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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 HCGS Digital Resources Committee has an immediate need for several volunteer roles.  See our Help Wanted page for details.
  • New video: Gedmatch - A Deep Dive by Kathy Reed and Kelli Bergheimer, presented to the Southwest Ohio DNA Interest Group (SWOHDNA) on February 13, 2018 at the MidPointe Library in West Chester.  For additional videos see our Videos page.
  • The March 2018 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • Hamilton County Maps, 1835-2017
    • Genealogy Programs
    • Chapter News
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • More House of Refuge Records Now Online
    • New Digitized Genealogical Collections at PLCH
    • “Operation Anzio” at Mount Notre Dame High School
    • Cincinnati Pioneer Association, continued
    • Longview Asylum and the Insane in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati, continued
    • Book Review: The Family Tree Irish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Ireland, Claire Santry
    • Newly Digitized Voter Registration Lists for Cincinnati
  • A new public online abbreviated index created from the new index book Hamilton County, Ohio Roman Catholic Baptism Records - Early – 1849 is now available to the public on our Births & Baptisms page.
  • A new public online abbreviated index created from the new book Index of Hamilton County, Ohio Reported Court Records 1870 - 1879 is now available to the public on our Court Records page.
  • 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, Index of 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.
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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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Stay informed about Hamilton County research by reading the HCGS publications, The Tracer and The Gazette. Subscribe to the HCGS Blog and follow HCGS on Facebook or Twitter.
 
 
page modified: 04/09/2018


Latest News
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May 12, 10:30 am, Sunny Morton-Incorporating History into Genealogy, North Central Branch Library
Click on Sunny's image for further information. Sunny Morton demonstrates how to incorporate history into your genealogy in "They Survived the Johnstown Flood?!" This is a live, remote presentation by Sunny. Click on the link for further deatils.

May 12, 12:30 pm AGF: Cluster Analysis
Click on the link for further information

New book for sale
Hamilton County, Ohio Roman Catholic Baptism Records - Early – 1849 is available. Click image above for more info. Also available as a Kindle book.

New Book for Sale
Index of Hamilton County, Ohio Reported Court Records 1870 - 1879 is now available. Click the image above for further details. Also available as a Kindle book.