The Fulton County Ohio Genealogical Society
Meets the Second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM
except for July and August. Meetings are held at:
410 Taylor Street
Click Here for Map and Directions
Fulton County Genealogical
January 13, 2105
John Swearingen, Jr.
from the FC Historical
Society will be there with a presentation on the new Fulton County
Welcome Center and the Fulton County Heritage Alliance. Time is short,
but we still have the opportunity to be a part of this. He will answer
any questions or concerns you have so we can make a fully informed
decision on this issue.
February 10, 2015
Brick Walls and Old Wedding Photos
March 10, 2015
will speak on “DNA Research for the
April 14, 2015
from the Toledo-Lucas County Public
speak on resources available at that
May 12, 2015
of the Toledo Metroparks will speak on
“Richly Dressed and Handsome Appearances
- 1790 Clothing Styles of Native
June 9, 2015
Annual Spring Banquet.
speak on “WW I and WW II Records
to Find Them Online.”
join us at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor Street,
Delta, Ohio 43515.
if Pike Delta York School is closed the meeting will be cancelled
Come check us out on
This page is for all who have interest in Fulton
County, OH genealogy and history.
It will be a great place to find others
researching same names in Fulton County. If
someone has a research problem, it can be posted
here and others can give ideas
and support for that problem. Events,
upcoming programs and meetings can be
posted, along with pictures of past events.
Our thanks to Jana Sloan Broglin for
putting together this page and for being the
page's trustee. Come "LIKE" us
Fulton County Chapter
County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society
Swanton Ohio 43558
Annual membership is $12.00
$15.00 (joint membership - 2 people at same address)
CHAPTER OFFICERS AND CHAIRS
As of August 31, 2009 the
Fulton County Records Center will be closed due to budget cuts.
For those needing
assistance with records search you will need to contact the Fulton
Recorders Office at
419-337-9232. The staffing will be limited and there may be times or
days when staff will not
be available due to the priority of the primary business conducted by
the Recorders office. Therefore it would be greatly appreciated and
advisable for all those planning to do research or lookups at the
Fulton County Records Center to please call in advance to make sure
that someone will be available to help.
We now have available for purchase two more volumes
of marriage records in book format.
They cost $25 each, or the two volume set for $45.
Volume 3 covers the years 1944-1973
Volume 4 covers the years 1974-1999
Birth and Death Records of Fulton County, Ohio
Click Here for details
Other New CD's for sale not yet on
German Township Tax Records for 1859
Birth and Deaths Records for Fulton
County Ohio have now
been transcribed by the Fulton County Genealogical Society
Registers #1 through #4 and are available for sale on CD.
Birth Records #1 from 1868-1884
Death Records #1 from 1868-1886
Birth Records #2 1886-1902
Death Records #2 1886-1902
Birth Records #3 1902-08 & 1920-24
Death Records #3 1902-08 & 1920-24
Birth Records #4 1924-1951
Death Records #4 1924-1951
Cost of above are $10.00 each
A Special Offer
Celebrating 150 years"
Was regular priced at $49.95
We have limited number of this book now on sale
$30.00 + tax and $3.00 shipping.
MAKE REQUEST ALONG WITH CHECK PAYABLE TO:
FULTON COUNTY CHAPTER OGS,
AND MAIL TO:
County Chapter, OGS,
PO Box 337,
Swanton, Ohio 43558-0337
Fulton County Fair
Visit the Fulton County
Genealogical Society in the Merchant's tent south of Grandstand at the
Fulton County Fair. We
will have a booth again this year selling our Society CD's and
Be sure to stop by check out our
selections and maybe even get some research tips or advice.
Fulton County Genealogical
List of Publications Available, click here
Library Inventory List
FCGS Past History and Current Information
Check out the
County Genealogical Society Chapter Blog
See what is going on? Upcoming Events,
Happenings on the Genealogy Scene in Fulton County Ohio, News,
Research Tips, Surnames and Links to Websites of Interest.
