All meetings are held at 6 p.m. at Marvin Memorial Library, multi-purpose room.


Sept 12Sunda Peters – “Genetics and Genealogy.” Covers the essentials to help a person decide what DNA test will help answer the question he/she is trying to answer and how to interpret and use the results.

Oct. 10Dan Crum – A descendent of Moses Crum, one of Shelby’s earliest settlers, Dan Crum talks about his family’s migration from Pennsylvania and what life was like in the 1830s.

Nov. 14Cheryl Brown Abernathy – “So you Want to Join an OGS Lineage Society.” OGS Settlers and Builders Lineage Society chair gives an overview of what it takes to submit ancestors to OGS societies.  She will also be available to answer questions for a successful application.

Dec. 12Christmas program

Jan. 9Show and Tell

Feb. 13Workshop – Telling your Family Story – CANCELED BECAUSE OF WEATHER

Mar. 12Carrie Chapman Catt presented by Deleasa Randall-Griffiths. The presentation includes a living history performance of suffragist leader, Carrie Chapman Catt.  Catt was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, in 1920 when the 19th amendment became part of the U.S. constitution.

Apr. 9 – cancelled for Holy Week

May 14 – open

June 11Annual Chapter Picnic at Girl Scout House. Bring a covered dish and join in with fellow genealogists for great conversations and games.

August 4 – Dr. Susan Trollinger, University of Dayton, “Moving off the Farm and Trying to Stay Amish” presented through a grant from the Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau

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