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

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Saturday, September 5
Hands-on: Lessons Learned, New Jersey Proprietors' Records (Preregistration Required)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Bring your list of New Jersey ancestor for this hands-on session. Apply lessons learned in Jerry Smith's lecture (HCGS Annual Seminar, 2015). Look up your New Jersey ancestors in online proprietors' records. Explore published New Jersey sources available at PLCH. Share successes and online sources with your peers. There are duplicate sessions at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.



Hands-on: Lessons Learned, New Jersey Proprietors' Records (Preregistration Required)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Bring your list of New Jersey ancestor for this hands-on session. Apply lessons learned in Jerry Smith's lecture (HCGS Annual Seminar, 2015). Look up your New Jersey ancestors in online proprietors' records. Explore published New Jersey sources available at PLCH. Share successes and online sources with your peers. There are duplicate sessions at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.



Saturday, October 3
Family History Day  (Education)
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Save the date!
 
There will be no hands-on sessions held on this date.


Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18
Ohio River National Freedom Corridor's Underground Railroad Conference  (Other Events)
Holiday Inn East Gate Conference Center
This event is sponsored by the Ohio River National Freedom Corridor adn the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
 
"I walked with bold courage:" Connecting Communites with Shared Stories of the Underground Railroad.
 



Saturday, November 7
Hands-on: Lessons Learned, Pennsylvania Research (Preregistration Required)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Bring what you know about one or more of your Pennsylvania ancestors for this hands-on session. Develop a focused research question for one of your ancestors. Explore sources available at PLCH and online that might answer your question. Apply lessons learned from Jerry Smith at the Annual Seminar (2015) to develop a research plan and begin it!
 
There are duplicate sessions at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.


Hands-on: Lessons Learned, Pennsylvania Research (Preregistration Required)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Bring what you know about one or more of your Pennsylvania ancestors for this hands-on session. Develop a focused research question for one of your ancestors. Explore sources available at PLCH and online that might answer your question. Apply lessons learned from Jerry Smith at the Annual Seminar (2015) to develop a research plan and begin it!
 
There are duplicate sessions at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.



Saturday, January 30, 2016
Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 1 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
Second Session: March 5
Third Session: April 2
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 


Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 1 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
Second Session: March 5
Third Session: April 2
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 



Saturday, March 5, 2016
Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 2 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
Third Session: April 2
 
 If you were unable to attend the first session, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 


Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 2 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
Third Session: April 2
 
 If you were unable to attend the first session, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 



Saturday, April 2, 2016
Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 3 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
 If you were unable to attend the first and/or second session, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 


Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records Part 3 of 3 (Preregister)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
This 3-session series will provide a detailed look at estate settlement records. Sessions will cover the estate settlement process, genealogically rich documents created in the process, and finding and interpreting records. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in each session. These are general sessions that are not specific to Hamilton County.
 
 If you were unable to attend the first and/or second session, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 



Saturday, May 7, 2016
Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records After the Court House Burns (Preregister)  (Education)
1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Learn how to reconstruct an estate file using fragmentary surviving court records in conjunction with other sources. Available online fragmentary court records will be used as a starting point. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in the session. An example can be provided for those who wish to learn the techniques but have not yet identified an ancestor's estate prior to the 1884 court house fire. The focus is on Hamilton County, Ohio but the techniques can be reapplied to other burned counties.
 
 If you were unable to attend the estate settlement sessions, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work. Prior experience with estate settlement records will be helpful.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.
 


Hands on: Researching Estate Settlement Records After the Court House Burns (Preregister)  (Education)
3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd floor computer lab
Learn how to reconstruct an estate file using fragmentary surviving court records in conjunction with other sources. Available online fragmentary court records will be used as a starting point. There will be hands-on exercises focused on your own ancestors in the session. An example can be provided for those who wish to learn the techniques but have not yet identified an ancestor's estate prior to the 1884 court house fire. The focus is on Hamilton County, Ohio but the techniques can be reapplied to other burned counties.
 
 If you were unable to attend the estate settlement sessions, please contact Liz Stratton, education@hcgsohio.org, for syllabus materials and make-up work. Prior experience with estate settlement records will be helpful.
 
There are duplicate session at 1 and 3 pm. Preregistration details to follow.