Our next general meeting is on 19 August. Everyone is welcome.


Our mission is to be the major resource for the preservation and promotion of family heritage in Fairfield County, Ohio.

Fairfield County OGS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation whose purpose is to provide educational opportunities. The chapter is supervised by a board made up of 5 officers and 6 elected committee chair. Any one who has been a member for at least a year may run for an office or committee chair position. The chapter is sustained through membership dues, sales of publications, donations, and fund raising events.

General meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Genealogy Library. Refreshments are served at 6:30 p.m. Board meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Genealogy Library, beginning at noon. Visitors are always welcome at the meetings. Please see the calendar for program details.

Our library, located at 503 Lenwood Dr in Lancaster, is staffed solely by volunteers. See the LIBRARY page for hours and information on collections.

If you are unable to visit our library, we do offer a rsearch service. Please see the RESEARCH page for our Research Policy and to find information about Fairfield County research.

The other pages provide information on our Lineage Societies, our numerous publications for sale, how to become a member, and how to contact us. If you are a member, our newsletters and other research items are found on the MEMBERS ONLY page.