GUERNSEY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Promoting genealogy through preservation, research and education
Tuesday 1-5 pm
Wednesday 10-5 pm
Saturday March 12, 9-5 Saturday June 11, 9-5 Saturday August 13, 9-5 Saturday November 12, 9-5
TRACE YOUR ROOTS
We are volunteers who love genealogy. It is our goal to make available genealogy & history to those seeking information. We can assist you in your research. Guernsey County Genealogical Society is non profit. These research dollars help us to preserve history for the next generation.
Research fee $20 per hour
Copies .25 / Copies of legal documents $1.00
Membership- Single $15 per year/Couple $20 per year
Programs are free to attend. We offer a wide variety of programs year-round. No reservations are required.
*** Reservations are required for our First Family & Pioneer Family Banquet.
*** DNA Programs-Registration Required
First Families & Pioneer Families are Guernsey County's lineage society. For inclusion into First Families, your ancestor must have lived here before 1830. For inclusion into Pioneer Families your ancestor must have lived here prior to 1850. To be included into these lineage societies, you must prove the connection between you and the stated ancestor. Sources used for documentation are birth, marriage, and death records. Land records and wills may also be used.
For more information about the cemetery tours, or any of our programs, watch our Facebook page.
Questions: don't hesitate to contact us.
Common Pleas Records
Coal Mine Records
Funeral Home Records
We also have publications for sale. These will be added to our website in the future.
2023 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Feb. 22 • 6:00 pm Who Needed it Anyway
Getting around the missing 1890 census
Via Zoom or can Join in at the County Administration Bldg.
March 11 • 9:00 - 5:00. Saturday at the Society
March 22 • 6:00 pm Getting Started in Genealogy
with Kelli Bergheimer
April 23 • 2:00 pm. Millwood Twp. Friends Cemetery Walk
with Randy Neff and Russ Hill
May 16 • 6:00 pm. Historical View of Muskingum River Flooding
at the Society with Randy Neff
June 10 • 9:00 - 5:00 pm. Saturday at the Society
June 14 • 6:00 pm. Guernsey County in the 1950 census:
Insights and Discoveries. with Scott Norrick
July 11 • 5:30 pm. Summer Social
August 12 • 9:00 - 5:00. Saturday at the Society
August 15 • 6:00 pm Guernsey County in World War II
with Dustin Milliner
September 20 • 6:00 pm. Family Keepsakes Beth Wharton & Lois Snyder
October 18 • 6:00 pm. “Sohioettes” with Jim Jackson
November 4 • 1:00 pm First & Pioneer Families Banquet
Induction of new members
December winter Break