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 December 2017 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • Longview Asylum and the Insane in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati
    • Genealogy Programs
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • New 2017 Members, Hamilton County Lineage Societies
    • Chapter News
    • Early Cincinnati Jews
    • Researching the Catholic Pioneers of Cincinnati
    • Hamilton County Recorder: Ancestral Leases and Liens Now Online
    • Anderson Township: Origins and Preservation
    • Cincinnati Pioneer Association
    • Book Review: The Roebling Suspension Bridge: A Guide to Historic Sites, People, and Places
  • 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.
  • 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: 12/01/2017

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See also our Events page

Using Tools to Analyze DNA Results - December 12 - 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.

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

Saturdays Jan 13, 20, 27 and Feb 10, 17, 24
Genealogy Foundations Series
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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