Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree
June 1, 2019
The Genealogy Guys Podcast and Vivid-Pix have today awarded the Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society the Unsung Heroes Award for a Society for the second quarter of 2019.
https://ashlandohiogenealogy.org/) has been aggressively digitizing and indexing funeral home records from six establishments located in Ashland City and Ashland County, Ohio. The coverage dates vary from funeral home to funeral home. One extends from 1908 to 1956, while others' records extend to 2018.
So far, six volunteers have logged more than 700 hours working on these records. The society's first funeral home publication consisted of 2,008 record entries. The second publication, currently in the editing stage, will cover over 15,000 entries. Work has begun on the third funeral home and the estimate is that there are 13,000 to 15,000 records.
|Volunteers of the Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society|
The award is being accepted by Peggy Clemens Lauritzen on behalf of the society.
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