Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Conferences for 2019-2020

Past Genealogical Programs by Prominent Speakers

Here’s a sampling of the informational programs by prominent speakers in the field of genealogy that our members and guests have enjoyed.

"Penmanship the Old Way" by Cheryl McClellan, Geauga County Public Library Genealogist,
Lecturer/Speaker, magazine writer. Demonstrated techniques of writing with a quill pen and discussed the types of penmanship used in the past. (Feb. 2016)


"Immigration and Naturalization" by Wally Huskonen, Genealogist, Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee. Finding immigration and naturalization records. (April 2016)


"Researching Church Records" by Sunny Morton, Contributing Editor of the 'Family Tree Magazine', speaker, and author of "Find Your Family in U.S. Church Records". (Sept. 2016)


"The Results are in! Understanding your DNA Results" by Mary Milne Jamba, OGS District Trustee, Lecturer/Speaker (May 2017)


"Mapping it Out" Thomas Edwards, Cleveland Public Library Maps Librarian. Old maps on display with information on how to read them. (May 2018)


"Sharing your Genealogical Data - Electronically" by Roger Marble, Genealogist, former Board member of OGS. Sharing and storing your genealogy data. (Nov. 2018)


"Learning about the Ohio Genealogical Society Library" by Tom Neel, OGS Librarian.
Resources available within the Ohio State Genealogical Society. (Sept. 2018)

"Treasures at the Cuyahoga County Archives" by Dr. Judith Cetina, Archivist for the Cuyahoga County Archives  (Sept. 2020)

"Adding Your Own Stories to Your Family History"  by Sunny Morton, Contributing Editor of the 'Family Tree Magazine' (Oct. 2020)

"History of the Great Geauga County Fair" by Paul Harris, Secretary/Director for the Great Geauga County Fair (Nov. 2020)

Upcoming Conferences in 2021

  •  Virtual Annual Conference OGS is literally “Bringin’ It Home” for their 2021 Annual Conference because it will be virtual! It will still feature a great line-up of speakers and topics, but now you can attend from the comfort and convenience of any location via a computer, tablet, or phone. The keynote speakers will be Peggy Lauritzen, D. Joshua Taylor and Ari Wilkens.OGS14 - 17 April 2021- For more information visit www.ogsconference.org.

Links to Neighboring Genealogical Societies

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