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October Meeting

October 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Shelley Bishop, Professional Genealogist
will present a live online
zoom seminar:

Finding Ohio Ancestors Before 1850

Researching Ohioans before the advent of birth and death records and an every-name census presents a challenge to genealogists of all skill levels. Yet by employing time-tested research methods, seeking out some lesser-known resources, and understanding how to work with evidence, you can overcome difficulties caused by the scarcity of early Ohio records.

Register to remotely attend using your own PC or other internet connected device
or, attend the meeting at our library (no registration required)

After registering, you will receive an email from TCGHS with a “Join the Meeting” link required to enter the meeting.
Tip:  Remember where your link email is – possibly adding to your calendar if you use one.
Note:  Registration limited to first 100 attendees.

Can’t make the meeting?
Shelley has generously allowed this meeting to be recorded
and available in our Members Only Area through November 11

Bio:  Shelley Bishop is a professional genealogical researcher, writer, and speaker with a passion for finding and preserving the stories of our ancestors. She is a frequent contributor to Family Tree Magazine, NGS Magazine, and other publications. Shelley speaks regularly at genealogical conferences, seminars, and meetings, both in-person and virtually.

After researching her own family for many years, Shelley completed the ProGen Study Group program in 2011 and began accepting research clients in 2012.  As the owner of Buckeye Family Trees, www.buckeyefamilytrees.com, she specializes in Ohio research.  She continually hones her skills through institute courses in genealogical methods, records, and writing.  Shelley is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and President of the Great Lakes Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Short in-library business meeting will be held after the presentation.


October 11, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Ehrlicher Research Center / Zoom
719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
(309) 477-3044


309 477-3044