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

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HCGS Board Cookout and Meeting
Thursday, June 21
HCGS Board Cookout and Meeting  (Calendar)
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
HCGS Board Cookout and Meeting - Members are welcome. Party starts at 5:30pm; eat at 6:30pm, followed by brief meeting.  Feel free to bring a food item. Will be indoors if inclement weather.
Contact the HCGS President for the location.
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 and November. 



Foundations 4: It's Vital to Find Births, Marriages, and Deaths
Saturday, June 23
Foundations 4: It's Vital to Find Births, Marriages, and Deaths  (Education)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab, 800 Vine
Space is limited, and preregistration is required. A registration form can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/mYbq7M4O8zTrBr7v2.  For best results, plan on attending all sessions. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org.
 
This multi-class series will lay the foundation for effective family research. Work on your own family history in these hands-on sessions. A few key resources for genealogical research in the 19th and 20th centuries will be covered. Learn how to ensure you have found your ancestor amongst the many who had the same name. Strategies for finding your ancestor in online and print sources will be included. Get the most from census records, vital records and their substitutes, and newspaper accounts. Evaluate and choose a software program and begin planning and recording the results of your research.
 
Session 4, June 23, 1 PM to 4 PM, “It’s Vital to Find Births, Marriages and Deaths”
Session 5, June 30, 1 PM to 4 PM, “Published Genealogies and Histories, and Cousin Connections”
 
*If you are unable to make it to the morning session on the 19th, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org, to make arrangements to cover the material in the afternoon.
 


Foundations 5: Published Genealogies and Histories, and Cousin Connections
Saturday, June 30
Foundations 5: Published Genealogies and Histories, and Cousin Connections  (Education)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab, 800 Vine
Space is limited, and preregistration is required. A registration form can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/mYbq7M4O8zTrBr7v2.  For best results, plan on attending all sessions. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org.
 
This multi-class series will lay the foundation for effective family research. Work on your own family history in these hands-on sessions. A few key resources for genealogical research in the 19th and 20th centuries will be covered. Learn how to ensure you have found your ancestor amongst the many who had the same name. Strategies for finding your ancestor in online and print sources will be included. Get the most from census records, vital records and their substitutes, and newspaper accounts. Evaluate and choose a software program and begin planning and recording the results of your research.
 
Session 5, June 30, 1 PM to 4 PM, “Published Genealogies and Histories, and Cousin Connections”
 
*If you are unable to make it to the morning session on the 19th, please contact Liz Stratton, Education@hcgsohio.org, to make arrangements to cover the material in the afternoon.
 



Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Genealogy Websites
Saturday, July 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 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.



Genealogy and Local History Department Tours
Saturday, August 4
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:
October 6
December 1
 
This event is sponsored by the Genealogy and Local History Department, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
 



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
Sunday, September 9
Estate Research Series  (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 preregister, please complete the Estate Settlement Records Registration Form, https://goo.gl/MMgB2C, or contact Liz Stratton.
 
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


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.