Cleveland District Round Table

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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


Volunteer Opportunity: Third Tuesday of the month at Cuyahoga County Archives. They need help cleaning before their move which is coming mid 2015. Jo Ann Kubicki of CVGS is spearheading the activities.

Volunteer Opportunity: FamilySearch is imaging at Probate Court and needs help to take papers out of the little folders, opening and flattening them for the camera. Contact Dorothy Titera.

Thursday 29 January 2015 11:30 am Lake County Genealogical Society will hold its annual meeting and potluck at Morley Library, Painesville. Bring tableware and dish to share. Dr. Deborah Abbott and a panel will discuss the Ohio Genealogical Society Conference and other educational opportunities.

Thursday 29 January 2015 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a genealogy research help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Sunday 1 February 2015 1: 30 pmThe next meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is in the Lelyveld Library at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122. THE PROGRAM WILL BE A VIDEO FROM THE SPIELBERG HOLOCAUST PROJECT - "SIMA GROZALSKY TELLS HER STORY."

Monday 2 February 2015 East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society will hear Chris Staats present "Using Google Books: 5 Ideas for Genealogical Success." Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Hts., OH 44124.

Monday 2 February 2015 7-9:30 pm Meeting of CVGS. Jay Russell of "Respectful Interment Preservations": "Preserving History-Cut in Stone" will cover basic cleaning and preservation processes that can be done by family members of the deceased or novices who want to learn the basics of tombstone preservation. More advanced techniques will be part of a "hands on" workshop being planned for this spring. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio

Wednesday 4 February 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Saturday 7 February 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "Where Did They Go?" Presenter Sunny Morton will discuss migration patterns. www.wrhs.org or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Tuesday 10 February 2015 7:00 pm Geauga County Genealogical Society Meets at Chardon Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon OH 44024 topic will be "What Happens to my Stuff when I Die?" presented by Carla Cegielski.

11-14 February 2015 Federation of Genealogical Society Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. $

12-14 February 2015 RootsTech in Salt Lake City, Utah. $

Saturday 14 February 2014 9:15 am - 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets. Program to be announced.

Saturday 14 February 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Saturday 14 February 2015 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG meets Program TBA.

Monday 16 February 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Finding Your Female Ancestors" with Debbie Abbott. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 18 February 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS President Jim Denham, Treasurer John Noble and Local History Librarian Dan Dmytrykiw will present Part II of III: “Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest – Searching for and Obtaining Vital Records of Your Ancestor.” Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday, 21 February 2015 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, TBA Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Monday 2 March 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Kenneth Bindas, PhD will present “Oral History and Memory.”

Wednesday 4 March 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 14 March 2014 9:15 am - 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets. Guest speaker, Sherri Minn will present "Unravelling the Cuyahoga County Websites."

Monday 23 February 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Monday 2 March 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Thomas Neel, "Courthouse Records: An Overlooked Source?"

Saturday 7 March 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "The Stones Speak--Learning about Tombstones and Death Records." Mark Busch, Busch Funeral Homes, will present an overview of funeral records. Committee members will assist participants with hands-on work in the Research Library. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Sunday 8 Mar 2015 2-6:30 pm African-American Genealogical Society Cleveland, Ohio 25th Anniversary Celebration. Please join us in "Celebrating Our Heritage" at Holiday Inn Hotel-Cleveland South, Independence. Contact Carrie stokes at 216-921-2578. $

Saturday 14 March 2015 9:15-12:30 NEOCAG meets. Sherry Minn, guest speaker, will present "Unravelling the Cuyahoga County Government Websites." 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield, OH.

Saturday 14 March 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Monday 16 March 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Sinners Not Saints: An Introduction to your Ancestors' Dark Side" with Tom Neel. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 18 March 2015 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS Part III of III: "Digging for Your Roots: Embarking on the Quest - Using and Sharing Information Found." Bring your Pedigree/Family Group Sheets. Program at 7:00 p.m. Social time, with refreshments, is from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 21 March 2015 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

Monday 23 March 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Saturday March 28th at 10:30am CIAO meets at Independence Public Library

Wednesday 1 April 2015 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS offers Free Family History Research Help Session. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and/or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Saturday 4 April 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, “Love Those Cars -- Automotive History & Our Family Cars" Presenter will be Derek Moore, Frederick C. and Kathleen S. Crawford Curator of Transportation History. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Monday 5 April 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Carla Cegielski "What Happens to Your Genealogical Estate?

Monday 6 April 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. John Grabowski, PhD will present “Cleveland: Then and Now.”

