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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Below you will find information about "Meetings","Membership", "Dues", "Holdings","How to contact LCGS", "The LCGS Library", "LCGS Officers, Committee Chairmen, Licking Lantern Staff and how to contact them", "First Families of Licking County", "Society of Civil War Families of Licking County", "Genealogy Classes", "How to help LCGS"," The History of LCGS"and more.

Use the menu below to go to the topic of your interest or scroll the page.

Computer Interest Group
Contact LCGS
County Formation and Townships
Donations
Dues - (Membership)
First Families of Licking County
Genealogy Classes
History of LCGS
Holdings - Brief Description
Library
Meetings
Membership Information
Officers, Committee Chairmen, Lantern Staff
Pioneer Families of Licking County
Society of Civil War Families of Licking County
Volunteers
Wanted - Volunteers


LIBRARY:

The LCGS library is currently located at:
Newark Public Library (2nd floor)
101 W. Main Street
Newark, Ohio 43055-5054

(740) 349-5510
The library is open:
Tuesday and Thursday from 12 p.m.-4 p.m
Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 1-4 p.m.
See the LCGS Calendar of Events for library closings during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years holidays.
The library is open to the public. Additional information is available - click Here



CONTACT LCGS:

You can contact the LCGS by email by clicking on the email button:

There are no original birth, death or will records prior to 1875 due to a court house fire. There are some marriages and wills that were re-recorded, and we do have other records to check.

Finding your Ancestors in Licking County

LCGS Membership
        Single membership $14.00, Joint membership $16.00
        Additional charge - mailing outside the U.S. $8.00

       Includes the following with no additional fee

  1. The Licking Lantern "A Light into the Past" (4 times a year)
  2. Monthly Informative meetings: Newark Library meeting room
  3. Two queries to be published in the Licking Lantern (Needs to be ready to print with your membership number.Email is the best way to submit for Lantern)
  4. One free look-up (when submitted with your membership application) for one surname to the Ancestor, Pioneer, Marriages and Obituary files.
  5. Submit an Ancestor Chart for our files for others to look at.

           For more help, LCGS volunteers can research the following:
                                $$ per surname in advance

    Quick look-ups: A fee of $5.00 will be charged for up to 5 pages with $1.00 per page after 5 on the Births,
    Marriages, Death records, and Ancestor files.

    Obituaries: $2.00 an obituary from around 1972 to current.
                         Any before that date are hit and miss.
                         Need name and date, if possible, as not indexed by years.
    All Records: In our library: A fee of $20.00 with .25 cents per page after 12 pages.
    Note: In 1867, Ohio passed a law that birth and deaths were to be recorded, but not all were. As the Licking County Courthouse burned in 1875 there are no birth or death records prior to 1875. A few marriages were re-recorded but again not all were. Ohio did not issue birth or death certificates until 20 December 1903.

    The best way to send information and names to be researched is by email, or postal mail.
    If sent by email, research will not begin until we receive your money order or check.

    Please indicate the extent of your own research so LCGS work will not be duplicated.

    LCGS is staffed by volunteers so it can take up to two weeks to hear from us.
    If you send a letter, please include your email address or telephone number so we may contact you if needed.
    Note: Long distance calls can not be returned.


                                     You can contact us at 740-349-5510, or email:


Contact LCGS by email, postal mail or phone for more details. NOTE: L.C.G.S. is unable to return Long distance calls.

Please indicate the extent of your own research (census, Cemetery records, etc.) and your descent from the person you want us to research so your work will not be duplicated.

The staff is available only one day a week to do research and letter writing so response to requests cannot be immediate.

Address inquiries to:

Licking County Genealogical Society
101 W. Main St.
Newark, Ohio
43055-5054



CONTACT LCGS OFFICERS, COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN AND LICKING LANTERN STAFF:

You can contact any LCGS Officer, Committee Chairman or Licking Lantern Staff member listed below by email simply by clicking on their name.
The person's name will show as the subject of the email - this will direct your email to the correct person.

