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. To see the current listing of Cuyahoga County Pioneers, click here|
In 2006, an additional program, Cuyahoga County Settlers, has been launched for those who can prove descendency from an ancestor residing in Cuyahoga County before 31 December 1880. To see the current listing of Cuyahoga County Settlers, click here
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. The current listings of Centurions are 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), Southwest Cuyahoga Genealogical Society and Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee.
Administrative responsibility rests with a steering committee as follows:
Chairman - Mac SauerAn induction dinner is planned by one of the sponsoring organizations each spring for applications completed and approved by 31 December of the previous year.
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