealogists, the Wellington Genealogical Group and the Lorain County Chapter. Bring a dish to share, your table setting and beverage. Gather at 5:30pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.- The Carlisle Reservation, Lorain County Metro Parks, 12882 Diagonal Road, LaGrange

Monday 10 August 2015 7:00 p.m. Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Amy Wachs presenting -“Guidelines For Finding Polish Records” - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Saturday 15 August 2015 9:00 am - 3:30 pm 30th Annual OGS Chapter Management Seminar. A day free to any chapter or OGS member. Sessions are intented to assist officers of OGS Chapters better manage their organizations. Hosted by Muskingham County Chapter OGS at John McIntire Library, Zanesville.

Monday-Friday 17-21 August Geneal Pursuits offers a research trip to Washington D.C. with 9/11 memorials. Research the DAR, National Archives, and Library of Congress. Cynthia Turk will be leading this one. See the brochure here GenealPursuits.com. Sign up by July 1.$

Monday, 17 August 2015 6:00 pm Cancelled- Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society annual picnic at the Cleveland Yachting Club. CANCELLED

Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Summer Luncheon, Mahle’s, 24945 Detroit Rd., Westlake, RSVP.

Saturday 22 August 2015 9:30 am-4:30 pm Akron Summit County Library, Special Collections, and Summit County Chapter of OGS, present genealogist James Beidler and "Discovering Your German Ancestors." This free all-day program includes sessions on German migration, church records, online research, tips for understanding the German language, and how to discover your ancestor's home village. See session descriptions, To register, please call the Special Collections Division: 330-643-9030 or email us: speccollections@akronlibrary.org

See September 8 and register now for Gale Genealogy Basics and Study Group.

Saturday 29 August 2015 11:00 am OGS presents Dr. Deborah Abbott speaking on "FamilySearch.org: using the Wiki" at Shaker Heights Public Library. Call 419-886-1903 to pre-register.

30 August 2015 until 30 September 2015: Youth Roots Writing Contest sponsored by WRHS Genealogical Society: Cash Prizes in Jr. & Sr. high school divisions. Register by August 30, 2015 to enter. Essay deadline is September 30, 2015. Find out more on www.wrhs.org or email genealogy@wrhs.org

Wednesday 2 Sep 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Wednesday 2 September 2015 7:30 p.m. Jewish Genealogy Society - Cleveland meets in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. The guest speaker will be Sunny Jane McClellan Morton, genealogy author, editor, speaker, sharing "Urban Genealogy: How to Research Big-City Relatives."

Thursday 3 September 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Scott Lonsdale will present “Fort Meigs and the War of 1812 in Ohio.”

Tuesday 8 September 2015 7:00pm Geauga County Genealogical Society meets. "What Killed Grandma?" presented by Mark Jamba DVM, Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH. Free and open to all. www.gcgsoh.org or vp@gcgsoh.org

Tuesday 8 September 2015, and Sept. 24, Oct. 17, 27 6:30 pm Morley Library in Painesville is presenting "Gale Courses Genealogy Basics," a set of lessons, 2 per week, given online. The group meets the four dates above to learn of local resources and get in person assistance and support. You must register for both parts. Begin by calling Adult Services at 440-352-3383. Flyer is here. Poster is here. More about the lessons is here.

Saturday 12 September 2015 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 12 September 2015 12:00 Noon to 3:00 P.M. "Opening the Door to Family History," presented by Linda Freeman and Mary Jamba, Wstern Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee members. This class is designed for the beginning researcher. The basics of documenting, using home sources, how to organize your material and great websites you can use. Bring a friend free. Register at www.wrhs.org$

Saturday 13 September 2015 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets and will hear Betty Franklin speak about "FamilySearch Wiki." Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield.

Monday 14 September 2015 7:00 p.m. Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Dorothy Titera presenting "Czech and Slovak Genealogical Research: On-Line Resources for Successfully Tracing Your Ancestors"- North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Monday 14 September 2015 7:00 pm CVGS meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Dr. "The Scots in Ohio" presented by Amanda Epperson

Wednesday 16 Sep 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Carla Cegielski, “Genealogical Treasures of the Internet Archives,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.

Saturday, 19 September 2015, 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting and Social Time, 10:00am: Bruce Brockman, NEOPC president will present Windows 10; 11:15 special panel group on Online Family Trees; brown bag lunch; 1:00 Charting Your Genealogy, Jean Hoffman presenter.

Saturday 19 September 2015 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CIAO meets for an Open Forum at Parma Branch Library, Large Meeting Room A. Note date change.

