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 Oct. thru Dec.& from March thru June.  Meetings will be held  at the North High Business Center, 1487 North High St., Rt. 62, Hillsboro, Ohio.  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                                  E-mail:

The  2022 SOGS Programs

March 10, 2022 – Follow the Breadcrumbs, will provide ideas and information on conducting family research using clues found in various sources. Yolanda Campbell Lifter is a native of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. She began her genealogical journey in 1995, and started her research business, Ohio Family Research, in 2000. She specializes in Ohio research. Her Highland County surnames are: Campbell, Dunham, Roberts, and Stoops. Member of the Ohio Genealogical Society, Association of Professional Genealogist, Florida Genealogical Society, New England Historic Genealogical Society and Guild of One-Name Studies.

April 14, 2022 – Genealogical Treasurers in the Recorder’s Office, Chad McConnaughey, Highland County Recorder

This will be a Hybrid ZOOM meeting.

May 12, 2022Genealogy Research in England – Dana Palmer will share her experience with us. ZOOM Hybrid Meeting. We will open the ZOOM Session at 6:45 pm. The Meeting ID: 896.8522.2971 Passcode: 285691

Local members may attend the meeting in-person. Location listed above.

June 9, 2022Lineage Society Banquet/Annual Meeting, 6:00 pm, Reservations will be required. Details in the summer issue of “Roots & Shoots.”