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 doors on the right front of the building to get to the community 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 2018 SOGS Programs

January 11, 2018  –  Beginning Genealogy Workshop for Youth  6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room at 1487 North High St., St. Rt. 62, Highland County Services Center, Mel Haines, instructor.  There is a $6.00 pre-registration fee to cover the student workbook.  Mail $6.00 check or money order to:  SOGS, P.O. Box 414, Hillsboro, OH 45133 by January 8, 2018, with name, address, phone number.

No February SOGS Meeting.

March 8, 2018  –  Where there is a Will and even if there is no Will.  Liz Stratton will present this informative program.

April 12, 2018  –  Yes, It Has a Story to Tell  –  The Genealogy of Your Home.    Betty Crum will give this informative program.

May 10, 2018  –  Using the Law to Get the Most from Estates.   Liz Stratton will return to present this program.

June 14, 2018  –  First and Second Families Recognition Banquet.  Those SOGS Members that have proven their lineages to their ancestors that lived in Highland County, Ohio between 1800 to 1860, will be inducted into the SOGS Lineage Societies.

















June 9, 2016, Thursday:  First and Second Family Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting.  This will be held at the Highland House, Highland County Historical Society, 151 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH.  Details in May “Roots & Shoots”.  There is a reservation form on page 11.  Fill out and send your reservation along with check for $18.00 per person no later than June 1, 2016, to SOGS, P.O. Box 414, Hillsboro, OH 45133.