The Lucas County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society was founded July 1976.  It is a nonprofit organization whose purposes are to foster interest in and the preservation of historical and genealogical materials of Lucas County, Ohio; and to encourage personal family research which adheres to a high standard. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in genealogy and family history, regardless of experience. 

Upcoming Meeting

March Meeting

16 March 2019

Program: Basics of an Autosomal DNA Test and How to Use the Results 

This talk is going to be an uncomplicated in depth look at DNA and how an Autosomal DNA test works and then how to use the results of an Ancestry DNA test.   

Speaker: Don Hengen

Don Hengen was born and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska.  Because of job transfers, he has lived in 7 different places around the Midwest, arriving in Toledo in 1988.  He began doing genealogy in 1989, having gotten the bug from his youngest sister who had researched the family across Nebraska and back to Indiana where they settled after immigration. 

Location: Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Road, Holland, OH.  Use the entrance controlled by the traffic light.  Enter the building through the Forest View entrance, turn left to the Chapel.  Meeting is at 2:00 p.m. 

Society Newsletter


Fort Industry Reflections, the newsletter of the  Lucas County Chapter, OGS is published quarterly  in January, April,  July, October. We welcome all contributions relating to genealogy and local history.

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Lucas County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

c/o Toledo-Lucas Cty Library, Local History Dept., 325 North Michigan Street, Toledo, OH 43604