Fulton Genealogical Society Chapter Library
253 MAPLE STREET
MONDAY 10 AM TO 8 PM
TUESDAY 10 AM TO 5 PM
WEDNESDAY 10 AM TO 8 PM
THURSDAY 10 AM TO 8 PM
FRIDAY 10 AM TO 5 PM
SATURDAY 10 AM TO 2 PM
Fulton County Genealogical Society
Library Inventory List
Is there someone in your family
interested in genealogy and your research collection that has taken you
years of work and time to acquire? If no one in your family is
interested, make sure your records, documents and photos are not
stored away and forgotten or even worse, destroyed or tossed away when
you leave this world. Be sure to include a written provision in
your will instructing your family what they should do with your
collection. Consider donating it to an area library, genealogical
society, or historical society where the collection will be made
available for years to come to others who may be searching for their
common family roots and area history.
First Families Application
Civil War and
Centennial Families of Fulton County, Ohio
Sloan-Broglin, CG (sm)
Specializing in Ohio
Need a speaker for your society's meeting, seminar or conference?
Jana's Home Page
Contribute your family research or link to your pages
with surnames and history of Fulton
encourage you to submit your Fulton County Genealogies, Histories and
Items of Interest for the
and the Newsletter. A Release of Information Form needs to accompany all
advance for your contributions.
Click here to download a printable Release
If information is for
the files of Fulton Co. Genealogical Society only?
Fulton County Chapter, OGS,
PO Box 337,
Swanton, Ohio 43558-0337
or email to:
Rutherford B. Hayes
Fremont, OH 43420-2796
About the Fulton County Genealogical
Founded in 1978, the Fulton County
Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society’s first meeting involved
about 20 people. Meetings were held alternately between the Swanton
Public Library and the Senior Citizen Center and YMCA in Wauseon,
Ohio. Annual dues were $5. In 1980, the chapter received its charter
from the Ohio Genealogical Society.
housed at the Swanton Public Library in Swanton, Ohio, then moved to the Fulton
County Historical Society for several years, the chapter’s collection of over
1,300 books and over 200 rolls of microfilm is now located at the Evergreen
Public Library, 253 Maple Street, Metamora, Ohio. The filmed records include
newspapers for towns in the county through 1910; birth and death records
beginning in 1867; marriage records from 1864 (although the county was formed in
1850, a fire in July 1864 destroyed many early records). The library holdings
include family histories, county histories, obituaries, tombstone inscription
books, as well as a wide variety of other Ohio county records. Research help at
the library is available with advance notice by volunteer members.
first president of our society, Diane Gagel, is currently past president of OGS.
Founding member, Jana Broglin, CG, having held many offices over the years in
our chapter, is a past trustee of OGS. Other first officers were: Marilyn
Clay, vice president; Shirley Campbell, recording secretary; Joan Westfall,
corresponding secretary; Marietta Buckenmeyer, registrar; Merril Bernath,
treasurer; Ruth Baird, publications committee chair; Loretta Mann, newsletter
typist. Also, in recent years, Susan Zacharias was our newsletter editor for
several years before becoming an award winning OGN editor.
first publication was a reprint of the 1858 Wall Map of Fulton County, printed
as twelve township maps showing landowners names; 1888 Atlas of Fulton county;
1903 Atlas of Fulton County; and all of the material on Fulton County in the
1875 Historical Atlas of the World and 496 personal histories. Our society
prepared an index for each of these rare items. Upcoming projects for 2009
include publication of early birth records starting in 1864; updating our
cemetery books; and putting together obituary clipping booklets.
paid membership and a small additional fee, a member may make application for
First Families of Fulton County with documented proof that their relative lived
here before 31 December 1860. Two other categories have recently been added.
They are as follows: “Civil War Families” for those members who can show
documented proof of their ancestor having served in the Civil War; and also the
“Centennial” category for those members whose ancestors can be proved to have
resided in Fulton County 100 years before the date of application.
chapter currently meets the second Tuesday of each month except July and August,
at the Trinity Lutheran Church located on Taylor Street, Delta, Ohio. These
meetings are open to the public and help will be given to anyone desiring to
learn about tracing their family history.
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Wauseon, OH 43567
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