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Learn About Your Family At OGS Summer Sessions

22 May , 2019  

The remarkable local resource which is the Ohio Genealogical Society is continuing its popular “Summer Sessions” over the coming several weeks.

These free sessions continue through October at the OGS’ Samuel D. Isaly Library near Bellville. All sessions are 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 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 through the end of June include:

Friday, May 24 at 10:00 AM – Kelli Bergheimer presents “How Can Genetic Genealogy Help Adoptees?”

Saturday, June 9 at 10:00 AM – Tom Neel presents “Exploring Newspapers & Available Databases”

Saturday, June 15 at 1:00 PM – Edie Keim presents “Census Records”

Friday, June 21 at 10:00 AM – Gayle Wilson presents “Beginning African American Research”

Saturday, June 22 at 10:00 AM – Christina Drain presents “RootsMagic 7 Basics”

Saturday, June 22 at 1:00 PM – Christina Drain presents “Mastering RootsMagic”

Saturday, June 29 at 1:00 PM – Lauren Kuntzman presents “Making the Most of the US Federal Census”

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