Cleveland District Round Table

Members and Activities

Riverside Cemetery Index

Cleveland Cemetery Index

Volunteer Opportunity! Cuyahoga Estate Files

Erie St. Cemetery Pre-1840

Cleveland Clergy

Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups

Pioneers, Settlers, Centurions

Cleveland Birth Affidavits
& Corrections 1860-1908
Index
A-B,   C-F,   G-H,   I-K,   L-M,   N-R,   S,   T-Z  

Cuyahoga Wills & Estates Index
Dockets Pre-A-70 (1826-1904),
A-C,   D-G,   H-K,   L-O,   P-S,   T-Z

Area Genealogy Links

Cuyahoga County Links



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 August 2014 6:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Annual Picnic and Wagon Wheel," Cleveland Yachting Club.

Wednesday 20 August 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Summer Luncheon, 100th Bomb Group, 20920 Brookpark Rd. Cleveland

Wednesday 27-30 August 2014 FGS Conference, San Antonio, Texas. Federation of Genealogical Societies.

Thursday 28 August 2014 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Saturday 30 August 2014 10:00 pm Summer Sessions at the OGS Library. Bellville, Ohio. Debbie Abbott - A gift of Legacy: Who is Writing Your Story?

Wednesday 3 September 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Wednesday 3 September 2014 7:00 pm Meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland will be in the Miller Board Room at Menorah Park, 27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood, 44122. Ken Bravo and Dr. Ben Barzilai will present "Death certificates, obituaries, headstones and probate records - what our ancestors have been dying to tell us."

Thursday 4 September 2014 7:00 pm Jane Hammond will present "Care and Handling of Heirloom Textiles." East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society, Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, Marsol Road, Mayfield Hts., OH.

Saturday 6 September 2014 noon to 3:00 pm, WRHS Gen Committee, "Be Your Family's Star With a Stellar Genealogy" Presenter: Jean M. Hoffman, CG, Genealogy Standards: what can they do for you? Jean will discuss the newly published version of genealogy standards, not rules meant to be a punishment but encouragements toward our best reconstruction of our ancestry. Three case studies will be presented by Gen Committee. WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Monday 8 September 2014 7:00 p.m. Lorain County Chapter-OGS,- "Newspaper Research" - presented by Debbie Abbott, North Ridgeville Public Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville

Monday 8 September 2014 7:30 p.m. - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society - Chris Staats will present "Using Deeds for Genealogical Research." Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio

Saturday 13 September 2014 9:15 p.m. NEOCAG meets at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road. Carla Cegielski will speak on "The DAR Genealogical Research System: A Resource for Everyone." A computer discussion will follow.

Saturday 13 September 2014 2:00 p.m. Medina County Genealogical Society presents "Unlocking German Script" by Betty Franklin. Medina County Genealogical Society, 210 S. Broadway, Medina.

Saturday, 13 September 2014 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, 15 September 2014 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Riverside Cemetery" with Bill Halley and Greg Kapcar. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 17 September 2014 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Dr. Judy Cetina, Director of Cuyahoga County Archives, presents “Cuyahoga County: The First 200 Years,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake

Friday 19 September 2014 10:00 am Summer Sessions at the OGS Library. Bellville, Ohio. Tom Neel - Taking a Look at Common Pleas Case Files.

Saturday 20 September 2014 9 am CAGG General Meeting with general program/speaker. Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11 a.m.; brown bag lunch; computer fundamentals from 1 -2 p.m., Fairview Park Library, 21255 Lorain Road.

Saturday 20 September 2014 10:00 am Summer Sessions at the OGS Library. Bellville, Ohio. Jen Alford - Documenting Your Family Heirlooms.

Saturday 20 September 2014 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CIAO - Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization meets at Independence Public Library.

Monday, 22 September 2014 6:30-8:00 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society "Clandiggers" help session for genealogists at the Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2nd floor.

Thursday 25 September 2014 10:00 am Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville. Lake County Genealogical Society meets. Cheryl McClellan will do a presentation on a local research project she undertook.

Thursday 25 September 2014 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Friday 26 September 2014 at 7:30 PM (NOTE: this is the 4th Friday) "Researching in Great Britain" Presented by Sherry and Cindy Minn. Westlake Family History Center Relief Society room.

Saturday 27 September 2014 9:00am-4:00pm. The Western Reserve Historical Society presents their fall seminar, "Making a Federal Case: Federal Land Records and Government Documents." Claire Bettag, CG, FUGA will present four lectures: "Nara At Your Fingertips," "Federal Land Records," "Bounty-Land Records," and "Government Documents and Serial Set." For complete information and online registration, visit http://www.wrhs.org/calendar/Genealogical_Committee_Fall_Seminar $

Saturday 27 September 2014 9:30 am African American Genealogical Society meets at Shaker Heights Main Library. "Computer Access" This hands-on workshop will be led by the Education Committee. Participants can utilize PCs to research a variety of records on various databases.

Wednesday 1 October 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Friday 3 October 2014 1:00 pm Summer Sessions at the OGS Library. Bellville, Ohio. Debbie Abbott - African American Genealogy: From Slavery to Freedom.

Saturday 4 October 2014OGS Fall Conference -- D. Joshua Taylor at Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, Bellville, OH. For more info: http://www.ogs.org/fallseminar2014.php. $

Saturday 4 October 2014 9:30 am-4:30 pmDiscovering Your English and Irish Ancestors” with internationally known genealogist Paul Milner. Special Collections and the Summit County Chapter of OGS will host this program at Main Library. Paul will speak on English parish registers, English parish chest records, using maps, gazetteers and directories in British Isles research, Irish Immigrants to North America and finding ancestors in Ireland. To register for this free program, contact Special Collections.

