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
  • The March 2017 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • Speculators, Surveys and Deeds
    • Chapter Programs
    • Chapter News
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • Interest Groups
    • Making the Most of the Weil Funeral Home Records
    • Book Review: The Stranger in My Genes: A Memoir
    • What Do You Do in a World Without Interlibrary Loan?
    • New Index: Pre-Civil War Veterans Burials in Hamilton County
    • Hamilton County Deeds, 1788-1857
    • Veterans Grave Registration Records - Online
    • Public Library Acquisitions
  • Three videos about DNA have been added to our Videos page (Introduction to DNA, Autosomal DNA, and Overview of 23andme) by the Southwest Ohio DNA Interest Group.
  • A new Buyer surname, Total Alphabetic Deed Index 1844 to 1869 consisting of over 80,000 entries has now been completed by our HCGS volunteer indexers and is provided on the Hamilton County Deed Indexes page.  Also included are instructions for accessing the newly online deed book images at the Hamilton Recorder's Office website for deed books A to W2 and 21 through 216 (1794 - 1823).
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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: 05/22/2017

Latest News
See also our Events page

Saturdays June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8
Genealogy Foundations Series
Click on the image for more details. Reservations required.

Saturday, June 3
Genealogy and Local History Department Orientation (PLCH)
Given by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Please click on the image for details.

New Book for Sale
Index of Hamilton County, Ohio Reported Court Records 1841 - 1869 is now available. Click the image above for further details in the HCGS Shop.