Category Archives: Genealogy

UPDATE: February 9th Genealogy Webinar Canceled

The genealogy webinar, Family History Sources at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, scheduled for Saturday, February 9, has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. For more information about the 2013 Genealogy Workshop schedule, resources, and more, click here.

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Genealogy Webinars: Attend in Your Pajamas!

January’s a great time to get started on family history research. Here’s some good news, especially considering Ohio’s recent weather: now you can learn how to get started in compiling a family history without leaving home. Webinars Start Saturday, January … Continue reading

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Gift Giving Ideas from OHS

Give the Gift of Genealogy this Holiday Season Wondering what to get the genealogist in your life this holiday season? Whether your genealogist is just getting started or a seasoned professional, the Genealogy Workshops at the Ohio Historical Society have … Continue reading

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County Office Research: Focus on the County Auditor & the County Recorder

Have you ever wondered how or why records in a county office were created? The county auditor and recorder offices create a variety of records that help us understand where and how our ancestors were living. Finding an ancestor documented … Continue reading

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Family History Research: How to Find Naturalization Records

Interested in genealogy? Just getting started? Been at it for years? Join us at the Ohio History Center this Saturday, September 8, from 10am to noon, for the Genealogy Workshop: How to Find Naturalization Records. The United States is influenced by … Continue reading

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Family History Research: The Civil War War (GW30B)

Are you interested in how to research the experience of an Ohio soldier during the Civil War?  Are you having difficulty identifying records of military service during this conflict?  This presentation will focus on the three main types of war … Continue reading

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Newspaper Research for Genealogists Workshop

There is still time to register for Newspaper Research for Genealogists! Newspapers contain vast amounts of family history information beyond obituaries yet are often overlooked as a resource. This class will cover birth, death and marriage announcements as well as … Continue reading

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Another Great Genealogy Workshop this Saturday

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 … Continue reading

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There is Still Time to Register!

Religious Records And Roots Genealogy Workshop Church and synagogue records often provide valuable information for the family historian. However, tracking a church through the centuries can be a complicated process. This class will explore types of existing records according to … Continue reading

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Are You Attending the National Genealogical Society Conference?

Stop by the table that the Ohio Historical Society is sharing with our colleagues from the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society and the Columbus Metropolitan Library. The National Genealogical Society 2012 Family History Conference is May 9-12 at the … Continue reading

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