Licking County Genealogical Society
A Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
101 West Main Street, Newark, OH 43055-5054
(located on the 2nd Floor of the Newark Library, main branch of the Licking County Library.)

Phone: (740) 349-5510


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FAMILY NAMES
in the Family History Section
of the L.C.G.S. Library

FAMILY PICTURES
donated to L.C.G.S.

FAMILY SEARCH.COM

FAMILY SEARCH.COM
Record Search For
Canada, U.S. & Mexico

FAMILY SEARCH.COM
Ohio Death Certificates
(1908-1953)

FIRST FAMILIES OF LICKING COUNTY

HERITAGEQUEST
ONLINE

INFORMATION
Officers, Chairman, Lantern Staff
Library Holdings, etc.

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LICKING COUNTY
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ONLINE PUBLICATION
Pre-1808 Transcribed
Land Records

ONLINE PUBLICATION
Index to 1812 Licking
County Tax Duplicate

ONLINE PUBLICATION
Index to 1816 Licking
County Tax Record

ONLINE PUBLICATION
Index to Early Licking County
Home Register 1838-1872

PHOTO GALLERY

PIONEER FAMILIES
of Licking County Wanted

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ORDER FORM

PUBLICATION
"ATLAS" INDEX

PUBLICATION
"THE GREEN TREE"INDEX

PUBLICATION
"PROBATE RECORDS 1829-1904" INDEX

REVOLUTIONARY
WAR SOLDIERS
Of Licking County

SCHOOL PICTURES
from Licking County

SOCIETY OF CIVIL WAR FAMILIES
of Licking County

TOWNSHIP MAP
With Year Formed,
Range &Township

WHAT'S NEW

YESTERYEAR PICTURES

1820 CENSUS
Head of Household



EDUCATION


LICKING COUNTY GENEALOGY CLASS
Submitted by Ronna Eyman Eagle, LCGS Education Chairman

Ronna's classes have covered subjects such as "Making Sense of the Census", "Finding Ancestors with Tax Records", "Organization of Records", "Courthouse Research", "Deeds-Land Records", "Lineage Groups-Documentation Needed", "Learning How to Identify Old Photos, Era, etc.", "Cemetery Research - Records", "Genealogy Software", and much more.

Ronna has also shared her expertise by presenting instructional lectures for various groups such as Church groups, educators, libraries, etc.


Pictured, l to r, seated: Barbara Brown, Ginny Wheeler, Connie Butz, Martha Loar, Lois Crouse. Ladies in second row, standing: Ginny Martin, Patricia Hollingsworth, Evelyn Spray, Ronna Eagle, LCGS Education chairman; Gaylene Bishop, Jennie Smith & Vicki Sulpher. Standing in rear, Dick Martin, Vince Becker, Charlotte Becker, Dan Fleming, John Wheeler, and Ray Dailey.

Education Links

POPULAR WEBSITES ON THE INTERNET

Licking County, Ohio Links

1. Licking County Genealogical Society
2. Licking County GenWeb
3. Licking County GenWeb Archives
4. Licking County Ohio Connection
5. OHLICKIN Mailing List
6. Licking County GenForum
7. Newark Public Library-Genealogy & Local History
8. Don Young's Website

OTHER POPULAR WEBSITES

9. Cyndi's List - (264,800+ of Genealogy Links)
10. Family Search (LDS)
11. Google search engine
12. Heritage Quest (Check out LCGS webpage, link is FREE if you have a Public Library card)
13. Ohio Historical Society -Ohio Death Certificate Index
15. Family Tree Magazine Super Search
16. Maggie's World of Courthouse Dust & Genealogy Fever-
17. GenExchange.com
18. Allen County (IN) Public Library

