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

HCGS Facebook  

A chapter of the
Ohio Genealogical Society
What's new
  • The June 2023 issue of The Tracer, our award winning journal, is available on our website in the Members Area.
  • Mark you calendars!  Check out the plans for our annual Heritage Luncheon and our 50th Anniversary Celebration scheduled for this coming November 4, 2023.  There is still time to start and/or complete your application for any of the four HCGS Lineage Societies. Applications will be accepted until 31 August for review.
  • The video recording of the February 11th HCGS webinar The CHPL Digital Library for Genealogists is now available on the Videos page.
  • The video recording of the recent HCGS webinar Hidden Treasures on FamilySearch is now available, with links to the handouts, on the Videos page in the Members Area.
  • The video recordings of the recent two HCGS webinars about the Hamilton County Recorder's Office are now available, with links to the handouts, on the Videos page in the Members Area.
  • The All-Name Indexes of our four Lineage Societies have been updated for 2022 (see the individual society pages for the indexes).
  • Was your ancestor involved in a court case involving land? A new court case index is now available on the damaged deed book page. Read the introduction and use ctrl-F to search by surname with a link directly to the court paragraph.
Check out our videos!
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 $20.
Stay informed
Stay informed about Hamilton County research by reading HCGS publications, The Tracer and The Gazette. Follow HCGS on Facebook.
page modified 2023-06-01 RTB