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Upcoming Workshop – Genealogy Forum

Are you not sure how to start your family history? Do you have a genealogy problem or “brick wall” that seems nearly impossible to solve? Bring us your questions and we’ll guide you to search strategies and resources that might … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop – A Trip through Time with the Census

Census records are the key to adding real life to your family history. They contain a wealth of family and social information and rank next to vital statistics in their value to the genealogist. This course examines the data within … Continue reading

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Contestant #1

While doing standard obituary lookups in the Toledo Blade microfilm at the OHS archives, I was getting to the bottom of my list when I came to Maggie Kohne who died May 17, 1897. She had been on my list … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop – Family History Sources at the Columbus Metropolitan Library

Get a more intimate look at CML’s collection and services for genealogists. Areas include Ohio, other states and foreign countries and some of the special collections such as the Palatines To America (German) and Huguenot (French) collections. You’ll also learn … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop – Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center

This course offers an in-depth look at Ohio History Center holdings and their use in genealogy. Areas include Ohio public records, historical manuscript and audiovisual sources, and newspapers. This session is ideal for those who want to find out more … Continue reading

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History in the News

We were so excited about this one we actually forgot to post it! The Hunley has been unveiled! What is the Hunley you ask?  The Hunley was a Confederate ship built in 1863 and the first successful combat submarine ever … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop – Cornerstones of Genealogy

This course establishes the foundation for all further genealogical research. It provides the beginning genealogist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used to prepare a family tree or family history. Describes the uses and sources … Continue reading

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