Sunday 20 September 2015 1:30-3:30 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society offers "Discover Your Family History" at Mayfield Public Library. Free genealogical help for beginning genealogists. Please visit us on Facebook for more information.

Monday 21 September 2015 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Genealogy Hacks: Tips & Tricks for Researching" presented by Mary Jamba. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 23 September 2015 7:00 pm At Mayfield Library Medium meeting room Hungarian Genealogy Society meets. Diana Rogers and Dan Corrigan will show how to navigate two Hungarian Genealogy Websites: the "Hungary Exchange", a genealogy website with several databases; and the "Urbarium of 1767," which was a census to determine the condition of the peasantry.

Thursday 24 September 2015 10:00 am Bonnie Snyder presents "Facebook for Genealogists" Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

Thursday 24 September 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH

Monday 28 September 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

1-4 October 2015 "SISU Is in the Heart," a play about Fairport Harbor at Harding High School by professional artists. Thursday 7 pm, Saturday, Sunday at 2 pm. Free but advance tickets available at: www.SISUisintheHeart.com starting Sept. 15th.

Saturday 3 October 2015 9:30 - 4:00 pm Thomas MacEntee appears at the OGS Fall Workshop in Bellville, Ohio. Topics include "7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists," "Genealogy Cloud Computing," "US and Canada Newspaper Research Strategies," and "After You've Gone - Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research." Info is here. $

Saturday 3 October 2015 12:00 Noon to 3:00 P.M. Western Reserve Historical Society Annual Genealogical Committee Open House. Join us for a guided research center tour, refreshments and good conversation. Please register by contacting JoellenO'Neill at joellenoneill@att.net or (216)481-1220.

Monday 5 October 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Julie Wilson will present “Using Maps for Genealogical Research.”

Monday 5 October 2015 7:00 pm CVGS meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Dr. "Riverside Cemetery: Then, Now and Tomorrow" presented by Gregory Kapcar

Wednesday 7 October 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Wednesday 7 October 2015 7:30 pm Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland meets in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Laura Hine and Cynthia Turk will present their Cuyahoga GenWeb site and the myriad of resources available for research.

Saturday 10 October 2015 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG will discuss lineage societies. Cindy Hinkle will talk about the D.A.R. in the first session and Jean Hoffman will present the Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups in the second session. Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield.

Saturday 10 October 2015 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.

Monday 12 October 2015 7:00 p.m. Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Deborah Abbott presenting "Using Manuscript Collections" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Tuesday 13 October 2015 7:00pm "In Their Footsteps" presented by Sandra Beane Milton at the meeting of Geauga County Genealogical Society, Chardon Library 110 E. Park St., Chardon OH. Free and open to all. www.gcgsoh.org or vp@gcgsoh.org

15-17 October 2015 The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society National Genealogy Conference, "Virginia, Where African-American Roots Run Deep: Family History and the National Narrative," Richmond Virginia. See the AAHGS web site. $

Saturday 17 October 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, Morning Program at 10:00am: DNA Tested, by Mary Milne Jamba, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: GEDmatch Basics, by Mary Milne Jamba

Sunday 18 October 2015 2 - 4 pm "CHANGED BY THALERHOF," a documentary by John Righetti & Maria Silvestri. Decades before Auschwitz, there was Thalerhof. Our speakers are coming from Pittsburgh to give the presentation about this first concentration camp. Refreshments will be served. It is sponsored by the Cleveland Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society. Brecksville Public Library, 9089 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, Ohio. For information call (440) 331-3856 or (440) 349-1374.

Monday 19 October 2015 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "And Bob's Your Uncle! - Online and Other Research Resources for England, Scotland & Ireland" presented by Cate Kunzi. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 21 Oct 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Tom Neel, OGS Library Director presents, "Sinners and Saints: An Introduction to Your Ancestor’s Dark Side," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.

Sunday 25 October 2015 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm Jewish Genealogy Society and CWRU present Crista Cowan, the "Barefoot Genealogist" at Siegal Facility Beachwood located at 26500 Shaker Blvd. She will present “Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com” and “Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor.” For JGS member discount, contact JGSC. Press release is here. $

Monday 26 October 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Wednesday 28 October 2015 7:00 pm At Mayfield Library Medium meeting room Hungarian Genealogy Society meets. Dan Corrigan and Diana Rogers will share the genealogical finds from their recent trip to Slovakia and Hungary.

