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The Cleveland District Round Table is a discussion group of the leadership of the genealogical societies in the five-county district which includes Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina. It meets twice a year, Spring and Fall to exchange information on the happenings within their organizations. Some of the groups represented at these meetings, in addition to the Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, include religious, nationality, ethnic, locality, and computer interest groups. All are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.
Disclaimer: Activities and society information posted here are the responsibility of the member societies. It is recommended that viewers check with the source society for accuracy and more recent updates of information.

Member Societies


Calendar of Meetings

Cleveland District Round Table

Ohio Genealogy Society, Mansfield

African-American Genealogical Society-Cleveland

Black River Genealogists

Brooklyn Genealogy Club

Cleveland-Bratislava Sister Cities Society

Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization

Computer Assisted Genealogy Group Cleveland Area

Croatian Heritage Museum

Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups

Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society

Cuyahoga West Chapter OGS

East Cuyahoga Co. Genealogical Society

Family History Center, Kirtland

Family History Center, Westlake

Geauga Co. Chapter OGS

Greater Cleveland Chapter OGS

Great Lakes Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists

Hungarian Genealogy Society

Jewish Genealogy Society, Cleveland, Ohio, Inc.

Lake County Genealogical Society, a Chapter of the OGS

Lorain Co. Chapter OGS

Medina Co. Chapter OGS

Northeast Ohio Computer-Aided Genealogy Society, Inc.

Oberlin African American Genealogy Society

Ohio Cemetery Alliance

The Polish Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland

Slovak Institute

Slovenian Genealogy Society International, Inc., Ohio Chapter

Tri-C-GO (Cuyahoga County Council of Genealogical Organizations)

Wellington Genealogical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee
Other Nearby Friends
Hudson Genealogical Study Group, Hudson Chapter OGS

Archived Activities
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Activities of Genealogical Interest


Monday 18 September 2017 7:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Researching World War I" presented by Eric Johnson. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 20 September 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Guest speaker, Mark Jamba DVM presents "What Killed Grandma?" A lighthearted introduction to medical terminology and common causes of death yesterday and today will be explained via basic anatomy, physiology and pathology. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.

Friday 22 September 2017 10:00 am Tom Neel will share "Internet Sites for Genealogy" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 23 September 2017 9:30 am AAGS meets. Belinda West-O'Neal and Sandra Beane Milton present a hands-on workshop, "Online Genealogy Resources." Get refreshed & explore new ways to discover family info through genealogical resources, databases and sites that are available to researchers online. (To be held at the Main Branch of the Cleveland Public Library in the computer lab.)

Monday 25 September 2017 6:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Wednesday 27 September 2017 7:00 pm Hungarian Genealogy Society of Greater Cleveland meets at Mayfield Library Large meeting room for "Help Night - Deciphering Old Hungarian Records." Having trouble reading those old Hungarian, Slovak, etc Church or Civil Records? Does Latin throw you for a loop? We will attempt to decipher them together. Send links or scan them and send to: helpdesk@hungariangensocietycleveland.org.

Thursday 28 September 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Cheryl McClellan will present “The 1890 Census Went Missing-Now What?”

29 September-1 October 2017 Professional Management Conference, Association of Professional Genealogists, Crystal City in Arlington, VA, near Washington D.C. apgen.org $

Monday 2 October 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "Haunted Ohio: Witches, Warlocks & Ghosts: Using Genealogical Research Techniques to Illuminate the True Story Behind Urban Legends in Ohio" - Mary Milne Jamba, OGS Cleveland District Trustee.

Monday 2 October 2017 7:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. Wally Huskonen will present "Why I Am Using MyHeritage DNA."

Wednesday 4 October 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Public Family History Research Help Session by members of the Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Friday 6 October 2017 2:00 pm Marleen Applegate will teach "Genealogy Fundamentals" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 7 October 2017 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM OGS Fall Semiar with Dr. Michael Lacapo. Schedule of Events: 9:00am Registration opens; 9:30am Finding Dead Ancestors is Easy. Finding the Living Can be a Challenge; 10:45am I've Had my DNA Tested, Now What?; 1:30pm Using DNA Testing to Further Your Family Tree: A Primer; 2:45pm Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-Evaluating the Evidence. Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, 1000 Comfort Plaza Dr, Bellville, Ohio 44813. Registration info at www.ogs.org. $

Saturday, 7 October 2017 Noon to 3 P.M. Annual Open House! The members of the Genealogical Committee of WRHS invite you to attend our annual Open House. Our mission is to support the WRHS library, by providing online databases, book acquisitions, equipment and volunteering. Join us for a guided library research center tour, refreshments and good conversation. Membership is open to all interested individuals.

Tuesday 10 October 2017 7:00pm Geauga County Genealogical Society meets for "Show and Tell." Share family heirloom story in 5 minutes. Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH. Further information email gensocyinfo@gmail.com.

Saturday 14 October 2017 10:00 am Peggy Lauritzen will present "Migration Trails to the Ohio" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Saturday 14 October 2017 9:00 am Elizabeth Pearson will present "Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History" at the meeting of NEOCAG at Beachwood Library, 25501 Shaker Boulevard • Beachwood, Ohio 44122. Dennis Block will share some of his experiences on his trip to Wales. Note place change!

Sunday 15 October 2017 2-4pm Carpatho-Rusyn Society, Parma-Snow Road, Parma, Ohio "Iconography=History and Meaning" will be presented by Father Marek Visnovsky who has printed over 600 icons. Free and open to all. Information call (440) 331-3856

Wednesday 18 October 18, 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Author William G. Krejci presents “Buried Beneath Cleveland: Lost Cemeteries of Cuyahoga County,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Krejci tracked down more than fifty displaced cemeteries throughout the Greater Cleveland area. In some cases, Revolutionary War veterans, famous scientists and illustrious dignitaries were found buried beneath gas stations and grocery stores.

