Category Archives: Research Tips

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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New Catalog is Online

The new Online Collections Catalog is in operation! Here are a few tips for using the system: 1. We recommend searching both databases– Library and Archives — to get the most accurate reflection of our holdings on a particular topic. … Continue reading

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Learn More about Doing Genealogy Online

Finding Published Family History Resources on the Internet There are hundreds of thousands of genealogy websites on the Internet and we all would like to find our family’s history online. This session will give you the online tools to help … Continue reading

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Next Up in the Genealogy Workshop Series…

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 … 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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