Cleveland District Round Table Members and Activities

Cleveland District Round Table

Members and Activities

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The Cleveland District Round Table is a discussion group of the leadership of the genealogical societies in the five-county district which includes Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina. It meets twice a year, Spring and Fall to exchange information on the happenings within their organizations. Some of the groups represented at these meetings, in addition to the Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, include religious, nationality, ethnic, locality, and computer interest groups. All are welcome to attend. Click here for more information.
Disclaimer: Activities and society information posted here are the responsibility of the member societies. It is recommended that viewers check with the source society for accuracy and more recent updates of information.

Member Societies


Calendar of Meetings

Cleveland District Round Table

Ohio Genealogy Society, Mansfield

African-American Genealogical Society-Cleveland

Black River Genealogists

Brooklyn Genealogy Club

Cleveland-Bratislava Sister Cities Society

Cleveland Italian Ancestry Organization

Computer Assisted Genealogy Group Cleveland Area

Croatian Heritage Museum

Cuyahoga County Lineage Groups

Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society

Cuyahoga West Chapter OGS

East Cuyahoga Co. Genealogical Society

Family History Center, Kirtland

Family History Center, Westlake

Geauga Co. Chapter OGS

Greater Cleveland Chapter OGS

Great Lakes Chapter Association of Professional Genealogists

Hungarian Genealogy Society

Jewish Genealogy Society, Cleveland, Ohio, Inc.

Lake County Genealogical Society, a Chapter of the OGS

Lorain Co. Chapter OGS

Medina Co. Chapter OGS

Northeast Ohio Computer-Aided Genealogy Society, Inc.

Oberlin African American Genealogy Society

The Polish Genealogical Society of Greater Cleveland

Slovak Institute

Slovenian Genealogy Society International, Inc., Ohio Chapter

Tri-C-GO (Cuyahoga County Council of Genealogical Organizations)

Wellington Genealogical Society

Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee
Other Nearby Friends
Hudson Genealogical Study Group, Hudson Chapter OGS

Archived Activities
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Activities of Genealogical Interest


Wednesday 3 January 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Thursday 4 January 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. Lila Kliot, ECCGS President will present "How to Start Putting Meat on Your Ancestors' Bones."

Saturday 6 January 2018 Noon till 3:00 PM. Hassler Room of the WRHS Research Library in the Cleveland History Center at 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106. "What Killed Grandma? Dissecting Death Certificate." Death certificates are very hard to decipher. This lighthearted introduction to death and disease hopes to change all of that. Presented by Mark Jamba, DVM. To register: foxreinhardt@usa.net. $

Sunday 7 January 2018 1:30 pm The meeting of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland will be in the Men's Club Board Room, Park Synagogue East, 27500 Shaker Blvd., Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124. Two of our past Presidents, Ken Bravo and Richard Spector, will speak about "Learn How to Break Down Brick Walls" You may send queries ahead to Programming@ClevelandJGS.org. Please be specific about what you are seeking and what you have already tried.

Monday 8 January 2018 7:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. Carrie Sowden will present "Ships, Shipping, Shipwrecks, and Genealogy."

Monday 8 January 2018 7 pm - “Murder in the Family: Researching a 100 Year Old Mystery” presented by Deb Shell Root. Deb will tell us the story of the murder and she will explain her research process and sources. Lorain County Chapter of OGS at the North Ridgeville Public Library, 35700 Bainbridge Rd., North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039

Saturday 13 January 2018 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG will meet at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Jean Hoffman will cover "In the News and Online: Our Ancestors in Historic Newspapers."

Monday 15 January 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Chapter OGS. “What Did You Find in 2017?” Roundtable discussion of 2017 finds. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Wednesday 17 January 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Installation of Officers for 2018-2019 Term. Program: Lysa Stanton, President of Westlake Historical Society, “How To Date Your Old Photos Without Breaking Up With Them.” Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.

Saturday 20 January 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: And The Answer Is...CAGG members roundtable discussion, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: Bring Your Favorite Websites. Jean Hoffman

Sunday 21 January 2018 2:00-4:00 pm Brooklyn Genealogy Club will host Tom Edwards of the Cleveland Public Library speaking on "Maps and Other Resources at the Cleveland Public Library" at the Brooklyn Library, 4480 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144.

