February 2, 2016 - Michael Gilbert will speak on Tales from the Great Black Swamp. He is an educator and lecturer of the History Round Table at the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums of Fremont, Ohio.
March 1, 2016 - Elizabeth Burr Marquard, author of will speak about her recent book about the Seibel family, German immigrants who settled in Norwalk and Monroeville. Books will be available for purchase.
April 5, 2016 - Beyond Just the Facts - The Fun Part of Genealogy - Timothy Mielke, a seasoned genealogist with deep roots in Sandusky and Seneca County, will speak on his experiences collecting information on his family by visiting libraries, courthouses, cemeteries and especially by interviewing distant cousins.
May 3, 2016 - A Trip Down the Scenic and Historic Sandusky River" - Larry Michaels will speak on the new book by Brandon Hord and himself. Information on the book is available here: https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781467115889
June 7, 2016 - Annual Social - 6 p.m. -An informal dinner for all members, friends and families of the Society at St. Francis Home, Garden Room. Pot luck - chicken, mashed potatoes, table settings and beverage provided.
June 18, 2016 - Northwest Ohio Genealogy Seminar @ Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont Ohio. 10 am - 4 pm
No meetings July & August
September 6, 2016 - Ronald Gase from the Netherlands will be visiting the U.S. and will give the program. He is known for his extensive genealogical expertise and his massive website:http://www.gase.nl/Internettree/index.htm
October 4, 2016 - Steve Charter, retired Center for Archival Collections, BGSU - will speak on German internet resources.
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)
In 2015, 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 were shared November 3rd, 2015.
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but starting January 2014 until we get a new Newsletter Editor, the newsletter will not be published.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 firstname.lastname@example.org OR Becky Hill email@example.com
JANUARY 2016 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!!!
April 2016 - It's back!!!! In May watch your email for our newsletter! If we do not have your email or an updated email please notify us!
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