Hamilton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 15865
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-0865
Telephone:  (513) 956-7078

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A chapter of the
Ohio Genealogical Society
What's new
  • The December 2016 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • Researching Ancestral Masons
    • Chapter Programs
    • Interest Groups
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • Chapter News
    • New 2016 Members Hamilton County Lineage Societies
    • Meyers Orts Gazetteer
    • Weil Funeral Home Records
    • Delhi Historical Society
    • Destruction of Hamilton County Courthouse Records
    • Presbyterian Membership Certificates
    • Book Review: Double Jordan, My Journey Towards Discovering my Paternal Ancestors
  • Volunteer videographer needed!  See our Help Wanted page for details (at bottom of the page).
  • New Index: Pre-Civil War veterans burials - The names and burials of more 800 pre-Civil War veterans have been compiled including their birth and death dates, cemetery and place of burial (if known), and name of the company and regiment.
  • HCGS is co-sponsoring with other southwest Ohio OGS chapters a DNA Interest Group (SWOHDNA). The latest information about this and other interest groups is posted under "Interest Groups".
  • New database (for members only)!  Weil Funeral Home - Funeral Records: Over 25,000 3"x5" record cards of funerals are in the collection as searchable (via OCR) PDF image files.
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Member access
Members may login to access their membership profile, contribute to the Discussions forum and Surname list, and search our members-only databases
Non-member access
Non-members also benefit from the HCGS public databases, the research guides in Local Records and Records Repositories, and much more. Not a member? Become a member today for as low as $15.
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page modified: 12/01/2016

Latest News
See also our Events page.

Southwest Ohio DNA Interest Group
Tuesday, November 29 Southwest Ohio DNA Interest Group (Interest Group) 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm MidPointe Library West Chester The next meeting is scheduled at the MidPointe Library in West Chester on Tuesday, November 29 from 7:00 – 8:45. We will discuss how to interpret Ancestry.com DNA results and use them to identify family members.

Judy G. Russell, Annual Seminar, April 8
Preregistration is now open. For further information click the image.

New Book for Sale
Index of Death Notices Appearing in Der Christliche Apologete, A National German Methodist Newspaper, 1839 – 1899 is now available. Click the image above for further details in the HCGS Shop.