Genealogical and Historical Societies


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: meigscountyhistoricalsociety@dragonbbs.com


Chester-Shade Historical Association
Phone:  (740) 985-9822
Email: chestercourthouse@windstream.net

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.