April 7, 2015 - Henry Timman, Former Huron County Probate Clerk - New topic - "Tips from the Trenches – Nuggets of Advice from 50+ Years in Genealogy”.
May 5, 2015 - May 5, 2015 - Jenni Salamon "Unearthing Your Roots with Ohio’s Papers on Chronicling America" - Over 318,000 pages of historic Ohio newspapers covering 1836-1922 are available for free online, representing 58 counties and over 70 newspaper titles! Learn how you can use this content on the Library of Congress website Chronicling America and find clues to your family history. Jenni Salamon is the Coordinator for the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program at the Ohio History Connection. She has been with the Ohio History Connection since 2009 and currently manages their newspaper digitization efforts and serves as a Reference Archivist in the Archives/Library. She has a BA in English from Ohio University and an MLIS from Kent State University. Her areas of expertise include newspaper digitization as well as traditional and digital newspaper research on various topics.
June 1, 2015 - Annual Social
No meetings July & August
Sept. 1, 2015 - Thomas Stephen Neel, Director of the Ohio Genealogical Society Library- "The Migration Story: Why Did Your Family Settle Here"
Oct. 6, 2015 - Manuscripts and Library Assistant Julie Mayle is spearheading the Northwest Ohio Veteran's Oral History project at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. The goal is to collect, preserve and make accessible the personal recollections of American war veterans through personal narratives, correspondence and visual materials. These interviews are conducted at the Hayes Center and various locations around Northwest Ohio. The veterans featured in this project have served in the armed forces as early as World War II up through present day.
Go the Hayes website for further information on the project and sample YouTube interviews
Nov. 3, 2015 - Seneca County's version of Who Do You Think You Are. The winner of the raffle, Linda Hall Ellinger, will have her family history explored by Becky Hill, Dustin Austin and other SCGS members.
Chapter Meetings, with interesting programs, First Tuesday of the month, at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library (unless noted), 7:00 pm
(NO meeting July, August or December)
Let's Do This Again!
The Society sponsored another Who Do You Think You Are raffle
bringing in over $600 for genealogical donations to the Tiffin Seneca Public Library. The winner was drawn in June - Linda Hall Ellinger. Her deep Seneca County roots will be researched and shared November 3rd, 2015.
Although the winning subject will not be flown to different parts of the U.S. or Europe to examine their roots, the trip to their past will be a virtual one presented at our November 3rd meeting in the Kalnow Room at the Tiffin Seneca Public Library.
Please accept our apologies,
but starting January 2014 until we get a new Newsletter Editor, the newsletter will not be published. If anyone is interested in becoming an editor or co-editor of the newsletter
please contact Dustin Austin email@example.com OR Becky Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
JANUARY 2015 UPDATE!!!
ATTENTION MEMBERS: In order to keep our newsletter in print, we have discussed several options and possibilities. We would like to have 4 or more people help with this task, by having them each write one or two pages, once each quarter. We feel this would be less of a burden put all on one person. If you would like to help us with this task, please email Becky Hill OR Dustin Austin for more information. Thank You!!!
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