Welcome to the SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays Blog. This week we are looking at what is happening in the way of Genealogy Programs and items that may be of interest to the Genealogist around Stark County.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ The Massillon Public Library Auditorium 6:30pm
Saturday, June 10, 2017@ Stark County District Library 10:00am-12:00pm
Program: Finding Shakespeare by Richard Haldi
Alliance Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society:
Thursday, June 8 at 7 pm @ the Trinity Episcopal Church on South Union Avenue in Alliance, Ohio
Program: Will Cooley of Walsh University will speak on the topic, “Your Ancestors, Immigrants or Refugees.”
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ Sandy Valley Branch
Where Is It Now? Learn how to use various land records from the past to find where your ancestors property is located today.
Now-Sept 3, 2017 @ McKinley Museum
In the Keller-Gallery: Mom What’s That? “Many items that used to be commonplace are now quaint nods to the past. You might remember them, but do your kids know what they are? This exhibition will feature artifacts from the late 20th century, such as rotary phones, typewriters, VCRs, and lots more!”
Until next time. Happy Ancestor Hunting!
Happy New Year!!! Thanks for stopping by to check out the SCDL Tree Talk Tuesday Blog. Here is a list of some new items to our Genealogy collection to help discovery your story.
Dolan, Allison (2015). The Family Tree Historical Maps Book Europe: A Country-by-Country Atlas oF European History, 17990’s-1900’s. Family Tree Books: Cincinnati.
Moore, George L. (1991). The Moore Family In America: Descendants of Shildes Moore of Wales From 1732 to 1891. Heritage:Bowie.
Baxter, Angus. (2015). In Search of Your German Roots: A Complete Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors in the Germanic Areas of Europe. Fifth Edition. Genealogical Publishing Company: Baltimore.
Beidler, James M. (2016). Trace Your German Roots Online: A Complete Guide to German Genealogy Websites. Family Tree Books: Cincinnati.
Blinn, Linda. (2006). Making Family Journals: Projects and Ideas for Sharing and Recording Memories Together. Quarry Books: Gloucester.
MacEntee, Thomas. (2015). The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook.
Lowell, Edward. (2014). The Hessians and the Other German Auxiliaries of Great Britain in the Revolutionary War. Create Space Independent Publishing Platform.
Walker, Charles M. (1996). History of Athens County, Ohio And Incidentally of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta. Heritage:Bowie.
Mitchener, C. H., editor. (1975). Ohio Annals. Historic Events in the Tuscarawas and Muskingum Valleys, and in other portions of The State of Ohio. Gordon Printing: Strasburg.
Closson, Bob and Mary. comps. (1985). Butler County, Pennsylvania WillBook Index 1800-1900. Closson Press: Apollo.
Canton South High School 2015.
Glenwood Senior High School Dedication Program 1958.
When doing Genealogy Research we know that maps are an invaluable resource in locating where our ancestors lived or worked. While many libraries, archives, and historical societies hold these treasures, often times to use them one has to visit those locations. However, the Library of Congress has a collection of Panoramic Maps on their website that have been digitized, searchable by state and you can do from home.
Browse Panoramic Maps by State
Happy Ancestor Hunting!
New Map of Canton in Genealogy
By Lauren Landis The Genealogy Department welcomed a new piece of Canton History last week. An aerial-view lithograph of Canton in 1884, entitled “The Panoramic View of The City of Canton, Ohio” is now on display. The map is a replica of the original, which is held at the McKinley Museum. With the generosity of the Museum and financial support from the FOL, the map was duplicated, framed, and hung on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. Stop by to take a look, and see if you can find the site of the present-day Library and other Canton landmarks.
Until next week: Happy Ancestor Hunting!