Footsteps to the Past

Our quarterly newsletter . . . provides members with news about chapter activities, events, articles about local history as well as information about genealogical and family history research. Members are most welcome and encouraged to submit material as well as FREE queries relating to Brecksville, Independence and the surrounding Cuyahoga Valley communities. The newsletter is...

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2015 Cemetery Workshop DVD

The cemetery workshop DVD is now available. Misti Spillman, cemetery preservationist, demonstrates how to clean, repair, and reset headstones in a 50 minute presentation. Sources for appropriate cleaning solutions and tool as well as how to download the manual written by Misti are also presented. Download the order form using this link, print it, and...

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Independence Twp. Cemeteries

Independence Township Cemeteries Compiled and published by the Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Bellville, OH, Copyright 2005. This book contains transcriptions of the cemeteries located in Independence Township, and includes tombstone and burial record information for Mapleshade , St. Lawrence, Tinkers Creek, St.Peter, Hemlock, the Darrow Family, the West...

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Pedigree Charts

Pedigree Charts from the Western Reserve was published in 1999. All the names published in this book are relatives of the various members of the Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society. The charts are like a road map, leading from the present generation back to the immigrant ancestor, and often back to the village and towns of...

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