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Harrison Co Ohio Genealogy Society
Harrison County Genealogical Society

(A Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society)


The Harrison County Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization and is a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Our purpose is to gather, maintain and preserve family information and records. As a non-profit organization our source of income is from memberships, the sale of publications and donations. We gladly accept books, periodicals, family histories and other materials to be used in our genealogical library.

Harrison County Genealogy Society Library Hours

The HCGS Library is open to the public for research: 

June through August, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

During September thru May, the Library is open by appointment only.

Please make an appointment a week in advance.

The address for the society library building is:






Membership Information

Annual Membership (Dues are for the Calendar Year - i.e., Beginning January 1st)

Single $15.00 Joint $25.00
Single Lifetime $150.00 Joint Lifetime $225.00


Each member receives four newsletters, OUR HARRISON HERITAGE, and One annual index plus free queries per year


Regular meetings are held each month on the 4th Monday of each month, except May and December. Place and time may vary


Be sure to include your name, mailing address, phone #, e-mail address & surnames.


You may want to submit your 5 generation chart. Please write on the back of the chart that you give permission for the HCGS to use the information on the chart.


To print out a membership form to send in to the Harrison County, OH Genealogical Society Click the link below.

Print Membership Form (HCGS)


President Susan Adams
Vice President Kelly Snodgrass Michelli
Recording Secretary Marjorie Findling
Corresponding Secretary Connie Reed
Treasurer Marcia Carter
Trustee (1 year) 2014 Holly McBean
Trustee (2  year) 2015 Becky Sall
Trustee (3 year) 2016 Allen V sparrow


On going projects of the HCGS include:

Compiling marriage records, naturalizations and other records for publication.

Also preparing articles about Harrison County families for the newsletter.

Copying and preserving records made available to the society from official records of the Courthouse

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January 12, 2014