Friday October 20, 2017 6:30p.m. Lysa Stanton will teach us about the mourning practices of the 1800's. Come dressed as your favorite deceased Ancestor. No masks please. Bring a treat to share if you would like. Westlake Family History Center Primary Room, 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145 All are Welcome.

Saturday 21 October 2017 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs and DNA start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: "DNA Record Keeping," Mary Jamba

Thursday 26 October 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Deborah Shell will present "Murder in the Family: Researching a 100 Year Old Mystery."

Friday 27 October 2017 10:00 am Mary Jamba will present "Epitaphs & Icons" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Friday 27 October 2017 1:00 pm Mary Jamba will share "Haunted Ohio" at the OGS Samuel D. Isaly Library. Pre-register at 419-886-1903.

Friday 27 October 2017 7:00 pm Special pre-conference Lecture! Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG will present "Ohio and the Early Gatherings of the LDS Church." She'll discuss immigrants who were disowned by families, and their migration to Ohio and West. Historic Kirtland Visitors Center, 7800 Kirtland Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH. Flyer is here! KirtlandFamilyHistory.org

Saturday 28 Oct 2017 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Save the date! Free all-day family history conference hosted by the Kirtland Family History Center. Presenters will include Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG; Sunny McClellan Morton; Cheryl McClellan; Dana Palmer, CG; Amie Tennant; and more. Flyer and Registration is here! KirtlandFamilyHistory.org

Saturday 28 October 2017 9:30 am AAGS meets. Carla Cegielski, researcher and past president of Great Lakes Chapter Association of Professional Genealogiest and Lake Co. Gen. Society will share "Treasures of the Internet Archive." The Internet Archive contains audio items, movies, software, texts, and teh Wayback Machine. learn how to access this amazing repository and the genealogical treasures it holds.

Wednesday 1 November 2017 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Public Family History Research Help Session by members of Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Thursday 2 November 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "A History of Passenger Travel on the Great Lakes" - Christopher Gillcrist,Executive Director, National Museum of the Great Lakes.

Saturday 4 November 2017 12 Noon to 3 P.M. Hassler Room of the Research Library at the WRHS Cleveland History Center. "Using MyHeritage.com to Find Ancestors and Cousins," Presenter Wally Huskonen, Genealogical Committee Member. My Heritage.com offers for free the Family Tree Builder Personal genealogy database program with ability to find hints in online resources and family trees.See its free and premium versions. Online registration at www.wrhs.org or foxreinhardt@usa.net.$

Sunday 5 November 2017 2:00 pm Cleveland District Round Table will gather at Independence Library to discuss topics of interest to the leadership of genealogy societies in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties.

Saturday 11 November 2017 2:00pm Carpatho-Rusyn Society is meeting at the South Euclid Library, 1876 South Green Rd., South Euclid, Oh to receive an Orientation for Converting Older Media to Digital Format by using equipment in the lab. Free and open to all. Call (440) 331-3856 for more information.

Tuesday 14 November 2017 7:00pm Geauga County Genealogical Society meets. "Honoring our Geauga Veterans" The story of the Geauga County Veterans Memorial will be presented by Teeter Grosvenor at Chardon Library 110 E. Park St. Chardon OH. Further information email gensocyinfo@gmail.com.

Wednesday 15 November 2017 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Bring your photos, trees, brick walls, successes, Eureka! moments, tales of serendipity or favorite website to share with the group. Always a fun meeting.

Friday 17 November 2017 7:00 p.m. Lynn Watson-Edwards will tell us about the new aps from Family Search, Twile a family history timeline app and All My Cousins, a FamilySearch "Family Tree" interface. 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake Ohio 44145 All are Welcome.

Saturday 18 November 2017 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: "A New Look at Documentation," Jean Hoffman, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday 25 November 2017 9:30 am AAGS will experience a Lisa Louise Cooke video -- "Sanborn Fire Maps." When you want to get up close and personal in your ancestor's neighborhood, turn to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (published from 1867 to 1970) to evaluate fire insurance liability in urban areas. Learn ways to use these under-valued genealogy resources and where to find them.

Thursday 30 November 2017 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society will meet at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH. Details later.

Monday 4 December 2017 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society Meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd. Mayfield Heights, OH. "The Rest of the Story: Getting to Know Your Ancestor" - Chris Staats. Holiday Celebration! Bring a finger food.

Wednesday 13 December 2017 Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers for 2018-2019. Time and Place TBA.

Saturday 20 January 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

21-26 January 2018 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah. $

Saturday 17 February 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs and DNA start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday 10 March 2018 9:00 am to 3:30 pm African American Family History Symposium will take place at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145-4853. Almost all African-American research techniques apply to any genealogical research.

Saturday 17 March 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday 21 April 2018 8:30 am - 1 pm 15th Genealogical Conference of the Westlake Family History Center! Many of the same presenters like, Sunny Morton, Tom Cirincione, Tom Edwards, Casandra Brown, Lynn Edwards, Lysa Stanton, Gary Teaman, Fred and Rae Ann Houghton, Betty Franklin, Robin Falke, and Dorothy Titera. Returning to the staff will be Peggy Lauritzen and Sherry Minn. More information soon.

Saturday 21 April 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

2-5 May 2018 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, "Paths to Your Past" will be in Grand Rapids, Michigan. $

Saturday 19 May 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday 2 June 2018 - Thursday 7 June 2018 IGHR - Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, Athens, Georgia $

Saturday 16 June 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

24-29 June 2018 GRIP-Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

22-27 July 2018 GRIP-Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

29 July-3 August 2018 GRIP in Amherst, NY -Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

23-26 August 2018 FGS Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana $

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