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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


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 - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society annual picnic at the Cleveland Yachting Club.

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 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.

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.”

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 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.

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.

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.

Thursday 24 September 2015 10:00 am "Researching Local Records." 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

Saturday 26 September 2015 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CIAO meets for an Open Forum at Parma Branch Library, Large Meeting Room A.

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.

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.”

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 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.

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. $

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Nov 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

Thursday 19 November 2015 10:00 am LCGS Meets. Topic to be announced. Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Wednesday 16 Dec 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers, location TBA

Monday 11 January 2016 7:00 p.m. - Lorain County Chapter OGS hosts Margaret Cheney presenting " How To Prepare A Lineage Application" - North Ridgeville Branch Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville.

3-6 February 2016 RootsTech Conference, Salt Lake City.

28-30 April 2016 "Tracking Your Ancestors 2016" OGS Conference, Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio.

4-7 May 2016 NGS Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

31 August - 3 September 2016 FGS Conference, "Time Travel: Centuries of Memories," Springfield, Illinois.

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

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

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