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 2015 SOGS Programs

May 14, 2015 – Highlights of Family Files that have been donated to SOGS for preservation in our library. Notice:  Location for the May14th meeting will be the Genealogy Library at Southern State Community College in  Hillsboro at 7:00 PM. The Family Files we have received this past year will be highlighted.  A new list of the files will passed out. These  family files are not searchable by outside systems at this  time. The Library will be closed, so we will have access to all the table space.  Bring your work sheets and do personal research.

June 11, 2015 – we will celebrate with our twenty third ”First & Second Families Banquet” this year at the Hillsboro Ponderosa Restaurant, 545 South High Street beginning at 6:00 PM.  We will have full access to the buffet for a total of $15.00 each.  Please look for the reservation form in the “Roots & Shoots” newsletter the beginning of May.  The evening should conclude by eight.

August 27, 2015 – Ghost Walk at the Hillsboro Cemetery, 6:00 PM.  This will be a combined effort by the Highland County Historical Society and the Southern Ohio Genealogical Society.  Please wear proper shoes for walking over rough ground in the cemetery.