Hamilton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 15865
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-0865
Telephone:  (513) 956-7078

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A chapter of the
Ohio Genealogical Society
What's new‚Äč
  • A new Finding Aid- buyers (grantee) surname index for Deeds Index 4 - has been transcribed by HCGS volunteers and added to this website.  This index covers Deed Books 100 thru 151 (1845-1850).
  • Volunteer videographer needed!   Would you like to learn to make videos?  See our Help Wanted page for details.
  • The December 2016 issue of The Tracer is now available on our website in the Members Area. The contents of this issue are:
    • Researching Ancestral Masons
    • Chapter Programs
    • Interest Groups
    • Calendar of Genealogy Events
    • Chapter News
    • New 2016 Members Hamilton County Lineage Societies
    • Meyers Orts Gazetteer
    • Weil Funeral Home Records
    • Delhi Historical Society
    • Destruction of Hamilton County Courthouse Records
    • Presbyterian Membership Certificates
    • Book Review: Double Jordan, My Journey Towards Discovering my Paternal Ancestors
  • New Index: Pre-Civil War veterans burials - The names and burials of more 800 pre-Civil War veterans have been compiled including their birth and death dates, cemetery and place of burial (if known), and name of the company and regiment.
  • HCGS is co-sponsoring with other southwest Ohio OGS chapters a DNA Interest Group (SWOHDNA). The latest information about this and other interest groups is posted under "Interest Groups".
  • New database (for members only)!  Weil Funeral Home - Funeral Records: Over 25,000 3"x5" record cards of funerals are in the collection as searchable (via OCR) PDF image files.
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Member access
Members may login to access their membership profile, contribute to the Discussions forum and Surname list, and search our members-only databases
Non-member access
Non-members also benefit from the HCGS public databases, the research guides in Local Records and Records Repositories, and much more. Not a member? Become a member today for as low as $15.
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page modified: 01/19/2017

Latest News
See also our Events page.

SWOHDNA - Work Session - January 31st - 7:00 - 8:45 PM
We will have a "work session" at the MidPointe Library in West Chester, Ohio. Bring your laptop or other device and questions about using autosomal DNA. We will rely on the expertise of other group members to solve problems you may be experiencing.

Photography and Genealogical Research - Feb 11, 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM - Main Library
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Saturday, March 4, AGF Irish Ancestral Origins Article Discussion
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Irish Genealogy Workshop and Live Streaming Webinar - March 15th and 16th
Mark your calendar for two days of Irish Genealogy, March 15th and 16th, 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST). Come to the Main Library and join others interested in Irish Genealogy in and informal setting. Click on the image for further details.