21-26 January 2018 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Salt Lake City, Utah. $

Saturday 3 February 2018, Noon to 3:00 P.M. Hassler Room of the WRHS Research Library in the Cleveland History Center at 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106. "African American History in Ohio" Presenter will be Deborah Abbott, OGS trustee and nationally renowned genealogy speaker. Many famous African Americans have ties to Ohio. Join Debbie for a look into the history and how she researched these people. To register: foxreinhardt@usa.net. $

Monday 5 February 2018 7:00 pm Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society meets at the Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd. Eric Johnson will present "Ohio and World War I."

Monday 5 February 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. Chris Staats will present "How Do You Know What You Know? Moving Beyond Your Genealogical Database."

Wednesday 7 February 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Saturday 10 February 2018 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG will meet at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Dr. Deborah Abbott will discuss "Strategies, Techniques, and Records for Slave Research," and Carmine Stewart will share, "Finding Southern Records in my Northern Backyard."

Monday 19 February 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Chapter OGS. "Epitaphs & Icons: What You Can Discover in the Graveyard" presented by Mary Milne Jamba. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Saturday 17 February 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs and DNA start at 11:15 a.m.; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Sunday 18 February 2018 2:00-4:00 pm Brooklyn Genealogy Club will host Jane Gramlich of the Akron Library presenting an "Overview of the Library's Genealogy Resources and Services" at the Brooklyn Library, 4480 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144..

Wednesday 21 February 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Betty Franklin "Integrating FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com and RootsMagic in Your Family History Research." PLEASE NOTE LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING ONLY: LDS Westlake Family History Center, 25000 Westwood, Westlake.

Monday 5 March 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. Cheryl McClellan, Genealogy Specialist at Chardon Library will present "Genealogy for Kids."

Wednesday 7 March 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Saturday 10 March 2018 9:00 am to 3:30 pm African American Family History Symposium will take place at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 25000 Westwood Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145-4853. Almost all African-American research techniques apply to any genealogical research.

Saturday 10 March 2018 Noon-3:00 P.M. Hassler Room, WRHS Research Library, Cleveland History Center, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106. "Opening the Door to Family History" by Genealogical Committee member Heber MacWilliams. For the beginning researcher we'll cover how to get started, using home sources, how to organize your material, basics of documenting and great websites. Special: - Bring One Get One - You must register yourself and your relative or friend by name at foxreinhardt@usa.net $

Saturday 10 March 2018 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NEOCAG meets at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Topic to be announced.

Saturday 17 March 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Sunday 18 March 2018 2:00-4:00 pm Brooklyn Genealogy Club will meet at the Brooklyn Library, 4480 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144 - speaker to be announced.

Monday 19 March 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society, Chapter OGS. “Music of the American Civil War” presented by Corporal Tim Krugman, musician and presenter, of the 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Re-enactors. Fairview Park branch, Cuyahoga County Public LIbrary.

Wednesday 21 March 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. "Genealogical Roundtable Sharing," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. Members and guests briefly share a recent find, Eureka! moment, brick wall, tale of serendipity or favorite website. Always a fun meeting.

Monday 2 April 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. Steve Presser, owner of Big Fun oy Store presents "oys in popular Culture int he 20th Century and Beyond."

Wednesday 4 April 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Saturday 14 April 2017 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NECAG meets at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Bill Barrow will share information about the Cleveland State University Special Collections for genealogy and the Cleveland Memory Project.

Sunday 15 April 2018 2:00-4:00 pm Brooklyn Genealogy Club will meet at the Brooklyn Library, 4480 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144 - speaker to be announced.

Wednesday 18 April 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Ohio Genealogical Society Trustee, Eric Johnson, "Ohio and World War I: Reconstructing Your Ancestor’s Military Service Records," in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.

Saturday 21 April 2018 8:30 am - 1 pm 15th Genealogical Conference of the Westlake Family History Center! Many of the same presenters like Sunny Morton, Tom Cirincione, Tom Edwards, Casandra Brown, Lynn Edwards, Lysa Stanton, Gary Teaman, Fred and Rae Ann Houghton, Betty Franklin, Robin Falke, and Dorothy Titera. Returning to the staff will be Peggy Lauritzen and Sherry Minn. More information soon.

