Genealogy Blog Archive

  • Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project Do you have old pictures of an event or people in Holmes County? Please consider sharing or donating your photos to the “Our […]

    Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project

    Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project Do you have old pictures of an event or people in Holmes County? Please consider sharing or donating your photos to the “Our […]

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  • I was looking through the February 18, 1943 issue of the Farmer Hub and found this article.  Frances Guscott, the Holmes County Librarian at the time, was strongly urging (that’s […]

    WWII Book Drive

    I was looking through the February 18, 1943 issue of the Farmer Hub and found this article.  Frances Guscott, the Holmes County Librarian at the time, was strongly urging (that’s […]

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  • Grave Adventures Spring Cemetery Tour Saturday, May 12th beginning at 11:45 am Join the Holmes County Library Ladies on their second tour of some of Holmes County’s most interesting cemeteries. The […]

    2012 Grave Adventures Spring Tour

    Grave Adventures Spring Cemetery Tour Saturday, May 12th beginning at 11:45 am Join the Holmes County Library Ladies on their second tour of some of Holmes County’s most interesting cemeteries. The […]

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  • Three journalists from Saltillo, Mexico came to do research about the Holmes County Saltillo.  They are working on a documentary about all of the Saltillos in the United States.  When […]

    Saltillo

    Three journalists from Saltillo, Mexico came to do research about the Holmes County Saltillo.  They are working on a documentary about all of the Saltillos in the United States.  When […]

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  • Doughty Valley Happenings by Eli A. Yoder describes the founding of Becks Mills and surrounding area.  Along with the factual accounts of the area, there are several personal stories to […]

    Doughty Valley Happenings

    Doughty Valley Happenings by Eli A. Yoder describes the founding of Becks Mills and surrounding area.  Along with the factual accounts of the area, there are several personal stories to […]

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  • Beginner Genealogy Discussion Group Every 4th Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm @ the Central Library, beginning February through October February 23 * March 22 * April 26 * May […]

    Beginner Genealogy Discussion Group

    Beginner Genealogy Discussion Group Every 4th Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 pm @ the Central Library, beginning February through October February 23 * March 22 * April 26 * May […]

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  • I am going through library records from the 1930’s-1960’s.  It is interesting to see what was going on at the library back then.  Many of the board reports were written […]

    Old Library Records

    I am going through library records from the 1930’s-1960’s.  It is interesting to see what was going on at the library back then.  Many of the board reports were written […]

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  •     The County Home on SR 83 started life as an infirmary.  It was built in 1866 at the cost of $44,000 for the farm and buildings.  It served […]

    Holmes County Home

        The County Home on SR 83 started life as an infirmary.  It was built in 1866 at the cost of $44,000 for the farm and buildings.  It served […]

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  • The Grave Adventures Fall Cemetery Tour is now full. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation, please call 330-674-5972, stop […]

    Grave Adventures Fall Cemetery Tour Full

    The Grave Adventures Fall Cemetery Tour is now full. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation, please call 330-674-5972, stop […]

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  • Welcome to Charm. This little town did not start out with such a charming name.  In the beginning, it was called Stevenson, Stevensville or Putschtown.  The Stevenson name was said […]

    A Charming Place

    Welcome to Charm. This little town did not start out with such a charming name.  In the beginning, it was called Stevenson, Stevensville or Putschtown.  The Stevenson name was said […]

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