Category Archives: Genealogy

Beginning Your African-American Genealogy

There is still time to register for Beginning Your African-American Genealogy Join us to learn about searching for your African-American ancestors from experienced researcher Gayle Wilson. Get direction in locating and using resources specific to African-American research and find out … Continue reading

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Getting Started on Your Genealogy Webinar

Take an Ohio History Connection genealogy class from anywhere! Learn how research tools like vital statistics, census records, land records and probate files can help you build your family tree. We’ll also provide you with additional resources like military records, … Continue reading

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#AskAnArchivist Day Is October 30!

Ever had a question for an archivist that you have not had the chance to ask? Today archivists around the country, including archivists at the Ohio History Connection, are taking to Twitter to respond to questions tweeted with the hashtag … Continue reading

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Archives Contest Entry: Finding Something that was Missing

While the “I Found It in the Archives Contest” has concluded for 2014, we want to take this opportunity to share all of the fascinating entries that were submitted to the Ohio History Connection’s local contest. Special thanks to everyone … Continue reading

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Adoption Research for the Family Historian

Register now! Learn about the history of adoption, the adoption process, access and restrictions regarding adoption records, adoption research strategies and the use of DNA testing. Ohio History Connection collections that include adoption information will be highlighted with examples of … Continue reading

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New Records Available for Research Online

Thanks to our dedicated volunteers and staff, two more sets of death records have been added to our online Death Certificate Index. That’s over 35,000 new records for you to search! Columbus Death Certificates, 1904-1908. Previously unavailable, the Columbus Death … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Brick Wall Problems in German-American Research at the Ohio History Center, March 15

The Ohio Historical Society, in partnership with Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society and the Columbus Metropolitan Library, is proud to host nationally-renowned genealogist Dr. Michael Lacopo at the Ohio History Center on Saturday, March 15, from 10:30am – 12:30pm, as … Continue reading

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