Our chapter was formed in 1974 to create and promote interest in collecting, indexing, preserving and publishing material on Montgomery County, and to assist individuals in tracing their ancestry and in compiling family and local histories by means of lectures, educational classes, and the Chapter's Family Tree newsletter.
Regular chapter meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
in the auditorium of the Dayton Metro Library, 215 East 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
Regular chapter meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Dayton Metro Library, 215 East 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
Fall Educational Seminar
Hope Lutheran Church Project Complete!
Settlers & Builders of Montgomery County, Ohio
by William J Priest
You cannot easily replace all the genealogy data and family photographs you have collected. Our speaker, William J Priest will discuss what you can do today to protect that data and what plans you should have in place in case a disaster strikes.
William J Priest is a retired records manager, with advanced training in disaster prevention/recovery and methodologies of filing systems. He is a genealogy teacher and nationally known speaker. He is a trustee on the board of the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) and he is also an active member of the Lucas County Chapter OGS, Genealogy by Computer Society (GCS), National Genealogical Society (NGS) and the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG).
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Guest Speaker, Dr. Mike Lacopo
The Montgomery County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will hold its annual educational seminar on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Sinclair Community College Ponitz Conference Center, 444 W. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio. Nationally known speaker, Dr. Mike Lacopo will present four topics: More Than The Census—Our Families Did Exist Between Those Ten-Year Intervals; Finding and Using German Church Records, “She Came From Nowhere…”—A Case Study; and Incorporating Social History Into Your Research. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; sessions run from 9 a.m.—4 p.m. $30 for members of the Montgomery County Chapter OGS, $35 for OGS members, $40 for non-members, and $45 for registrations after October 11, 2014. Parking and lunch are provided. For questions, email Lori Rotterman at Lori Rotterman or call (937) 496-8682.
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 1 p.m.
by Dana Palmer
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 1 p.m.
and Installation of 2015 Officers
Rootsweb Message Board
Carolyn Johnson Burns
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