Summit County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society
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Monday, May 1 through Tuesday, October 31
Wayne County Chapter OGS Programs May-Oct 2023  (Announcement)
Wooster Library, Wooster, Ohio

Warren County Chapter OGS – Summer Genealogy Classes
Wednesday, June 7 through Wednesday, August 23
Warren County Chapter OGS – Summer Genealogy Classes  (Special Event)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Lebanon, Ohio
<--- See Flyer to the left for details.  Click on the image and save. 
Car pool anyone to one or more classes?

Friday, June 9
JGSC 40th Anniversary Program and Open House  (Special Event)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library, Cleveland, Ohio

When: 06/09/2023 10:00 AM, EDT Where: 10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Come celebrate JGS Cleveland at 40!

Program and Open House


Date & Time: Friday, June 9, 2023, 10 - 12:30 (library open until 3 for your personal research)


Location:  Western Reserve Historical Society Research Library, 10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio 44106,


Program:  Enjoy a morning open house and deep dive into old Jewish Cleveland archives featuring concurrent roundtables, informal conversation, and special tour. Computers and wi-fi for your convenience.  Members free (parking on site at a reduced rate).  Skill level: All

·       The Amazing Life and Legacy of Simson Thorman

·       Identified!: Abraham Raphael & Extended Family (Photo, Cleveland 1940) with Genealogy Research Underway

·       Connecting with the Cleveland Families Katz, Blumenthal, Karklin, and Landy: The General Log of the Family of the Sons of Aaron, the Kohen Who Live in the City of Cleveland, Ohio in the Year 5665 (1905)

·       Discovering the Real Superman: Who are Jerry Siegal and Joe Schuster?

·       Added Bonus: Carousel and Museum open until 4

Our Hosts and Speakers:  Ann Sindelar, WRHS Acting Library Director & Reference Supervisor; Sean Martin, PhD, WRHS Associate Curator for Jewish History and JGSC Board Member; Sylvia Abrams, PhD, JGSC Past President; and expert roundtable discussion leaders and volunteers

Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland


Genealogical & DNA Organization All Day Workshop
Saturday, June 17
Genealogical & DNA Organization All Day Workshop  (Special Event)
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Zanesville, Ohio
See attached flyer for details.

Jeans and Genes Day
Saturday, June 17
Jeans and Genes Day  (Special Event)
10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Wooster Library, Wooster, Ohio
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Download a flyer with more details and information on other programs May-Oct 2023 below.

Saturday, July 1 through Sunday, December 31
2023 Event Calendars  (Announcement)
Summit County Chapter OGS
Sat., Jan 21, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. - 1950 Census and Find A Grave, Howland Davis II
Sat., Feb 18, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Carrying Our Story Forward, Sharing Family Ancestry
Sat., Mar 18, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Tree Surgery - Cynthia Turk
Sat., Apr 15, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Carrying Our Story Forward, Sharing Family Ancestry - Mary Ann Horak (rescheduled)
Sat., May 20, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Tech Zone Tour, Demos, Hands-on
OGS Events 

Akron-Summit County Public Library
Special Collections
North East Ohio Genealogy Round Table
Legacy Family Tree Webinars 
Genetics, Genealogy, and You
Kelli Bergheimer <>
2023 Meetings: Sundays from 5-7 pm EST
January 15: Genetic Genealogy Reboot: Tidy up and organize!
February 19: Dr. Penny Walters guest speaker, "There's no criminals in my family."
March 19: Using sorting and clustering: A case study
April 16: Sara Cochran guest speaker
May 21: AncestryDNA--  Click on Everything
June: no meeting
July 16: MyHeritage DNA--  Click on Everything
August 20: 23andMe-- Click on Everything
September no meeting
October 15: Show and Tell-- What did you learn this year?
November no meeting
December no meeting

FamilySearch Discovery Day
Saturday, September 16
FamilySearch Discovery Day  (Special Event)
Online Conference, Kirtland Family History Center

Saturday, October 21
Family History Fair  (Special Event)
Family Search Center in Tallmadge, Ohio
Akron Ohio Family Search Center
106 E. Howe Road
Tallmadge, OH  44278