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An Intro to CCGS from Clermont Sun

Thank you to CCGS President, Debra Geesner, for submitting an article to the Clermont Sun about ways to keep busy during this time of staying at home. In addition to its publication in the Clermont Sun’s April 8, 2020 edition, you can also find it on our Resources page here. For a list of interview questions mentioned in this article, go here.

The CCGS Library

Thanks to Amy & Chris and the staff of the CCPL
Doris Wood Branch for their interest, support and help.
And, for helping members and non-members with thier
research. And for the new signage and our Indian Trails
map on the wall.
And to our CCGS Librarian, Marcia Jelus, our past
Librarian Kathy Payne and other volunteers for making
a so, so much more organized space. For cataloging,
repairing, getting donations in the system and on the
shelves and more....
What a great job !!!
View as you enter the CCGS Genealogy section of the CCPL's Doris Wood Branch Library.
Walking In
View of microfilm racks, microfilm reader, computer and printer
Microfilm, Microfilm reader, computer, etc.

View of tables, Obits files and part of book shelves
Books, books amd more books

Store page is under reconstruction

The Society needs your participation !!!
Please consider serving on the Nominating Committee. In addition to trustee positions, there are several volunteer positions open.
Contact Debra Geesner at: for details.

Check out the "LINKS PAGE" !!!
Links have been fixed and number of new links added.

Have you looked at the "CEMETERIES" page lately??
There are now 10,386 burial records in 26 different Clermont cemeteries. Search by surname to see if any of your ancestors have been added. We still have tens of thousands of burials to add to the rest of our cemeteries to finish . If you can work with Excel, are detail-oriented, want to volunteer by working from home,  and wish to help with the project, please contact Paige Craig at

CCGS Book Closeout!
Clermont County, Ohio Marriages, 1850-1874 & Clermont County, Ohio, 1990
These 2 hard cover books are a must-have for your collection. Both have been reduced to $5 + shipping. To order (Click Here).  Also available at CCGS meetings and events while supplies last. 

More and more obituaries are added daily to the "Area Deaths" page. This can be very helpful in your research.      
 As of 16-Sep-2020 there are 15,137 entries.
Thanks to Kathy Payne, Stacie Ishmael, Lee Ann Pritchard, Steve West and Pat Dudeck. They are undaunted by this enormous task! Kathy estimates that there are over 25,000 obituaries in total. They are over half finished!!! GREAT JOB !!!!

Kroger Community Rewards
It is time to sign up for the new year of Kroger Community Rewards!  Please show your support for CCGS by signing up today.
It costs you nothing to sign up and it does not take away any of your fuel points.
Kroger will be ending the requirerment that you re-register every year. Register or re-register this year and you will not need to register again
Kroger Community Rewards enrollment image
There is no expense to you!!

December 5
Resources available at Clermont County Historical Societies
There are many Clermont County historical societies. Representatives of some of these societies will participate in this meeting and share information about their society. They will provide web site or other contact information. Included will be: if their society has a museum or research facility, whether they have books ...
January 9
Resources available at the Kenton County Public Library
A representative from the Kenton County Public Library will discuss genealogical resources available at their library location for local researchers as well as digital resources for those near and far who wish to access the library databases. The discussion will include how to obtain a library card from Kenton ...
February 6
Resources available at the Cincinnati History Library and Archives
Jill Beitz, Manager, Reference and Research Services at the Cincinnati History Library and Archives in the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal will explain the wealth of records available for researchers. This program was originally scheduled for last May but had to be canceled due to the shutdowns.  Facility ...