Officers - Term from Feb., 2013 to Jan., 2015

President: Eydie Keim 
Vice-President: William Milbrandt 
Treasurer:  
Secretary: Vicki Henry
Immediate Past President:

Committee Chairmen

Cemetery Committee Chairman: Tanya Myers
Court House / Records and Archives Liaison: Eydie Keim
Education/Computer Committee Chairman: Ronna Eagle
First Families of Licking County Committee Chairman: Marilyn Norris
Historian: Lois Crouse
Lantern: Laura Reimer, Acting Editor
Librarian: Ruth Osborn
Membership Chairman: Bonnalee Greenwald
Memorial Fund Chairman: Barbara Urban
Pioneer Families of Licking County, Ohio Committee Chairman: Norma Francis
Program Committee Chairman: William Milbrandt 
Publication Committee Chairman: Ella Mae Bard
Records Room Committee Chairman: Don Clary
Society of Civil War Families of Licking County Chairman: Kathy Harty
Web Page Committee Chairman: Bill Johns

Licking Lantern Staff

Lantern Committee:


Our Volunteers

Some of our present
Volunteers of the
Licking County Genealogical Society
(The Life Blood of our Society)

Vera Bagent

Ella Mae Bard

Larry Bicking

Elizabeth Bicking

Steve Carlson

Don Clary

Lorilee Cole

Terry Cooperrider

Lois Crouse

Charles Eagle

Ronna Eagle

Karen Farquhar

Norma Francis

Bonnalee Greenwald

Melinda Greewald

Kathy Harty

Vicki Henry

Carol Holdbrook

Dreama Hughes

Bill Johns

Eydie Keim

Marsha Kennedy

Lena Kent

Sherry King

Bill Milbrandt

Tami Mockus

Tanya Myers

Marilyn Norris

Dan Osborn

 Ruth Osborn 

Robert Rauch

Laura Reimer

Betty Rose

Wilma Todd

Barb Urban

Marsha Watson

Thank You for Volunteering.

Your Name Could Be Here!


HOLDINGS - A BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
For a more detailed list of holdings see the LCGS Library on the Licking County Research web page by CLICKING HERE

Licking County, Ohio - We have County and Family Histories, Bible Records, Court Records, Cemetery Records, Surname cards, 1820 Pioneer, Birth Record files, plus an extensive Obituary file. Many microfilms including 1820 thru 1920 Federal Census, Newspapers, Churches, Deed Index and more. Also Naturalization petitions and Declarations of Intent.

State of Ohio - We have many Federal censuses, the index to Roster of Ohio Civil War Veterans on microfilm and County Histories.

The Migration Routes of Our Licking County Pioneers - We have some material from the New England States, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and others including some Federal Census on Microfilm.

All Other Areas - We have access to the I.G.I. (International Genealogical Index File) through our Internet Computer System. We have Quarterly Exchanges from many areas of the United States and books on Genealogical Research, Immigration, Patriotic/Lineage Societies, Religion, and Wars to name a few.

NEW - Ohio Federal Census Microfilm Holdings of L.C.G.S. Now Online

To Search much of the L.C.G.S. holdings and also the catalog of the Licking County Public Library go to: http://www.lickingcountylibrary.info/


LICKING COUNTY, OHIO FORMATION AND TOWNSHIPS:

Parent County Years County Seat
Washington 1788-1798 Marietta
Ross 1798-1800 Chillicothe
Fairfield 1800-1808 Lancaster
Licking 1808 Newark

Township of Licking County, Ohio

1. Licking Township (organized 1801) 14. Bennington Township (organized 1815)
2. Granville Township (organized 1807) 15. Harrison Township (organized 1816)
3. Hanover Township (organized 1808) 16. Burlington Township (organized 1817)
4. Bowling Green Township (organized 1808) 17. Mary Ann Township (organized 1817)
5. Union Township (organized 1808) 18. McKean Township (organized 1818)
6. Newton Township (organized 1809) 19. Hartford Township (organized 1819)
7. Newark Township (organized 1810) 20. Perry Township (organized 1819)
8. Madison Township (organized 1812) 21. Jersey Township (organized 1820)
9. Monroe Township (organized 1812) 22. Eden Township (organized 1822)
10. Washington Township (organized 1812) 23. Fallsbury Township (organized 1826)
11. Franklin Township (organized 1812) 24. Liberty Township (organized 1827)
12. St. Albans Township (organized 1813) 25. Lima Township (organized 1827)
13. Hopewell Township (organized 1814) 26. Etna Township (organized 1833)