Saturday 4 October 2014, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Annual Genealogical Committee Open House. Our mission is to support the WRHS library, by providing online databases, book acquisitions, equipment and volunteering. Join us for guided library research center tour, refreshments and good conversation. WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Monday 6 October 2014 6:30 pm Cynthia Turk will present "Forensic Genealogy and 21st Century Research." East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society, Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield, OH. Note change of time, place and speaker!

Monday, October 6, 2014 7:30 p.m. - Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society presents "The Rise and Fall of the Interurban Railways." By John E. Dailey, P.S. Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Drive, Independence, Ohio

Saturday 11 October 2014 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 11 October 2014 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Ohio Chapter Palatines to America 2014 Fall Seminar UNDERSTANDING ANCESTORS' OCCUPATIONS and NEW GERMAN DIGITAL LIBRARIES. Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. Route 42, Plain City, Ohio. Featured Speaker is Baerbel Johnson, Professional German Genealogist and Family Search International Reference-Desk Consultant. Register at http://www.oh-palam.org/ $

Saturday 11 October 2014 10:00 am Summer Sessions at the OGS Library. Bellville, Ohio. Susan Zacharias - Newsletter Rescue: Layout, Design, Content.

Sunday 12 October 2014 2:00 p.m. Medina County Genealogical Society presents, “Unlocking the Keystone State: Key Resources and Repositories for Pennsylvania Research” by Chris Staats. Medina County Genealogical Society, 210 S. Broadway, Medina.

Wednesday 15 October 2014 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. “Researching WWI and WWII Military Records,” with GeneaBlogger and former OGS Trustee, Wally Huskonen, in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake

Friday 17 October 2014 7:30 PM "Basics of Czech/Slovak Research" presented by Dorothy Titera. Westlake Family History Center Relief Society room.

Saturday 18 October 2014 9 am CAGG General Meeting with general program/speaker. Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11 a.m.; brown bag lunch; computer fundamentals from 1 -2 p.m., Fairview Park Library, 21255 Lorain Road.

Monday, 20 October 2014 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Beyond the Docket Books: Digging For Gold in Probate Packets" with Chris Staats. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Saturday 25 October 2014 9:30 am African American Genealogical Society meets at Shaker Heights Main Library. "Computer Access" This hands-on workshop will be led by the Education Committee. Participants can utilize PCs to research a variety of records on various databases.

Monday, 27 October 2014 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.

Thursday 30 October 2014 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville. Sunny McClellan Morton will be the speaker.

Thursday 30 October 2014 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Saturday 1 November 2014 noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Wednesday 5 November 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS members offer free Family History Research Help Session, Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake

Thursday 6 November 2014 7:00 pm Roger Marble will present "Breaking through Your Brick Walls." East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society, Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, Marsol Road, Mayfield Hts., OH.

Saturday, 8 November 2014 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.

Sunday 9 November 2014 2:00 pm. Medina County Genealogical Society presents "The Ladies of Medina County - the Good and the Bad" by Tom Hilberg, Medina County District Library, 210 S. Broadway, Medina.

Saturday 15 November 2014 9 am CAGG General Meeting with general program/speaker. Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11 a.m.; brown bag lunch; computer fundamentals from 1-2 p.m., Fairview Park Library, 21255 Lorain Road.

Monday, 17 November 2014 6:30-8:30 pm - Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society program "Four Soldiers' Civil War Stories" with Deb Root Shell. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 19 November 2014 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Dorothy Titera from the Westlake LDS Family History Center presents “Czech and Slovak Genealogical Research: On-line resources for successfully tracing your ancestors,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake.

Thursday 20 November 2014 10:00 am Lake County Genealogical Society meets at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville. Note date change.

Thursday 20 November 2014 2-5 and 6-9 pm Lake County Genealogical Society offers a help session at Morley Library, 184 Phelps Street, Painesville, Ohio.

Friday 21 November 2014 at 7:30 PM "Finding Your Long Lost Cousins" presented by Betty Franklin.. Westlake Family History Center Relief Society room.

Saturday 22 November 2014 9:30 am African American Genealogical Society meets at Shaker Heights Main Library. Researching during the slave era can present significant challenges. Dr. Deborah Abbott will focus on the clues and resources needed to recreate your ancestor's journey from slavery to freedom. A case study will be used to best illustrate the methods and strategies needed to connect former slaves to their slave holders.

Monday 24 November 2014 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 1 December 2014 7:00 pm Linda Wilson of Women in History portrays Cleveland Pioneer Rebecca Carter in costume, at our holiday celebration. East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society, Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, Marsol Road, Mayfield Hts., OH.

Wednesday 3 December 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. NO HELP SESSION. HOLIDAY BREAK.

Saturday 6 December 2014, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Sunday 7 Dececember 2014 Cruise Everything, Fort Myers, Florida, Celebrity Silhouette, cruising the Eastern Caribbean 7 day Winter Genealogy Getaway Cruise, hosted by Gary M. & Diana Crisman Smith, featuring Jana Sloan Broglin, CG, FOGS; Dick Eastman.

Wednesday 10 December 2014 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon at TBA

Wednesday 17 December 2014 6:30-8:45 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. NO MEETING. See 10 Dec 2014

Saturday 3 January 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 7 February 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

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

Saturday 7 March 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 4 April 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

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

Saturday 2 May 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

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

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

Saturday 6 June 2015, noon to 3:00 pm WRHS Gen Committee, TBA, WRHS Online Calendar of Events or E-mail foxreinhardt@usa.net $

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