Genealogy & Family History Workshops

July through December 2014 Genealogy Workshops

The Ohio History Connection Center’s Archives/Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly over a series of workshops designed to educate family history researchers about the many records and resources available to them.

The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history.  We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time.


Genealogy Workshops:

Finding Published Family Histories on the Net at CML

Finding Published Family Histories on the Net at CML

Date/Time: July 12, 2014, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

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Researching Wills & Estates in Ohio before 1852

Researching Wills & Estates in Ohio before 1852

Date: July 19, 2014, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members pre-registration, recommended

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African American Resources on the Net at CML

African American Resources on the Net at CML

Date/Time: August 2, 2014, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

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Treasures of the Kentucky Historical Society

Treasures of the Kentucky Historical Society

Date/Time: August 16, 2013, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location:  Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members, pre-registration recommended

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Ohio Resources on Family Search at CML

Ohio Resources on Family Search at CML

Date/Time: September 6, 2014, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library
Cost: FREE, pre-registration recommended

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Institutional Records: Ohio’s State Hospitals and Developmental Centers Webinar

Institutional Records: Ohio’s State Hospitals and Developmental Centers Webinar

Date/Time: September 11, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Webinar
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members, pre-registration required

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Adoption Research for the Family Historian

Adoption Research for the Family Historian

Date/Time: October 18, 2014, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Location: Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members, pre-registration recommended

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Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center Webinar

Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center Webinar

Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center Webinar
Date/Time: November 6, 2014, 7:00 am-9:00 pm
Location: Webinar
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members, pre-registration required

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Military History Resources at the Ohio History Center Webinar

Military History Resources at the Ohio History Center Webinar

Date/Time: December 11, 2014, 7:00 am-9:00 pm
Location: Webinar, pre-registration required
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non-members, pre-registration recommended

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Size of the Research Room