Township Created for Federal Tax purposes only

Township Name Incorporated Area Year Created
Pataskala Pataskala 1965
Legend Newark 1968
Johnny Clem Heath 1969

Licking County Township Map

Licking County Incorporated Cities and Towns - Date Incorporated

Alexandria - 1839 Buckeye Lake - 1981 Granville - 1832 Gratiot - 1939
Hanover - 1874 Hartford - 1866 Heath - 1965 Hebron - 1835
Johnstown - 1813 Kirkersville - 1910 Newark - 1826 Pataskala - 1892
St. Louisville - 1871 Utica - 1930


WANTED - VOLUNTEERS:

The Licking County Genealogical Library Staff, Officers and The Licking Lantern Staff are all VOLUNTEERS. We have many more hard working valuable volunteers not listed above. We can always use MORE volunteers especially to staff our library on Saturday afternoons. If you can spare a day a week or even a day a month, please stop in or contact us by email at: LCGS to volunteer.


MEMBERSHIP:

Includes "The Licking Lantern"
Published Quarterly-March, June, September and December
Two free queries. Submit only on 3X5 card, with membership number to be published in "The Licking Lantern"
Please Type or Print Clearly.
For one (1) family (give full name), a free check from:
Ancestor Card File
Pioneer File
Obituary File

Additional Research: $20.00 donation per surname in advance. For more information about research see our
Research web page.

We ask all new members to fill out and RETURN to LCGS the ORIGINAL ANCESTOR CHART provided by LCGS in the new member kit.
Please Type or Print Clearly.

DUES:

January 1 - December 31

Single Membership $14.00
Joint Membership 1 publication $16.00

Delinquent January 1.

TO JOIN - Use the L.C.G.S. Printable MEMBERSHIP FORM.


MEETINGS:

General Information about LCGS Regular Monthly Meetings.
Meetings are open to the public, you do not have to be a member of L.C.G.S.
Meeting at Newark Public Library are either in LCGS Library or First Floor Meeting Room.
Some meeting are also held at Zerger Hall, Licking County Aging Program facility, 745 East Main Street, Newark, OH.
Other meetings may also be at remote locations check the
L.C.G.S. Calendar.

January, February, March - First Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.

April - Annual Dinner Meeting - Place & Time To Be Announced.

May, June & July - First Monday of the Month at 6:30 p.m.

August - Annual Picnic - First Monday of the Month - Place & Time To Be Announced.

September - Second Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.

October and November - First Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.

December - Annual Christmas Party - First Monday of the Month - Time and Place To Be Announced.


COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP (CIG):

GENEALOGY COMPUTER INTEREST GROUP

Next meeting: Thursday, January 7, 2010, 6 p.m. in the LCGS Library on the 2nd floor of
the Licking County Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark, OH.


Due to a renewed interest in Genealogy and Computers, we are going to resurrect the Computer Interest Group.
For more information contact Ronna Eagle at (740) 344-1724 or email
Ronna Eagle or Eydie Keim at L.C.G.S.


FIRST FAMILIES OF LICKING COUNTY, OHIO:

If you have any ancestor who was in Licking County, Ohio by 31 Dec., 1830 and you are a member of LCGS, you are eligible (one time fee $20.00) for membership in this honorary group.

Check our list of
First Families of Licking County Certified Ancestors.

Application forms available through LCGS
See Application for deadline.
For more information contact:
First Families of Licking County Committee Chairman: Marilyn Norris


SOCIETY OF CIVIL WAR FAMILIES OF LICKING COUNTY, OHIO:

For more information see:
SOCIETY OF CIVIL WAR FAMILIES Of LICKING COUNTY, OHIO


DONATIONS:

LCGS WELCOMES DONATIONS! - We reserve the right to decide what material is appropriate. All donations are tax deductible!


GENEALOGY CLASSES:

Ronna Eagle, LCGS Education/Computer Committee Chairman.


PIONEER FAMILIES OF LICKING COUNTY:

Help us find the Pioneer Families of Licking County
For more information
CLICK HERE


HISTORY:

The Licking County Genealogical Society was formed 14 March, 1970 and became a Chapter of The Ohio Genealogical Society, 15 April, 1972. The First Issue (Volume #1) of the Licking Lantern, the quarterly publication, was published 1976.


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