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The Ohio Genealogical Society’s
annual conference kicks off today in Columbus. Throughout the weekend, genealogists
will share tips and best practices, and family history organizations and companies
will exhibit their products.
The keynote speaker for the conference is David E. Rencher, chief genealogical officer
of FamilySearch International, who will address attendees at 8 a.m. Friday. In an
interview with the Columbus Dispatch, Rencher said he will announce that a
number of Ohio records will be soon be available online for the first time on FamilySearch.org. (Click
here to read the entire interview.)
Our publisher and editorial director Allison Stacy is at the OGS conference representing Family
Tree Magazine, and she is sharing a booth with our podcast host
Lisa Louise Cooke. If you’re attending the conference, be sure to drop by our booth
and say hello.