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Cuyahoga West Chapter

of The Ohio Genealogical Society

Serving Western Cuyahoga County and the Cleveland, Ohio area

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Welcome to the Cuyahoga West Chapter's Website!

 

 

The discovery and knowledge of the ancestors who helped make each of us unique individuals is an enriching experience.     Not only do we seek to know ourselves and to pass on our heritage to others, the solving of the puzzle itself is an exciting quest!    If you have a passion like we do for discovering your family roots, why not enjoy the fellowship of other researchers and join us at one of our meetings or Help Sessions. Contact us at  cuyahogawest@gmail.com

Our Motto & Purpose:  To Search, To Learn, To Teach, To Record


Everything in Red on this website is a link to click on.

We invite you to attend either our help sessions, where you can get one on one help from our volunteers, or our monthly meetings, where our speakers give helpful hints in genealogy researching. They are free to the public. Check the Meetings link above for dates and times.

 

Our new project is to index all the names that have appeared in our Tracer publication. You can see the lists in the new link above "Tracer Index".

Check out the searchable index to our Maple Ridge Cemetery Book. You can order the book from the Publications Page. Click here to see index

Info to Know: The 1752 Calendar Change in British North America Details

          The topic at the March 15, 2017 meeting will be “DNA Tested”. Mary Milne Jamba will provide an overview of the DNA testing process. Meet at 6:30pm in the Porter Room at Westlake’s Porter Library.

 

          The April 19, 2017 meeting will feature Betsie Norris, Director of the Cleveland Adoption Network speaking on “New Adoption Records and Laws”

 

          The May 17, 2017 meeting will feature Barb Popovich, Director of the Cleveland Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society speaking on “Where they came from and where they settled in Cleveland.”

 

          The June 21, 2017 meeting will feature Astrid Julian, Teacher of the German Language School at Lenau Park speaking on “History of the Danube-Schwabians, where they came from and why.”

Our History

Learning how to find their ancestors inspired a group from the northwest suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio to form the Cuyahoga West Genealogical Society in 1976.  On April 30th 1977, Cuyahoga West became the 29th charter as a member chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and is proud to be part of the OGS success.  Today the group continues to welcome all interested in this fascinating pursuit of family history.

If interested in joining us at one of our Meetings or Help Sessions, see the tab above, email us - cuyahogawest@gmail.com  or you may write to us at the following address:

CUYAHOGA WEST CHAPTER, OGS

P.O. Box 45607, Westlake, Ohio  44145-0607

 Or, call Westlake Porter Public Library for times, 440-871-2600

 

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