The Clermont County Genealogical Society, Inc.
2018 Heritage Day Luncheon
With The Induction of New Members of First Families, Settlers and Builders, and Century Families
Heraldry & Genealogy
Presented by Greg Hand
Heraldry & Genealogy
Coats of arms provide an important historical record for genealogists. The study of arms, known as heraldry, uncovers clues to birth order, property, name origin, geography and occupation of your ancestors. There are many myths and misconceptions about heraldry and some unique jargon, known as blazon. Learning about heraldry can enrich your family tree.
After 36 years at the University of Cincinnati, Greg retired as Associate Vice President and Director of Public Relations. For many of those years Greg was the Spokesperson for UC. Before joining UC, he was a reporter and editor for several local weekly newspapers and has co-authored three books on historical topics.
Currently Greg contributes articles to Cincinnati Magazine, speaks to local groups on the history of the Greater Cincinnati Area and Greg is the proprietor of the "Cincinnati Curiosities" blog.
Saturday, September 08, 2018 at the Terrace Park Country Club
5341 South Milford Road, Milford, OH 45150 http://terraceparkcc.com
Registration 11-11:30 AM, Clermont County Heritage Day Luncheon and Program 11:30 AM-3 PM
Completed reservation form must be received by September 1, 2018
$25 for all registrations
RootsWeb & Ancestry Data Breech
RootsWeb has been down for well over 6 months.
In my opinion, RootsWeb is gone for good.
Ancestry owns RootsWeb.
This impacts CCGS as we still had a significate amount of content on RootsWeb. Other societies have their entire web presence on RootsWeb.
I would urge you to call Ancestry and let them know how this impacts you.
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Grant
We are pleased to announce that our Society has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation , The suggestion for the grant was from an individual who wishes to remain Anonymous. That person wishes for the grant to be used support Technology or for where it is needed most.
Thank You to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Anonymous "suggestor" !!!!
More and more obituaries are added daily to the "Area Deaths" page This can be very helpful in your research.
As of April 12, 2018 there are 8031 entries.
Thanks to Kathy Payne and her team; Stacie Ishmael, Jude DeWitt, Pat Dudeck, Joe Baker and Linda Dale. They are undaunted by this enormous task! Kathy estimates that there are over 25,000 obituaries in total.
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
There is no expense to you!!
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