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Family History Summer Sessions Continue

12 Aug , 2018  

The Ohio Genealogical Society‘s free free summer sessions on family history research continue this month and next at its nearby Samuel D. Isaly Library near Bellville.

All sessions will be held at the Library, except where noted. Pre-registration is requested by calling 419-886-1903. Please watch for additional programs to be added.

As a reminder, the OGS’s Isaly Library is open through the summer, from 9 AM to 5 PM Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is just $5, and free for OGS members. A Library informational brochure can be viewed here.

The facility near Bellville is on outstanding resource for those seeking family history information with a Buckeye connection. Included are over 60,000 books, 250,000 ancestor cards, 4,000 Bible records, 7,000 family histories, and complete Ohio census records from 1800 to 1940.

Sessions this summer include:

Saturday, August 18 at 1:00 PM — Identifying Sarah Elizabeth Snyder’s Parents: A Case Study with Cheryl Abernathy

Saturday, August 25 at 1:00 PM — Ho to California with Peggy Laurizen

Saturday, September 1 at 1:00 PM — Googling Grandpa with Mary Jamba

Wednesday, September 12 at 6:00 PM — Chef Boyardee (Shaker Heights Public Library) with Deborah Abbott

Friday, September 21 at 1:00 PM — Ladies of the Club (“Lodges”) with Tom Neel

Saturday, September 22 at 1:00 PM — Creating a Website Using WordPress with Chris Drain

Photo: Isaly Library – 1812Blockhouse File Photo

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