2017 OGS Conference: Genealogy Gone Wild, April 26-29, 2017


The OGS 2017 conference offers a variety of workshops to enhance your conference experience. Wi-fi and electricity hook ups will be available throughout the conference facility.

The seating for the workshops is limited and will be offered by pre-conference registration only!

A full list of workshops can now be found below!


How to Apply to a Lineage Society– OGS President Margaret Cheney

Cool Tools in RootsMagic– Bruce Buzbee

How to Identify Relatives and Ancestors Using Autosomal DNA Results– Nora Galvin

Pennsylvania County Land Records and Their Footprints in Other Sources– Michael Lacopo

The Ethnic History of Sandusky: Mostly German, but Others Too. – Ron Davidson & Dorene Paul



Reading Early American Handwriting– Kip Sperry

You Only Have a Death Announcement, Now What?– Dr. Deborah Abbott



Loose Women, Policy Queen Pins and Black Ewes: Record Search for the Out-Law Female– Janis Forte & Jane Haldman

Ohio’s Regional Cultural Landscapes– Timothy G. Anderson 



An Excel-lent Resource, Using Spreadsheets to Organize Genealogical Data– Debra Smith Renard

Panning for Gold in Specialized Ohio Property Indexes– Liz Stratton