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‚Äč
  • As part of our Make A Difference (MAD) Veterans Burials Project to honor and document our veterans buried in Hamilton County, a new public index - Service 1865 - 1917 veterans burials (veterans of the Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, and other military service during the time period between 1865 and 1917) - has been added to this website. Addtionally the Pre-Civil War veterans burials and Civil War veterans burials indexes have been updated with additional burials.
  • The September 2017 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • The Evolution of FamilySearch
    • Genealogy Programs
    • Advanced Genealogy Forum: Focus on Authors and Writing
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • Chapter News
    • HCGS Membership Survey
    • Do You Ever Wonder Where HCGS Members Call Home?
    • Finding Aids: What They Are and How to Use Them
    • New Finding Aid with Indexes for St. Aloysius Orphanage Records
    • Finding Ancestors Who Attended Hamilton County Schools
    • Public Library Acquisitions
  • Family History Microfilm Discontinuation - On September 8, 2017, FamilySearch discontinued its microfilm distribution services.  For more information see https://familysearch.org/ask/faq as well as our September Tracer (above).
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page modified: 11/22/2017

Latest News
See also our Events page

April 7, 2018 Michael L. Strauss, AG-Annual Seminar
Please click on the image for preregistration information.

December 3, 1:30-3 pm Genealogy Roundtable
This is a discussion group for genealogists. Click on the link for more information about upcoming topics.

Using Tools to Analyze DNA Results - December 12th - 7:00 pm (SWOHDNA)
Now that you have your results, how do you organize them to make the most of the information? Learn how to make your matches work for you. Use tools like Excel and OneNote to get yourself organized and make progress in your search.

January 13th, 1:30 PM, Clifton Library with Jeff Herbert
Resources for Researching Your German Ancestors - What's New Researching Your German and Early Hamilton Co. Ancestors