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Greene County Chapter

Ohio Genealogical Society


P.O. Box 706, Xenia, OH 45385
A Non-Profit Organization

Updated March 18, 2017


o    To create and build interest in preserving and collecting historical records in the Greene County area of Ohio.

o    To take an active part in collecting records and in making them available for use in genealogical research.

o    To publish, if possible, genealogical materials compiled by the members of the chapter.

o    To foster, stimulate and share ideas, information, methods and practices in genealogy.

o    To support and encourage active membership in this chapter and the Ohio Genealogical Society.

o    And, in general, to have a good time getting to know each other.

Important Notices


·         A Facebook page has been set up for the chapter – it is “Greene County OGS Chapter”

·         Application forms for First Families of Greene County are available for download at the bottom of this page.  Right click on the image and Save As onto your computer.


Held on the first Saturday of the month at 1:30 pm, unless otherwise noted. Visitors are WELCOME at all meetings. Meetings are normally held at the Greene County Library, Xenia, in the 1st floor meeting room, unless otherwise indicated with the meeting agendas below.

Meeting Agendas

April 1,  2017, 1:30 PMFairborn, Ohio – Mary Pucinda will discuss how Fairfield and Osborn, Ohio, were combined to become Fairborn.


May 6,  2017, 1:30 PMCivil War – Roger Kennedy will discuss his Civil War research.


June 3,  2017, 1:30 PMAncestry - Shellie Bishop “Avoiding an Ancestor Identity Crisis” an article in OGS magazine.


July 1,  2017, 1:30 PMField Trip – To be determined


August 5,  2017, 7:00-9:00 PM Irish Research – Dwight Radford; at the Greene County Historical Society.


September 2,  2017, 1:30 PMSuzanne and Patrick Crippen


The chapter has compiled and published most of the known cemetery inscriptions of the county.

Volumes of these inscriptions, plus other items are for sale.

See our Genealogical Publications For Sale page.


Annual Dues: January 1 to December 31

·  Individual $10.00

·  Family (2 people, same address) $13.00

·  Outside the U.S $15

·  Life, single $200.00

·  Life, married couple $300.00

Includes our newsletter:


·  Published Quarterly

·  Back issues of most newsletters are available.

·  Inquire for prices and availability.

To join send check to:


Greene County Chapter, OGS

PO Box 706

Xenia, OH 45385-0706

Chapter Officers, Committee Chairpersons





Executive Committee


Helen Steele Lehman



Katie Scott

Vice President


Julia Cady

Recording Secretary


Ben Thompson

Corresponding Officer

Diana Nelson



Newsletter Editor,

Education Chair


Cathy Leininger


Membership Chair,

Newsletter Editor


Roger Kennedy

Budget & Finance Chair,

Immediate Past President


Deborah Stansbury Jones

First Families of Greene County


Marie Reedy

Publicity (posters)


Alice Caldwell




Special Committees


Lois Lemley


Madonna Hollingsworth


Civil War Graves


Rodger Reedy

Web master

Jan Larimer

Mails newsletter


Headquarters & Library of OGS


Fax: 419-886-0092

Sheryl Nelson-Dayton

OGS Trustee

Chapter Bylaws

Click This Link for Greene County OGS Bylaws

First Families of Greene County Application Forms

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