September 16, 2017
The 2017 Genealogy Fair will be held
at the newly restored Chester Academy which sits on the
hill beside the Chester Courthouse in Chester, Ohio.
The hours will be from 9AM-4PM.
The fair is for beginning and experienced researchers.
There is no admission charge.
The fair will be held in the top floor which gives much
more room for both the Genealogy Library and for those
attending the fair. There is no handicapped access to
the top floor, but the ground floor will also be
available for anyone who cannot climb stairs. There
will be a catalog of research materials available and
volunteers will bring research materials down to anyone
who needs them.
There are several old books that have old tax
records, court records poll records, etc. This is not
a complete set of books but each book contains a wealth
Our Genealogy Library has an extensive collection of
materials for Meigs County and the surrounding areas,
especially Athens, Gallia, and Mason Counties. We also
have several PA books and some German books for Oppau
and Ludwigshafen. We have thousands of obituaries
covering a period of 1840's to 2009. The collection is
not a complete collection of all obits from that period,
but it is growing. We also have a nice collection of
family histories, Meigs County Death Certificates from
1909 to the 1930's,
We have a Researchers' Log available to sign or to
search to see if anyone else is researching your
Several services are available for a reasonable fee:
copying, laminating, binding, etc.
Wireless Internet is also available.
Food will be available all day.
Come and enjoy a day of research and maybe meeting
"family". For more information, contact Kaye Fick (740) 985-4115
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