Regular meetings of The Society are open to the public and are held at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month from Sept. thru Dec. & from March thru June.  Meetings will be held  at the North High Center, 1487 North High St., Rt. 62.  Enter thru the center glass doors to meeting room. For further information about our organization, to become a member or to inquire on how to become a volunteer; please contact The Southern Ohio Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 414, Hillsboro, Ohio  45133 or                                 E-mail:

The 2014 SOGS Programs

March 13, 2014, 7:00 PM - “The Genealogy Story of My House”  Houses have stories too.  Charlotte has compiled and documented the families that have lived in her historic homePresented by Charlotte Pack, local author.

April 10, 2014, 7:00 PM –  “Tracing Irish Roots:  Are You a McGuire or Maybe a McClure?” We will follow the lineage of Highland County resident, Juel (Mrs William) Fling of Berryville and how we were able to prove her Revolutionary war ancestor, John McGuire, of Morgan County Kentucky.  Program presenter:  Pat Young

May 8, 2014, 7:00 PM – “Notable Mothers of Highland County”  To celebrate Mother’s Day, come and meet Mothers that made their mark in the history of Highland County.  Portrayed by DAR Chapter Members: Helen Roe, Melissa Baur and others.

June 12, 2014 – ”First & Second Families Banquet”   This is the way SOGS recognizes  the decendants of  ancestors that lived in Highland County between 1800 and 1860.  This year’s location will be The First Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall,        127 S. West St., Hillsboro, OH.  More information to follow in the summer “Roots & Shoots” newsletter.