Thursday 9-12 April 2015 Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Saturday 11 April 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Saturday 18 April 2015 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

Monday, 20 April 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "DNA Tested: Useful Information or a Waste of Money?" with Mary & Mark Jamba. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Saturday 25 April 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee presents CeCe Moore, professional genetic genealogist, who will offer an all-day seminar: "Genetic Genealogy: Using DNA in Family History Research." Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 25 April 2015 8:30 am to 2:00 pm 'Research Off the Beaten Path," free genealogy conference at Cleveland Family History Center, 25000 Westwood, Westlake, OH 44145. Speakers will include Debbie Abbott, Peggy Lauritzen, Sherry and Cindy Minn. More information will be coming.

Saturday 25 April 2015, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Ohio Chapter Palatines to America 2015 Spring Seminar at Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio. GERMAN GENEALOGY - RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND HISTORY. See the flyer for this. $

Sunday 26 April 2015 2-4 pm Cleveland District Round Table is scheduled to meet.

Monday 27 April 2015 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Tuesday to Thursday 28-30 April 2015 CAGG Invites you to join a research trip to Allen County Public library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, leaving from Brookpark. This is the largest public library genealogy collection in the US. See brochure at http://genealpursuits.com/tours/ for more details. $

Thursday 30 April 2015 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 44077. Program to be announced.

Saturday 2 May 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, "World War I-its Effects Globally, Nationally, & Locally." Presenter will be John Grabowski, PhD., WRHS Senior Vice President & Krieger Mueller Historian. Learn the conditions your ancestors experienced during WWI. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Monday 4 May 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets. Presenter: Jane Gramwell "Looking for Irish Ancestors"

Monday 4 May 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Sandra Beane Milton will present “In Their Footsteps : A Journey to the Past of 2 Intertwined Families.”

Wednesday 13-16 May NGS (National Genealogical Society) Annual Conference, St. Charles, Missouri.

Saturday 16 May 2015 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

Saturday May 16-23 2015 Family Tree Magazine Cruise to Norway with Lisa Louise Cooke, Diane Crisman Smith, Gary Smith, and D. Joshua Taylor.

Sunday 31 May 2015 12:30 -3:30 pm Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups holds their annual banquet and induction ceremony at Waterside Room at Emerald Necklace Marina, 1500 Cleveland MetroPark Dr., Lakewood. Speaker will be Karen Lakus, Cultural History Interpreter for the MetroParks. She will discuss what the Western Reserve is, the importance of the Ohio and Erie Canal, and why our ancestors came here. Reservations by May 16. Flyer coming soon. $

Monday 1 June 2015 CVGS Installation of officers for 2015-2017. Dinner & program details to be announced.

Monday 1 June 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Stacie Murry will present “A Fun Look at Fashion from Victorian Times to the Present Day.”

Saturday 6 June 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, “Seeing the Past around You: Identifying Your Ancestor’s House.” Presenter will be Amanda Epperson, member, WRHS Genealogical Committee. Architecture reflects national trends and philosophies. In this lecture, learn the basics of American architectural history to gain insight into an ancestor’s house. Register online at www.wrhs.org or by emailing foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 20 June 2015 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

Friday - Saturday 26-27 June 2015 The Palatines to America National Conference will be held on June 26 - 27, 2015 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 23 S. 2nd St., Harrisburg. Speakers: Michael D. Lacopo, D.V.M.; Jonathan R. Stayer; Katharine Lowe Brown, Ph.D.; Iren Snavely, Ph.D. M.S.; Joe Lieby; Kathleen Hale. Many terrific topics! See the flyer for this conference. $

Monday 6 July 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets for a potluck at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Eileen Giunta will present “The Red Cross Volunteer Services during WWII.”

6-10 July 2015 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy will be held at the Jerusalem Ramada. Conference information at www.iajgs2015.org $

Monday 3 August 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Tom Neel will present “Creating a Family Archives at Home.”

Monday-Friday 17-21 August Geneal Pursuits offers a research trip to Washington D.C. with 9/11 memorials. Research the DAR, National Archives, and Library of Congress. Cynthia Turk will be leading this one. See the brochure here GenealPursuits.com. Sign up by July 1.$

Thursday 3 September 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Scott Lonsdale will present “Fort Meigs and the War of 1812 in Ohio.”

Monday 5 October 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Julie Wilson will present “Using Maps for Genealogical Research.”

Thursday 5 November 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124. Sunny McClellan Morton will present “Church Records: How to Discover Your Religious Heritage.”

Monday 7 December 2015 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Road, Mayfield Heights OH 44124 for a holiday celebration. Summit County Historical Society will present “Holiday Traditions from Around the World.”

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