Pile Of Books

GUERNSEY COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Promoting genealogy through preservation, research and education 

New Hours!

Library hours:

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

  • Photographs $1.00

  • Membership- Single $15 per year/Couple $20 per year

  •  Lifetime Membership-$300.​

Typing
 

PROGRAMS

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. 
Email-gccogs@frontier.com
Phone- 740-432-9249

Old Documents

RESOURCES

Birth/Death Records

Family Histories

Probate Records

Common Pleas Records

Land Records

County Histories

Photographs

Obituaries

Newspapers

Township Records

Tax Records

School Records

Coal Mine Records

Funeral Home Records

Church Records

Cemetery Records

We also have publications for sale. These will be added to our website in the future.

 
Bullet Journal

2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January 20     6pm    Virtual Tour

February 15   6pm    DNA Testing ** Registration Required

March 12    9-5    Saturday at the Society                 

March 15   6pm    Research with Tax Records 

April 24    2pm    Wheeling Avenue Walking Tour           

May 17    6pm    Basics-Daughters of American Revolution

June 11    9-5    Saturday at the Society                

June 16    6pm    DNA Matching & Sorting ** Registration Required     July 12    6pm    Indoor Picnic 

August 13    9-5    Saturday at the Society            

August 16    6pm    DNA Case Study **Registration Required    

September 21    6pm    Hidden Gems in Deeds & Land Records    

October 9    2pm    Jackson Township Cemetery Tour 

November 12    9-5    Saturday at the Society   

November   No Program scheduled      

December 7    5:30    December Gathering      

We don't own our family history. We simply preserve it for the next generation.

Rosemary Alva

Family Photos in B&W
 

CONTACT 
GUERNSEY COUNTY
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

Your details were sent successfully!

Laptop & Coffee