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of The Ohio Genealogical Society

Serving Western Cuyahoga County and the Cleveland, Ohio area

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All Meetings & Help Sessions take place at the Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio  (440) 871-2600

Dates

CWC Meeting

CWC Help Session

CWC Board Meeting

The public is invited to all our meetings

Wed. 1/20/2016

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program: Installation of Officers 2016-2017 and OGS Trustee Dr. Deborah Abbott presents "It is a Needle in a Haystack:Slave Research" in the Porter Room of Westlake Porter Library

 

 

Wed. 2/3/2016

Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.

1:00-2:30 Conference Room 

 Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30

Wed. 2/17/2016

6:30 p.m. - Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m. - Program: "Genealogical Roundtable." Bring your photos, family trees, brick walls, successes, eureka! moments, tales of serendipity or favorite website to share with the group.

 

 

Wed. 3/2/2016
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room 
Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 3/16/2016
We will not be meeting at the Library but at the Church of Latter-Day Saints, 25000 Westwood Rd, Westlake, Oh 44145, 440-777-1518. Enter at the front right corner of the building.

6:45 p.m. Program: "Family History Center Tour, Familysearch.org genealogy research website tutorial, and free help session in the Family History Center computer lab." Wifi is available to accommodate your laptops or mobile devices.



Wed. 4/6/2016
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.

1:00-2:30 Conference Room

Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 4/20/2016

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program:  J Mark Busch will present "Funeral Home Practices and Records"



Wed. 5/4/2016
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room

Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30

Wed. 5/18/2016

6:30 p.m. - Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m. - Program: Tom Neel presents "Genealogical Research in Kentucky" in the Porter Room.

 

 

Wed. 6/1/2016
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.
1:00-2:30 Conference Room
Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30 

Wed. 6/15/2016

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program: Betty Franklin presents "Helping Young People Make Their Ancestors Come Alive". Children and Grandchildren are invited to attend. Presented in the Porter Room.

 

 

Wed. 7/6/2016
No Help Session This Month

 

 

Wed. 7/20/2016

 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: TBA



Wed. 8/3/2016
 No Help Session This Month

Wed. 8/17/2016


1:00 pm - Annual Summer Luncheon TBA




Wed. 9/7/2016
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 9/21/2016
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: Jennifer Nieves presents "Storage & Preservation of Family Archival Photos, Documents, and Heirlooms: How to Do It Yourself at Home." Presented in the Porter Room.



 

Wed. 10/5/2016
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 10/19/2016
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: Doris Gorgas will present "Cemetery Art and Tombstone Inscriptions". The meeting will be held in the Porter Room.




  


Wed. 11/2/2016
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.
1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 11/16/2016
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us in the Porter Room at the Westlake Porter Public Library.

 7:00 p.m.  Program: Sunny Morton will be presenting "Urban Genealogy" (finding ancestors in city directories, urban and suburban maps, voting records, local histories and other rich local records). 



Wed. 12/72016  No Help Session This Month


Wed. 12/14/2016  1:00 pm - Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon TBA


** During the winter, bad weather may interrupt our usual scheduled programs and help sessions.

Please call Westlake Porter Public Library for the LATEST information at

(440) 871-2600.

Up-to-date meeting information can always be found at www.cityofwestlake.org , the official Westlake city website.  Just click on NEWS AND EVENTS and then NEWS.  Webmaster Louise Seeholzer can usually make changes quickly. 

 

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

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:



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

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

 

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