Archives: March 2014

Ohio Genealogical Society Elects New Officers, Trustees

On Saturday, March 22, I participated in my last Board of Trustees meeting at the Ohio Genealogical Society Library in Bellville. My term ends with the OGS Conference next month at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky. I have been involved with OGS as a trustee for about a dozen years now, and I finally decided it

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52 Ancestors–#10: Alonzo Green, Cheese-making Entrepreneur

This report is another in my 2014 series of postings about ancestors and relatives (see end for details). Alonzo was my great grand uncle. In the 1870s, Alonzo was a major owner of an important cheese factory in Amboy, a populated place in Conneaut Township in Ashtabula County, Ohio. He obviously prospered as a farmer

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52 Ancestors — #8: Nelson Andrew Dingman, Cheesemaker

I’m aiming to create postings about my maternal grandfather, Wallace Betts Dingman, his twin brother Walter Chase Dingman, and their older brother Nelson Andrew Dingman. I’m starting with great (or grand) uncle Nelson for the simple reason that he died relatively young and therefore left only a limited number of records. When Nelson Andrew Dingman

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