Saturday 21 April 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00 am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Saturday 28 April 2018 Ohio Chapter Palatines to America will hold their Spring Conference, "German History and Records," in Plain City, Ohio.

2-5 May 2018 National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, "Paths to Your Past" will be in Grand Rapids, Michigan. $

Wednesday 2 May 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Saturday 5 May 2018 10:30 am Kenneth Bravo will present "Locating and Using Your Ancestor's Post-1906 Naturalization Records" and "The Nuts and Bolts of Jewish Genelaogy" at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, Ohio. See the program flyer for more information.

Monday 7 May 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society will meet at South Euclid-Lydhurst Library Jack, Jsoeph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab for a tour with Matthew Skvasik, Innovation programming Specialist. NOTE CHANGE OF PLACE.

Saturday 12 May 2017 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NECAG will meet at South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library, 1876 S Green Rd., South Euclid, OH 44121. NOTE PLACE CHANGE! Matt Skvasik will give a lecture, "An Introduction to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch Library." This will be followed by a brief orientation tour. Other things are planned as well! Stay tuned.

Wednesday 16 May 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Dr. Judith Cetina, “Cuyahoga County Archives Holdings at the New Location,” in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.

Saturday 19 May 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Sunday 20 May 2018 2:00-4:00 pm Brooklyn Genealogy Club will will host Linda Freeman of WRHS speaking on "Non-Population Schedules" at the Brooklyn Library, 4480 Ridge Road, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144.

Saturday 2 June 2018 - Thursday 7 June 2018 IGHR - Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, Athens, Georgia $

Monday 4 June 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. "The History of Ohio's First 100 Years in 10 Objects," presented by Andrew Richmond, degree in American Material Culture from the Winterhur program/University fo Delaware, from Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau.

Wednesday 6 June 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. Free Family History Research Help Session in the Computer Lab, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Saturday 9 June 2018 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG will meet at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Mary Milne Jamba will present "Basic DNA."

13016 June 2018 Palatines to America will hold their annual conference in Buffalo, New York.

Saturday 16 June 2018 9:30 am CAGG General Meeting, 9:30 am, Social Time, 10:00am: TBA, Breakout sessions for the major genealogy software programs start at 11:15 am; brown bag lunch; 1:00 pm: TBA

Wednesday 20 June 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS. TBA. Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.

24-29 June 2018 GRIP-Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

Monday 2 July 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH for a potluck and "Letters Home: Ohioans and their Wartime Correspondence" by Kelly Mezurek, Associate Professor of history, Walsh University, from Ohio Humanities Speakers Bureau

Saturday 14 July 2017 9:15 am to 12:30 pm NECAG meets at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Programs to be announced.

22-27 July 2018 GRIP-Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

29 July-3 August 2018 GRIP in Amherst, NY -Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh $

Monday 6 August 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. Lysa Stanton, Westlake Historical Society President will present "Dating Old Photographs."

Saturday 11 August 2018 9:15 am-12:30 pm NEOCAG will meet at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village. Dr. Deborah Abbott will present "Cluster Genealogy: Finding Your Lost Ancestors."

23-26 August 2018 FGS Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana $

Thursday 6 September 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. "Life in Medievel Times" will be presented by members of Society for Creative Anachoronism -- Cleftands (Barony) of the Region of North Oaken of the Middle Kingdom.

Monday 1 October 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. "he Genealogical Society and Your Community: Interaction, Service, Advocacy" will be presented by Tom Neel, Library Director, ohio Genealogicla Society.

4 to 6 October 2018 Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Management Conference will be in Kansas City, Missouri $

Thursday 1 November 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH. "Five Ways to Facebook Your Family History" with Sunny McClellan Morton, editor, Ohio Genealogy News, and author and instructor."

Monday 3 December 2018 7:00 pm East Cuyahoga Genealogical Society meets at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center, 6306 Marsol Rd., Mayfield Hts., OH for their holiday celebration. Mary Milne Jamba, OGS rustee, will present "Telling it All: Presenting Your Family History."

21-24 August 2019 Federation of Genealogical Societies will be held in Washington DC. $

2-5 September 2020 Federation of Genealogical Societies will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. $

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