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

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Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Genealogy Websites
Saturday, September 1
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 hom. The lab is on the first Saturday of every other month.
 
Upcoming dates:
September 1
November 3
 
These classes are sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Pre-registration is not required.


Estate Research Series (Waiting List)
Sunday, September 9
Estate Research Series (Waiting List)  (Education)
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab, 800 Vine
Estate settlement records often link families across multiple generations making them a great resource for genealogists. This popular series provides detailed coverage of estate research. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on activities including many using your own ancestors. These sessions are not specific to Hamilton County, but some local examples will be included. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. To add your name to the wait list, please complete the Estate Settlement Records Registration Form, https://goo.gl/MMgB2C, or contact Liz Stratton. There are frequently last minute cancellations.
 
Except as noted, all sessions are in the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (PLCH) computer lab on the 3rd floor behind the genealogy stacks.
 
Part 1, Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way, Sunday, September 9, 1:30 – 4:00 pm
Part 2, Even if There is No Will, There’s a Way, Sunday, September 16, 1:30 – 4:00 pm
Part 3, Using the Law to Get the most from Estates, Sunday, September 23, 1:30 – 4:00 pm
 
Liz Stratton
Educ. Dir., HCGS


Advanced Genealogy Forum (AGF) Cluster Research & Indirect Evidence
Saturday, September 15
Advanced Genealogy Forum (AGF) Cluster Research & Indirect Evidence  (Education)
10:30 am
Room 3A, Main Branch, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
The AGF will continue its focus on cluster research techniques in the fall. We will kick on in September with an author-led discussion that uses indirect evidence to establish the identity of Richard Andrews in Stark County, Ohio.
 
Article:  Jean Andrews,“Indirect Evidence for the Identity of Richard Andrews (1748-1824) of Stark County, Ohio,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly  103 (March 2015): 37-48.
Discussion Leader: Jean Andrews, CG
 
Discussion questions will be posted here about a month before the event. If you have any questions or have difficulty obtaining the article, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org


HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, September 20
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 again in September, October and November. 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.




Genealogy and Local History Department Tours
Saturday, October 6
Genealogy and Local History Department Tours  (Other Events)
10:00 am
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Main Branch, 800 Vine Street
Ever wondered what genealogical gems are in the library? PLCH librarians give an overview of the resources available in the Genealogy and Local History Department, 3rd floor. The genealogy collection includes national and international resources. Take the tour and learn what you might be missing!
 
Upcoming dates:
December 1
 
This event is sponsored by the Genealogy and Local History Department, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
 


Investigating Your Genealogical Roots
Thursday, October 11
Investigating Your Genealogical Roots  (Education)
6:00 pm
Mt. Washington Branch Library, 2049 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45230
Offered at three locations, this class will help beginners get started and those who have already explored their ancestry reach the next level. This class focuses on "how-to" and online resources. 
 
Mt. Washington Branch Library, Thursday, October 11, 6 p.m.
Price Hill Branch Library, Monday, October 15, 6 p.m.
Wyoming Branch Library, Tuesday, October 23, 6 p.m.
 
Co-sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Hamilton County Genealogical Society.


Investigating Your Genealogical Roots
Monday, October 15
Investigating Your Genealogical Roots  (Education)
6:00 pm
Price Hill Branch Library, 3215 Warsaw Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45205
Offered at three locations, this class will help beginners get started and those who have already explored their ancestry reach the next level. This class focuses on "how-to" and online resources. 
 
Price Hill Branch Library, Monday, October 15, 6 p.m.
Wyoming Branch Library, Tuesday, October 23, 6 p.m.
 
Co-sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Hamilton County Genealogical Society.


HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, October 18
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 again in September, October and November. 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.



Investigating Your Genealogical Roots
Tuesday, October 23
Investigating Your Genealogical Roots  (Education)
6:00 pm
Wyoming Branch Library, 500 Springfield Pike Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Offered at three locations, this class will help beginners get started and those who have already explored their ancestry reach the next level. This class focuses on "how-to" and online resources. 
 
Wyoming Branch Library, Tuesday, October 23, 6 p.m.
 
Co-sponsored by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and the Hamilton County Genealogical Society.


2018 Heritage Luncheon
Saturday, October 27
2018 Heritage Luncheon  (Other Events)
10:45 am
Clovernook Country Club, 2035 West Galbraith Road, 45239
Hamilton County Genealogical Society's annual Heritage Luncheon will be held on Saturday, October 27th, at the Clovernook Country Club in North College Hill. The event is open to the public. Members who have proven their descent from an ancestor who lived in Hamilton County will be inducted into our Lineage Societies and will receive their certificates and medals.
 
Joyce Browning, well known for her living history reenactments of Ohio women, will give her living history presentation of Julia Grant, wife of President Ulysses Grant.
 
For more details of the program, a mail-in registration form, and link to the online registration form please see the event flyer.  You can also access the online registration form directly. Deadline for online registration is Monday October 22, 2018.



HCGS Board Meeting
Thursday, November 15
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 again in September, October and November. 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.



Advanced Genealogy Forum (AGF) Cluster Research
Saturday, November 17
Advanced Genealogy Forum (AGF) Cluster Research  (Education)
10:30 am
Room 3A, Main Branch, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
This month's discussion will focus on an article by Elizabeth Shown Mills that uses cluster research to solve a complex genealogical problem.
 
Article: Elizabeth Shown Mills,“Frontier Research Strategies—Weaving a Web to Snare a Birth Family: John Watts (ca. 1749–ca. 1822),” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 104 (September 2016): 165–90; PDF download at Elizabeth Shown Mills’s Historic Pathways (https://www.historicpathways.com : 2018) > Articles > Cluster Research (FAN Principle).
Discussion Leader: Linda Dietrich
 
If you have difficulty obtaining the article or would like to be added to the email list, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org. Article discussion questions will be posted here about a month before the session.
 
The Advanced Genealogy Forum is a peer-lead discussion group that explores strategies to solve complex genealogical problems.