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Family History Summer Sessions Continue Into Fall

15 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio Genealogical Society‘s free free summer sessions on family history research continue this month and October 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 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 month and next include:

Friday, August 16 at 10 AM – Eric Johnson on “War of 1812 Naval Research”

Saturday, August 17 at 1 PM – Stacey Adger on “The Negro Motorist Green Book”

Friday, August 23 at 10 AM – Kelli Bergheimer on “DNA Sibling Study”

Saturday, August 24 at 1 PM – Norm Lewicki on “Photo Intelligence: How to Get the Most Out of Your Old Photographs”

Friday, September 13 at 10 AM – Eric Johnson on “Land Bounties”

Friday, September 13 at 1 PM – Teresa Whitehead on “Stay Organized”

Friday, September 20 at 10 AM – Teresa Whitehead on “Unlocking the Family History Center at Home”

Friday, September 20 at 1 PM – Margaret Cheney on “Probate Records”

Photo: Isaly Library – 1812Blockhouse File Photo

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