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Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Conferences for 2019-2020

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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.

"Read All About It – Discovering your Family in Newspapers “ by Cheryl McClellan, retired GCPL genealogist, Researcher, Speaker/Lecturer, Writer, OGS Member (May 2022)

“You Only Have a Death Announcement: Now What?”  By Deborah A. Abbott, PhD., Professional genealogist, author, member of NGS, APG and the Genealogical Speakers Guild. (January 2023)

“Ten Commandments of Genealogy” by Sandra Beane Milton, Retired GCPL Historian, Genealogical Researcher, Speaker, OGS Member (March 2023)

“A Wild Ride: Ohio River Travel in Stories and Songs” by Sunny Jane Morton, a Contributing Editor for Family Tree Magazine, Content Director for Your DNA Guide, and past Editor of Ohio Genealogy News. A genealogist with a history degree. (January 2024)

“The Canal That Created Cleveland” by Cleveland Metroparks Historian/Archivist Judy MacKeigan (April 2024)

"DNA Basics: What do we get from our Ancestors?" by Kelli Bergheimer, an international genealogical speaker. (May 2024)

Other Upcoming Programs/ Conferences 


  • Check the OGS website for other societies meetings, field trips and conferences.

  • Various Genealogical Related Programs are offered through the Geauga County Public Library. If you are interested visit

Links to Neighboring Genealogical Societies

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