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

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HCGS 2020 Annual Seminar with Dr. Roger Minert
Saturday, March 7
HCGS 2020 Annual Seminar with Dr. Roger Minert  (Seminar)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Mill Race Banquet Center, 1515 W. Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45240
Dr. Roger Minert, Ph.D., A.G., Prof. em., will be the speaker at the HCGS 2020 Annual Seminar.  Space is limited and registration is required. $35 for HCGS members, $40 for nonmembers. Roger Minert is an author, teacher, and researcher with a Ph.D. in German language research. He will present four sessions: Church Records in Germany, Surname Changes in Northwestern Germany, A Day in the Life of your German Ancestor, and Marriage and Courtship in Germany 1500 to 1800.
 
See the flyer for more information and registration (print and online), and/or go direct to online registration (PayPal payment). Deadline for registration is end of Wednesday, February 26, 2020. These presentations will not be recorded or streamed live.
 
Map location for the Mill Race Banquet Center.



Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Genealogy Websites
Saturday, March 7
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Genealogy Websites  (Other Events)
10:00 am
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab, 800 Vine
 
This introduction to genealogy websites is sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County in the 3rd floor computer lab. Join a librarian to learn how to get started with your online research whether at the library or at home. The lab is on the first Saturday of every other month.
 
These classes are sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Pre-registration is not required.
 



HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, March 19
HCGS Board Meeting  (Calendar)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Perkins Restaurant, 7108 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH
HCGS Board Meeting - Members are welcome and can just listen or you may jump in and join any discussion.  We meet in January, February, March, April, May, (June is held at another location), no meetings in July or August, then meet again in September, October, November, and December. You may come early to eat, then the meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and go until about 8:00 p.m. Come and find out what’s happening.



Introduction to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Sacramental Records on Findmypast
Saturday, March 21
Introduction to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Sacramental Records on Findmypast  (Programs)
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Green Township Branch Library, 6525 Bridgetown Rd., Cincinnati, 45248
This program has been presented in other areas of Southwest Ohio by Julie Ross, and she has encouraged us to have her present it again, this time in Green Township. Julie will do a live demonstration on how to find Catholic baptism, marriage, and burial records for Southwest Ohio on FMP.  She will also discuss tips, tricks, and limitations and work-arounds. FMP subscribers may bring laptops/tablets for hands-on practice, but you will also learn from this presentation without a computer.
 
Capacity: Seating is limited to 50 chairs
Cost: Free
Reservations are required (click for online form).  Reservations are only being taken online and will close when 50 reservations are reached.
 
This program is now booked full.  Reservations are now closed. Thanks for your interest!
As of 7:30 PM Monday 1/6/2020
 
 


Advanced Genealogy Forum
Saturday, March 28
Advanced Genealogy Forum  (Seminar)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 800 Vine Street, Room 3B
Are you searching for ways to enhance your research skills and share with other experienced genealogists? Join us for our March AGF discussion. Continuing our focus on evidence, we will discuss "Finding the Irish Origins of Charles Doherty" by Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens (National Genealogical SocietyQuarterly, 92 (Sept. 2004), 178-86), which illustrates some techniques for dealing with sparse evidence of origins. Discussion questions will be posted and distributed to those on our email list about a month in advance.
 
You can send your email address to the AGF coordinator Foote Lund at foote.lund@gmail.com to be added to the distribution list. 



HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, April 16
HCGS Board Meeting  (Calendar)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Perkins Restaurant, 7108 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH
HCGS Board Meeting - Members are welcome and can just listen or you may jump in and join any discussion.  We meet in January, February, March, April, May, (June is held at another location), no meetings in July or August, then meet again in September, October, November, and December. You may come early to eat, then the meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and go until about 8:00 p.m. Come and find out what’s happening.



Unlocking the Pieces - 2020 OGS Conference
Wednesday, April 29 through Saturday, May 2
Unlocking the Pieces - 2020 OGS Conference  (Conferences)
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions Sandusky, OH
The Premier Midwest Genealogical Conference.



Saturday, May 9
Advanced Genealogists Forum  (Seminar)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 800 Vine Street, Room 3B
Watch for our discussion topic to come.


Echoes of Our Ancestors - Annual NGS Conference
Wednesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 23
Echoes of Our Ancestors - Annual NGS Conference  (Conferences)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Family History Conference.  The upcoming NGS 2020 Family History Conference will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, and will offer the best and most expansive series of lectures to advance your research. Salt Lake City is easily accessible and has some of the best genealogical research resources in the US.
 
 



HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, May 21
HCGS Board Meeting  (Calendar)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Perkins Restaurant, 7108 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH
HCGS Board Meeting - Members are welcome and can just listen or you may jump in and join any discussion.  We meet in January, February, March, April, May, (June is held at another location), no meetings in July or August, then meet again in September, October, November, and December. You may come early to eat, then the meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and go until about 8:00 p.m. Come and find out what’s happening.




“Cross the Bridge to Yesterday” Palatines to America National Conference
Wednesday, June 17 through Saturday, June 20
“Cross the Bridge to Yesterday” Palatines to America National Conference  (Conferences)
Netherland Hilton Hotel, Cincinnati, OH
Cross the Bridge to Yesterday” Palatines to America National Conference
 



Blazing Trails in the Heart of America
Wednesday, September 2 through Saturday, September 5
Blazing Trails in the Heart of America  (Conferences)
Kansas City, MO
"Blazing Trails in the Heart of America"
Federation of Genealogcial Societies Conference