Event Calendar

Events for Saturday, September 9, 2017

Western Reserve Historical Society Genealogical Committee class " Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Research"
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Presenter: Liz Pearson, member of the Genealogical Committee.
Grasp and understanding of the three categories of documents that underpin English & Welsh family history research from 1538-present. Discover free comprehensive UK websites, maps of ever-changing jurisdictions, several untapped but valuable resources and re-evaluate the reason your ancestors may not be where they should be.
Fee $15 Register online at www.wrhs.org.

Hassler Room of the Research Library at the WRHS Cleveland History Center, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106
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German Genealogical Research Series Program
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
News Release:

For Immediate release:

More Ohioans have German ancestry than any other ethnic origin. You can learn about your German roots at a free program at the Independence Civic Center sponsored by the Ohio Chapter Palatines to America in conjunction with the Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society. Statistics released in December 2016 by the U. S. Census Bureau show that 24.3% of the people living in Independence have German ancestry.

German Genealogical Research Series Program

Independence Civic Center

6363 Selig Blvd – Independence, Ohio - contact info jdgramlich@hotmail.com

Saturday, September 9, 2017 -- 2 pm to 4 pm

Guest Speaker - Nancy Ottman

Nancy Is retired Director of HR and Loss Prevention for the JC Penney Co. She has been involved with genealogy research for 30 years. Nancy is a member of the OGS, Pal-Am and the KS Genealogical Society. She has spoken to numerous Genealogical and Historical Societies, and fraternal organizations. Lectured at the Columbus Metro Library, Groveport Madison School District and Palatines to America both Ohio Chapter and National organization. In 2014 she completed a study with the Univ. of NC on American Gravestones and Cemeteries. Nancy was recently published in the “Your Genealogy Today” magazine.

Topics for this presentation include "Finding Your German Roots" and "The 19th Century German Traveler."

This program is presented as a public service. Everyone is welcome -- No Charge!


Richard E. Hartle, Publicity Chairman

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America


Independence Civic Center

6363 Selig Blvd – Independence, Ohio
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