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FRANKLIN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

  • Columbus, OH
  • www.fcghs-oh.org/

Mission Statement

To create and build interest in preserving, collecting and publishing genealogical and historical records. To facilitate and share ideas, information, methods and practices of genealogy and historical research. To support the objectives of the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

Main Programs

  1. DNA - Genetic Genealogy Interest Group
  2. African American Interest Group
  3. Lineage Society Groups
  4. Ask Granny
  5. One-on-one Event
Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

The Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society serves Franklin County, Ohio

ruling year

1976

President

Self-reported

Mrs. Rebecca Taft

President-elect

Self-reported

Mrs. Jayne Davis

Keywords

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Genealogical, historical, educational, preservation, collection

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EIN

31-0895464

 Number

2510220558

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

DNA - Genetic Genealogy Interest Group

Monthly meetings/discussions held to learn about Y-DNA testing, Mitochondrial DNA and more

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

African American Interest Group

Monthly meetings and conferences to share experiences and research of African American genealogy

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 3

Lineage Society Groups

Program for members to recognize their ancestors, such as early Ohio Pioneers or Civil War soldiers. Members submit document that they are a direct descendant.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Ask Granny

Ask Granny is an genealogical outreach program especially designed to be presented by local Genealogical Society members at assisted-living or retirement homes or other places where seniors gather. Seniors are guided as
they create a simple ancestral chart for themselves and for their spouses.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

Program 5

One-on-one Event

People can schedule a a 20 minute long One on One session, bringing their questions and they will be guided on search strategies and resources that might help break through those genealogical “brick walls”.
Schedule a 20 minute long One on One session

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Ohio

The Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society serves Franklin County, Ohio

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FRANKLIN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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President

Mrs. Rebecca Taft

President-elect

Mrs. Jayne Davis

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Rebecca Taft

Franklin County Genealogical & History Society

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