Lake County Genealogical Society (Ohio)
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To promote genealogical research and to give instruction and aid to those interested in tracing family lines and searching records; to create, build interest, and promote the collection and preservation of records and materials of value for genealogical or historical research, and to make them available for use in such research.
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Cemeteries & More
The society meets the last Thursday of the month at 10:00 am at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, Ohio 44077 (440) 352-3383. There is no meeting in August or December. July is a family picnic. January is a pot-luck. Guests are always welcome!
No meeting in December.
30 Jan 2014 11:30 am
Thursday 27 March 2014 10:00 am
Thursday 24 April 2014 10:00 am
Our Bus Trips
Our Washington Trip!
Our trip to The Allen County Public Library, largest public library genealogy collection August 29-31, 2012 was great and pics are HERE!
Gravestone Inscription Readings
include stone condition, flagholders, emblems and decorations and placement. The townships are as they were about 1840. Cemetery histories and descriptions have been provided.
Lake County, Ohio
Our Neighbor SocietiesAshtabula County to the East
Cuyahoga County closest to the West
Geauga County to the South
OGS Cleveland District Round Table site
with many local and specialty genealogy societies and their upcoming activities. It also includes several wonderful Cuyahoga County databases.
Go to the Lake County OHGenWeb site for more Lake County information and links. This is like a sister site with large numbers of databases we've helped create. Visitor information, vital records, newspaper indices, early deeds, military enlistees, and so much more are there.
History Hall of Lake County, Ohio Fairgrounds, A Biographical Anthology
by Members and Friends of LCGS (Now here in its entirety, except the index.)
School Records ProjectOur current project is a huge collection of monthly teacher reports in the 19-teens. A project that can be done at home, we are typing the lists of children, ages and grades. Handwriting is generally very good. Contact the webmaster for referral to the project chair, or join us at a meeting.
Kudos! The LCGS Indexing group placed number 15 out of nearly 700 groups for number of records indexed in the month of May - about 48,000 records! The entire census was indexed in 4 1/2 months, an amazing feat. Congratulations to all who participated. Contact Joy McMullen if you would like to index other records with our group.
NaturalizationsAn Alphabetical Abstract of the naturalization petitions from Lake County Probate Court (1860-1906) and Lake County Common Pleas Court (1906-1975). This includes Declarations of Intention and petitions that failed for a variety of reasons. Naturalizations between 1840 and 1860 were done in a variety of courts, which will be abstracted later.
"Lake Lines," the newsletter of the Society is published quarterly and e-mailed to all members. Article submissions are welcome. Queries for ancestors in Lake County and the immediate surrounding area are free. Send correspondence to "LakeLines," in care of the Lake County Genealogical Society, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077.
Index to "LakeLines" 1974-2011
First Families of Lake County, Ohio
Click here for an Application, the Rules of Evidence, and some helpful information. This is in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat reader, you can download one for free at www.adobe.com...
MarriagesAn Index from 1840-1915 This index includes the licenses as well. It is on GenWeb, but was done by LCGS Volunteers.
Geauga DeedsThis is an index to the deeds from the part of Geauga County that became Lake County in 1840. The database is actually on Lake County OHGenWeb.
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Disclaimer: The Lake County Genealogical Society cannot be held responsible for errors in transcription or in original documents. These files were intended only as guides to original records from which the researcher should draw his own conclusions.
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