Entries by Denise Bosius

Have You Set Your Genealogy Goals For 2019? 

I had never considered setting goals for my genealogy. Have you? I decided to start small and made a list of five items. Sort all of my digital files. Scan all of my mother’s photos. Get those photos into acid-free boxes. Scan all of my negatives. Get all the new photos, newspaper clippings, obituaries, letters, and […]

Bob Smith presented ‘Amish Funerals’ this evening

Tonight the TCGS members enjoyed listening to a presentation given by Bob Smith. Mr. Smith is the owner and operator of both Smith Ambulance and Smith Funeral Homes. His funeral home in Sugarcreek serves the Amish community in the area. Mr. Smith explained the difference between our ‘English’ funerals and the Amish funerals. ‘English’ funerals […]

Our Newest Toy – Fujitsu SV 600 Overhead Book Scanner

Last week found us playing with a new toy. A borrowed toy, but still new to us! It is a Fujitsu SV600 Overhead Book Scanner. The scanner allows us to scan material hands-free. It recognizes when the book page has been turned, can snip images apart, and removes any fingers that may have been scanned. […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

As you sit down for dinner on Thursday, remember all of those burning questions you have about family traditions! Thanksgiving dinner is an amazing opportunity to recall old family stories, recipes, and traditions. Uncle Sal…how is he your uncle? What about Grumpy Patsy…why was she always so grumpy? Did one of the nieces have a […]

Bill Given Program a Great Success!

November 14, 2018 found Bill Given in our library! What a wonderful program showing his collection of war memorabilia.                 A Confederate bill and coins, swords, and an amputation kit from the Civil War were displayed. Other items displayed were a WWI uniform, daggers from the German soldiers, […]

Lakeland High School Year Books

The Tuscarawas Co. Genealogical Society has added 38 Lakeland High School Yearbooks to our collection. We now have one of the largest collections, of Harrison County High School annuals, in Tuscarawas County. Stop in and see our collection of Ohio High School Annuals today. We have annuals dating back to 1913…is your grandfather in one […]