LIBRARIES-OHIO & SURROUNDING AREAS

OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY, I-71 & 17th Ave. Columbus, OH (614) 297-2510; Top floor. Effective August 1, 2003, the Archives/Library is open on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursdays from 1 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a parking fee of $4.00 per vehicle or $10 per commercial bus. Website at:
http://www.ohiohistory.org. Telephone (614) 297-2510.
COLUMBUS PUBLIC LIBRARY, (Main Branch) 96 South Grant Street, Columbus, Ohio, 43215. (614) 645-2275. http://www.columbuslibrary.org/
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, (LDS) Columbus branch, 2135 Baldwin Drive, Reynoldsburg, OH 43086. (614) 866-7686; Mt. Vernon, OH branch, 1010 Beech Street, Mt. Vernon, OH 43050; (740) 392-7016. Zanesville, Ohio branch, 3300 Kearns Drive (Just off SR146 where you would turn to go Military Road to the Mall. (740) 454-8344, call ahead to make sure that volunteers are on duty.
OHIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY-713 S. Main St. Mansfield, OH 44907-1644. http://www.ogs.org/
Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many genealogies and family histories; Ohio data from surrounding counties, microfilm, etc. Too numerous to list here. A fee is charged to non-OGS members, but it is a good investment to join OGS if you have Ohio ancestors.
LICKING COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 101 W. Main St. Newark, OH 43055-5054. T-W-Th-Sat. 1-4 P.M. (740) 349-5510; Website at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohlcgs2/index.html . LCGS has the top OGS genealogical website for State of Ohio, 2003, 2005 & 2006!!
FAIRFIELD DISTRICT LIBRARY, 209 N. Broad St. Lancaster, OH 43130. Repository for genealogical society; family histories, Fairfield county data & surrounding counties, census films, etc. (740) 653-2745.
FAIRFIELD COUNTY CHAPTER Library, OGS. 503 Lenwood Dr., Lancaster, OH 43130. http://www.fairfieldgenealogy.org (740) 653-2573. Open-M-T-W-Sat. Check Website for hours.
FT. WAYNE & ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY-New Main Library, 900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. 46801 scheduled to open on Saturday, January 27, 2007. Open Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Closed on Sundays, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.) The expanded and renovated main library will open to the public early in 2007. The building will be larger, include a cafe, bookstore, auditorium, art gallery, computer center, an underground parking garage.Go their website: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/ for detailed information regarding location, map, etc.
MUSKINGUM COUNTY CHAPTER, OGS. MCCOGS maintains a research center on the second floor of the John McIntire Library, 220 North Fifth Street, Zanesville, Ohio. Genealogical information focusing on Muskingum County with some state and national data available in book form, microfilm and/or microfiche (viewers are available) Genealogy room hours: Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri & Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Library is closed on Sunday until further notice. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohmuskin/mccogs/
FRANKLIN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Location: The Harrison House, 570 W. Broad Street, (Corner of W. Broad & Gift) Columbus, OH. Hours: M-W-F 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Telephone: (614) 469-1300. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohfcghs/ The library maintains and collects genealogical research materials and sources that refer primarily for Franklin County, Ohio and a basic collection of neighboring Ohio counties, the USA and foreign countries. There are some original records, some obituaries, some probate records and wills but no newspapers. They also do not have birth, death or marriage certificates for any year.

ADDRESSES FOR VARIOUS LIBRARIES FOR ONLINE CATALOG RESEARCH AND/OR PERSONAL RESEARCH

LICKING COUNTY: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohlcgs2/index.html ; 101 W. Main St. Newark, Ohio, 43055-5054; (740) 349-5510.
OHIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: http://www.ogs.org/ Books, Bible Records, etc. 713 S. Main Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44907-1644; (419) 756-7294. Hours: T-Sat. 9-5; fee for non-members.
OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY/ARCHIVES: http://www.ohiohistory.org/ ; I-71 & 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 1982 Velma Ave. Columbus, OH 43211; (614) 297-2510; Hours: Wed. & Sat. 9-5; Thurs. 1-9 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: http://www.familysearch.org/ ; 35 North West Temple St. SLC, Utah 8415-3400 (800) 346-6044; Check online for Family History Catalog & other important information.
ALLEN COUNTY, (INDIANA) http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/index.html ; Main Library, 900 Library Plaza, Ft. Wayne, Indiana 46801-2270; (260) 421-1200 Hours: Beginning Oct. thru Memorial Day, Sun. 1-6 p.m. M-Th. 9-9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 9-6 p.m. Check ahead for current hours; (Donít forget there is a one hour time change since they donít observe DST)
For other possible library/archives, etc. hours, locations, URL, check out the links on LCGS page: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohlcgs2/index.html.

Table 1 - Deciphering Old Handwriting

Cyndi's List - Handwriting and Script.
Palaeography: Reading Old Handwriting, 1500-1800, a practical online tutorial.
English Handwriting, 1500-1700. An online course.
Online Tuition in the Palaeography of Scottish Documents, 1500-1750.
Old English Mailing List at Rootsweb.

Table 2 - Scanning Old Photographs and Documents

Cyndi's List - Scanners.
Cyndi's List - Photographs & Memories.
Cyndi's List - Scrapbooks

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