Thursday 29 October 2015 10:00 am LCGS Meets. Laura Hine and Cynthia Turk will present their Cuyahoga GenWeb site and the myriad of resources available for research, most applicable to any county. Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

Thursday 29 October 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH

Friday-Saturday 30 - 31 October 2015 North Hills Genealogy Fall Workshop. Judy Russell, J.D.. CG, CGL will present "When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicting Evidence," "Polls, Personality and Property-Making Sense of Tax Lists," Don't Forget the Ladies: A Genealogist's Guide to Women and the Law," "Where There Is-or Isn't- a Will," and "No Vitals? No Problem! Building a family through Circumstantial Evidence." Michael LeClerc will present "Mechanics of Writing Your Family History Workshop," "Using Old Documents in Your Research," and "Telling Your Family's Story with Mocavo and FindMyPast." Flyer is here! $

Sunday 1 November 2015 2:00-4:00 pm Cleveland District Round Table, a consortium of genealogy societies from Lake, Geauga, Cuyahoga, Medina and Lorain Counties will meet at Independence branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6361 Selig Dr, Independence, OH 44131. Representatives from any genealogy society are welcome.

Monday 2 November 2015 7:00 pm CVGS meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Dr. "This Day in History: Using Timelines & Maps to Further Your Research" presented by Cate Kunzi

Wednesday 4 Nov 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Wednesday 4 Nov 2015 7:30 pm Jewish Genealogical Society meets at Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood 44122. This will be acollegial event to discuss research questions, issues and roadblocks.

Thursday 5 November 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Sunny McClellan Morton will present “Church Records: How to Discover Your Religious Heritage.”

Saturday 7 November 2015 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 7 November 2015 12:00 Noon to 3:00 P.M. "Digging Up Data on Your WW II Relative" at Western Reserve Historical Society. Presenters: Wally Huskonen and Bill Allen, Genealogical Committee members. Register at wrhs.org. $

Monday 9 November 2015 7:00 p.m. Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Margaret Cheney presenting " Tweets, Pokes, and Blogs - Expanding Your Genealogical Research Through the Use of Social Media" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Tuesday 10 November 2015 7:00pm "The Western Reserve, Ohio River, and the Erie Canal-Why They Came" presented by Karen Lakus at Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon OH. Free and open to all. Geauga County Genealogical Society. www.gcgsoh.org or vp@gcgsoh.org

Saturday 14 November 2015 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG will hear Karen Lakus talk about “Early Western Reserve History.” Warrensville Branch Cuyahoga County Library, 4415 Northfield Rd, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128. Note Change of Place!

Monday 16 November 2015 7:00 pm pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "History of the United States Census" presented by Linda Freeman. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 18 November 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Chris Staats, “Unlocking the Keystone State: Key Resources and Repositories for Pennsylvania Research" in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake

Wednesday 18 November 2015 7:00 pm "Journey Home to Slovakia and Hungary" will be presented by Dan Corrigan about his recent travels. Hungarian Genealogy Society will meet at Cuyahoga County Library, South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch, 1876 South Green Road, South Euclid OH 44121.

Thursday 19 November 2015 10:00 am LCGS Meets. Carla Cegielski will present "Ethics in Genealogy." Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077. Note early date!

Thursday 19 November 2015 7:00 pm Madison (Lake Co.) Historical Society meets at Madison Public Library. Barbara Hacha, local author and researcher will discuss the history of hobos of yesterday and today. Please RSVP at 440-417-1959.

Thursday 19 November 2015 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm Help Session at Morley Library with members of Lake County Genealogical Society. Beginners to those with brick walls welcome. 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Note early date.

Saturday 21 November 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, Morning Program at 10:00am: Using Your Tablet for Genealogy, Jean Hoffman, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs and newly formed DNA Group start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: Charting Your Genealogy, Jean Hoffman, Fairview Park Library, Fairview Park, Ohio

Monday 23 November 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Sunday 6 December 2015 1:30 p.m. Jewish Genealogy Society-Cleveland meets in the Lelyveld Library, Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122. The meeting will include speakers and the election of Officers and one Trustee. Speakers: Sylvia Abrams, Phyllis Bravo and Kenneth Bravo will report on The 35th Conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies held this year in Jerusalem.

Monday 7 December 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124 for a holiday celebration. Summit County Historical Society will present “Holiday Traditions from Around the World.”

7 December 2015 8:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Dr. "The Importance of the Slovak Institute Now and in the Future" presented by Joseph Hornack

Saturday 12 December 2015 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG Sunny Morton will present “What's So Special about Special Censuses?” The fantastic “extras” in U S Censuses from 1840-1910: Veterans, Mortality, Slave, Indian, Agriculture, Manufacturer and Social Statistics Schedules. Terry Blair will present a session on basic DNA. Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield.

Monday 14 December 2015 7:00 p.m.- Lorain County Chapter OGS presents "Show and Tell" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

Dec 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers, location TBA. Reservations closed. Date Changed. Sorry!



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