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Wellington Genealogy Group





Our Next Monthly Program


Our monthly programs are open to the public (except for August and December.) Please feel free to drop in to see one of our programs, or contact us for more information.


  • SPECIAL MEETING


  • Tuesday, January 26th at 2:30 p.m.
    Held at the Lorain County Community College - Wellington Campus at 151 Commerce Drive in Wellington (across from McDonalds on the north end of Wellington.)
    Join us for a special "working session" on appropriate housing for your treasured family keepsakes. Nicole Hayes will be the presenter. Nicole has worked in museums and archives her entire career; in her last job, she was responsible for teaching workshops on this topic to museum staff. This session is free and all are welcome. Nicole will have a batch of free catalogs but she recommends that your bring your laptops so she can show you different vendor sites and walk you through how to identify and order what you need. Please DON'T bring fragile or valuable items to the session. If you have something unusual that you would like to house, bring a digital photograph and measurements. Please join us!


  • February 2016 Monthly Meeting


  • Wednesday, 3 February 2016 at 1 p.m.
    Held at the Lorain County Community College - Wellington Campus at 151 Commerce Drive in Wellington (across from McDonalds on the north end of Wellington.
    For Black History Month, Marilyn Wainio will tell the story of R.J. Robinson, one of Wellington's first black businessmen. R.J. moved his family to Wellington in 1861 at the beginning of the civil war. He was a barber, restaurateur, preacher, and above all he "was a very visionary man." During the presentation Marilyn will share different resources used in researching a person who lived in the 1800's. She will also show how using a timeline helps with both organization and in understanding a person's life.


  • March 2016 Monthly Meeting


  • Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 1 p.m.
    Held at the Lorain County Community College - Wellington Campus at 151 Commerce Drive in Wellington (across from McDonalds on the north end of Wellington.)
    In honor of Black History Month (February) and Women's History Month (March), WGG member Nicole Hayes will give a presentation entitled, “Into the Wilderness: A Massachusetts Household Emigrates to Ohio.” Hayes will look at the Howk family and the female former slave who traveled west with them to become one of Wellington’s first settlers. (Please note: this is an "encore performance" of a talk given for the Southern Lorain County Historical Society in early November 2015. If you weren't able to catch it the first time, now is your chance!)

    Contact Us

    For more information please contact us at:

    Wellington Genealogy Group
    J. Johnson, 41869 Jones Rd., Wellington, OH 44090
    WellingtonGG@yahoo.com

    Copyright © 2007, Marilyn Wainio

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