Meigs County Genealogical Society P.O. Box 346 Pomeroy, OH 45769 Dues: $7.00/year (single) Meigs County Pioneer and Historical Society P.O. Box 145 Pomeroy, OH 45769 Phone: (740) 992-3819 Email: email@example.com Chester-Shade Historical Association Phone: (740) 985-9822 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Located in the restored Courthouse, Chester, Ohio. Open M, W, TH and Sat from 10 to 4 and with advance notice can be open other hours. Ohio Genealogical Society 34 Sturges Avenue P.O. Box 2625 Mansfield, OH 44906 (419) 522-9077 Dues: $25.00 per year (single); $30.00 per year (family) The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the nation. There are 101 chapters in Ohio and across the nation. The society's library at 34 Sturges Ave., Mansfield, OH, has 15,000 volumes, 1,500 reels of microfilm, 50 drawers of vertical files, 300,000 ancestor cards, 2,000 Bible records and numerous manuscript files. A chapter directory lists publications for sale from each chapter.