Summit County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society
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Saturday, July 15
Using DNA Testing in Genealogical Research  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our speaker will be Julie Wilson.  Julie will cover how the results from 3 types of dna tests might be used in your research and help connect you with other researchers. Join us for this informative presentation.



Saturday, August 5
Discovering Your Military Ancestors  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
The library will present a free all day program featuring Eric Johnson and Michael Strauss.
 
Topics include:  Revolutionary War Genealogical Research, Ohio - Civil War, Ohio and World War I and Researching your World War II Ancestors.
 
We hope you will join us that day to learn more about the military service of your ancestors.  Please register in Special Collections to insure sufficient materials are available for all participants.  Registration is not required.  
 



Friday, September 15
Late Night at the Library  (Special Event)
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Akron Summit County Public Library
Join the Special Collections Division and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society for an evening of genealogy research. On Friday, September 15th, the Main Library will close at its regular time of 6 pm but will reopen for genealogists from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. Mingle with fellow researchers as you uncover the details of your ancestry. Tours and a “mini” Getting Started session will be offered at 6:45. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided and parking is free in the deck next door to the library, if you enter it after 6:00 pm. For additional information contact the Special Collections Division by phone: 330.643.9030 or email: speccollections@akronlibrary.org.
 


Saturday, September 16
English and Welsh Research - Part 1  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our speaker will be Liz Pearson.  Her specialty is English and Welsh research.  Her presentation will be the Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Research. This presentation will provide all you need to know about easily accessible family history records.  What records are available and what records are not available.  Liz will cover administrative jurisdictions, parish chest records, and the government census. 



Saturday, October 21
English and Welsh Research - Part 2  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
We are pleased to have our speaker from September, Liz Pearson, returning this month.  Liz will continue the conversation on administrative jurisdictions, parish chest records, and the government census.