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

Announcement about upcoming programs:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are not holding any in-person events. Check back here for changes. Please see our Events listing and our CalendarAlso see the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (PLCH) website for announcements and service changes. 
  • The September 2021 issue of The Tracer, our award winning journal, is available on our website in the Members Area
  • From the John Parker Library at the Freedom Center: "The John Parker Library and Family Search Center will reopen effective July 14th by appointment only. The volunteers will start returning in person next week (July 7th) to begin scheduling appointments. Appointments will be scheduled via email at genealogy@nurfc.org or by phone at (513) 333-7654."
  • The Cincinnati (Norwood) Family History Center of the LDS will re-open on June 1.  See the announcement.
  • New book alert (4/12/2021): Hamilton County, Ohio Roman Catholic Baptism Records - 1870 – 1879. Two volume set. See "Baptism Records" category in our Shop (click and scrolldown) to buy the book set.  An Abbreviated Index from this new set is also availabe online on our Births & Baptisms page.
  • Never before indexed deed books now indexed by our dedicated volunteers. If you are looking for a deed or court case from Dec. 1840 to Dec. 1870 (not continuous), look here.
  • Volunteer! We have no paid staff. If you are a member of HCGS and would like to become more active in our chapter, and do more for fellow members and others researching their ancestry, consider volunteering for one of our roles.
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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: 2021-10-17 PMD