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Washington County Chapter
Ohio Genealogical Society

PO Box 2174
Marietta, OH  45750-7174

www.WashOGS.org

Projects

In 2006 our Washington County OGS chapter and our local DAR chapter digitized the Veterans' Grave Registraton cards in the Washington County Recorder's Office.

In 2006 our Washington County OGS chapter and our local DAR chapter digitized the late Jerry B. Devol's collection of more than 4,000 Washington County Civil War veterans, with military and family information.

In 2007 this Web site came online.

In 2007 the Washington County OGS chapter co-sponsored a history book of Newport, Washington County, Ohio.

In 2008 the Washington County Chapter is working with the Marietta SAR (Sons of the American Revolution) and other local  historical, and patriotic societies on a 12-day Patriots and Pioneers conference with a seminar on 29 Mar 2008.

In 2008 the Washington County Chapter will be working with the Marietta City Cemetery Department, the Washington County Public LIbrary, and the local DAR chapter to digitally preserve the records of Oak Grove, Harmar, and Mound Cemeteries in Marietta.

In 2008 the Washington County Chapter will be setting a "found" gravestone of David Taylor, son of R. & F. Taylor, who died in 1846 aged 42, an ancestor of one of our members, Lillian Emerick, in Rake Cemetery, the cemetery of many of her ancestors.  This gravestone was "rescued" from alongside a road by Millie Covey Fry.

Do you have a project that you want to work on or a potential project that you want to share with us?  Let us know.


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