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November 17, 2022 Meeting

Come join us to learn about “The ABC’s and 123’s of Researching Your Ancestor’s School Records” from Melissa Barker. Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives & Museum. She lectures, teaches and writes about the genealogy research process, researching […]Read more »

October 27, 2022 Meeting

Come join us for our meeting with Lisa Alzo presenting “No More Excuses: 10 Steps to Finally Write Your Family History” Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and […]Read more »

September 29, 2022 Meeting

We were very happy to have our own Carla Cegielski help us learn how to navigate the recently released 1950 Census at out September meeting! In case you didn’t know, Carla S. Cegielski is a full-time family history researcher specializing in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia research. She has […]Read more »

July 28, 2022 Meeting

Please join us on July 28, 2022 at 10:00 when Bryna O’Sullivan will present “Tracing Your Civil War Ancestors”. Bryna O’Sullivan is a Middletown, CT based professional genealogist and French to English genealogical translator. As proprietor of Charter Oak Genealogy, she specializes in lineage society applications. She holds a Bachelor […]Read more »

June 30. 2022 Meeting

Please join us at 10:00 when Sara Cochran will speak on “Getting Around the 1890 Census.” Sara is a full-time professional genealogist with over twenty-seven years of research experience. Her research has taken her into nearly every State in the USA and Ireland, Italy, Austria, and Britain. She holds a […]Read more »

May 26, 2022 Meeting

Please join us at 10:00 to hear Joy Neighbors present, “A Grave Interest: Searching in the Cemetery for Clues.” Joy Neighbors is a Tombstone Tourist with an avid interest in cemeteries, history, and genealogy. She’s the author of The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide, published by Penguin-Random House, and is […]Read more »

April 28, 2022 Meeting

Please join us at 10:00 to hear Bob Taylor give us an “Introduction to The Family History Guide.” Bob Taylor has been actively doing family history for over 25 years. He has combined his passion for genealogy with his background in instructional design to produce an industry-leading learning resource for […]Read more »

Join Us for Our Picnic

On Thursday July 25, we will have our annual picnic starting at 5:00pm until around 9:00pm at the Perry Community Center, located at 2800 Perry Park Rd in Perry, OH 44081. The picnic is potluck, so bring your favorite picnic dish to share, and a place setting for each of […]Read more »

January Meeting and Potluck Luncheon

January 31, 2019 we will be hosting our annual Potluck Luncheon at 11:30am at Morley Library in Painesville. Following the luncheon Mary Milne Jamba, our feature speaker will be presenting “Epitaphs and Icons – what you can discover in the graveyard”. Bring a dish, bring your appetite and BRING A […]Read more »