Tom Neel, Lifelong resident of Huron County, Ohio; BA Liberal Arts, majors history and botany-bacteriology, Ohio Wesleyan University; MA Library & Information Science, Kent State University; Library Director, Ohio Genealogical Society; President, New London Area Historical Society; Active in Ashland Co Chapter OGS and Huron Co Chapter OGS; Member FFO, SCWFO, SBO, CFO, Sons War of 1812; Author of several genealogical books and articles; Speaker at Ohio and national genealogical conferences.
The title of his talk is: “The Art of Cemetery Transcription”
CEMETERY” Refreshments provided Gayle Mehling
Mike Gilberts, taught for 38 years in the Fremont City School System and is currently teaching at Terra Technical School for the Life Scholars Program. Next year will be the fourth year that he has lead the History Round table discussions at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center and Museum , which consists of a variety of topics, mostly centered around local history.
He will be speaking on Ghost Stories around our area….
Ghostly Refreshments provided by member Gayle Mehling
Marge Waterfield, A full time Genealogy Researcher…freelance writer…and genealogy Instructor for more than 20 years. Instructor at Toledo University and Bowling Green State University, Lecturer at Seminars and Conferences. Author of numerous books and articles on Genealogy subjects. Her 6 generation Cookbook, “The Cookin’ Cousins” gained much national attention as the subject of a layout in Better Homes and Garden Magazine. She was the guest of NBC for an interview of the TODAY Show. She is a member of OGS , first families of Ohio, The Society of Mayflower Descendants, D. A. R. , the Association of Gravestone Studies, Federation of Genealogical Societies, National Genealogical Speakers Guild and many others.
The title of her talk is: “Where Were You in 1940? – Covering the 1940 Census – What family clues can you find in this census?”
Richard D Juergens, a native of Northwestern Ohio is a genealogist and currently President of the Wood County Chapter and a Trustee of OGS and also belongs to Pommerscher Verein Freistadt, the New England Genealogy Society, and the First Families of Ohio.
The title of his talk is: “What Do I Do with it, My Kids don’t what my Family History”.
David Ziemke will be our guest speaker and his topic will be about Early Fremont and Upper Sandusky, Pre 1840. Bring along any questions you may have about that time frame or email them to us and we will try to cover it during the program!
Refreshments will also be provided by Gayle Mehling
*Annual voting for officers for 2018 after the program.
CHRISTMAS PARTY AND FUN!
Refreshments provided by everyone! Join us for a relaxing afternoon of fun playing games and a potluck luncheon. Bring along a white elephant gift for a fun exchange game and bring something to eat to share with us all. Drinks will be provided.