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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.

“Avoiding Rabbit Holes: Using Research Questions, Plans and Logs” by Carla Cegielski, Full-time genealogical researcher, lecturer and writer specializing in Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia research (April 2022)

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

“Case of the Missing Will”, Presenter Shelley Bishop, Buckeye Family Trees, Professional Genealogical researcher, writer, and speaker (November 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)

“Telling a Story Using Timelines” by Susan Hill. Local researcher, member of OGS, NEOCAG, CAGG, and various genealogy groups.  (February 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)


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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