Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups
The lineage society, Cuyahoga County Pioneers, was launched in 2004 for those who can prove descendency from an ancestor residing in Cuyahoga County before 31 December 1850. |
In 2006, an additional program, Cuyahoga County Settlers, was launched for those who can prove descendency from an ancestor residing in Cuyahoga County before 31 December 1880.
2009 began a new level, called Cuyahoga County Centurions and is for family history enthusiasts who can prove they are descended from ancestors who were living in Cuyahoga County from 1 January 1881 up to 100 years prior to the current year.
An every-name index of the applications for all three groups 2005-2016, Pioneers, Settlers, and Centurions is here!
Application information can be found here: Cuyahoga County Pioneers/Settlers/Centurions Application
The Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups are sponsored by the following genealogical organizations:
Brooklyn Genealogy Group, Computer Assisted Genealogy Group, Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society, East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society, Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Computer-Aided Genealogy Society (NEOCAG), and Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee.
Administrative responsibility rests with a steering committee as follows:
Chairman - Mary BoehnleinAn induction ceremony gathering is planned by one of the sponsoring organizations each spring for applications completed and approved by 31 December of the previous year. See the flyer for the 2016 12th Annual Induction Ceremony and dinner.
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