Current Officers

OGS District Trustee - Deborah Abbott 2015 - 2017 Officers President Roberta Hamm Email Roberta Vice President Jane Gramlich Recording Secretary Paula Berghauser Corres Secretary Barb Schworm Treasurer Carol Schroeder Past President Mary Boehnlein Committee Chairs Membership Ron Kraine Editor Martha Niehaus Publicity Barb Schworm CVGS Historian Roberta Hamm Publishing Donna Agan Hospitality & Volunteer...

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Who & What

Who We Are The Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society (CVGS) is a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society(OGS) serving Independence, Brecksville, and adjoining communities in the Cuyahoga Valley area. Incorporated in the State of Ohio in 1989, we are a non-profit organization promoting genealogy, with a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt designation from the IRS. Our motto: "Serving...

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When & Where

When We Meet Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month, September through June at 7:00 p.m. The September meeting is the only exception which is held on the second Monday due to Labor Day. CVGS breaks during the summer months and does not hold meetings during July and August. Each meeting begins...

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Membership

Membership Benefits Use this link to download the 2016 Membership Application. Your membership supports the society and helps to pay the expenses of speakers at our monthly meetings. In addition, members receive "Footsteps to the Past", the Society’s quarterly newsletter. Members may submit queries free to "Footsteps", and are encouraged to submit their five-generation Pedigree...

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Volunteer Activities

Volunteer Activities at Cuyahoga County Archives Members of CVGS contribute many volunteer hours at the Cuyahoga County Archives on the third Tuesday of every month. Members prepare indexes, sort materials, and otherwise work to make the records collections more accessible to the genealogical community. Volunteer hours start at 9 a.m. and wrap up around 3...

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Awards & Honors

2008 Chapter Awards & Honors Chapter Member Honors and Awards Two CVGS members were inducted into the First Families of Ohio, a lineage society of the Ohio Genealogical Society, at the 2008 Annual OGS Conference in Cincinnati. Midge Wood Cassidy and Betty Jo Wood Elenz were so honored for successfully filing an application for their...

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Contact Us

Two ways to contact us: Email president@CuyahogaGenealogy.org. Or send mail to: Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society (CVGS) P.O. Box 311074 Independence OH 44131-1074 Please note: Our research capabilities are extremely limited.  

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Chapter Publications

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