24 episodes

Ohio Roots is the official podcast of the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS). Join us as we embark on a captivating journey through Ohio’s rich genealogy, history, and abundant resources. Hosted by OGS Executive Director Noel Poirier, this podcast brings you insightful conversations with a diverse array of guests. From OGS members, OGS chapter leaders, and OGS staff, to renowned genealogists, historians, and influential figures within the genealogical community, each episode delves into fascinating topics and captivating stories. Grab your headphones or unmute your speaker, hit that play button, and join us on our enthralling journeys through Ohio’s Roots. Edited by Luc Poirier

Ohio Roots Ohio Genealogical Society

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Ohio Roots is the official podcast of the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS). Join us as we embark on a captivating journey through Ohio’s rich genealogy, history, and abundant resources. Hosted by OGS Executive Director Noel Poirier, this podcast brings you insightful conversations with a diverse array of guests. From OGS members, OGS chapter leaders, and OGS staff, to renowned genealogists, historians, and influential figures within the genealogical community, each episode delves into fascinating topics and captivating stories. Grab your headphones or unmute your speaker, hit that play button, and join us on our enthralling journeys through Ohio’s Roots. Edited by Luc Poirier

    Episode 24 - Marleen Applegate: 2024 OGS Fall Retreat

    Episode 24 - Marleen Applegate: 2024 OGS Fall Retreat

    The 2024 OGS Fall Retreat is coming up! On this episode of the Ohio Roots podcast we speak with OGS Conference Coordinator Marleen Applegate about what to expect at 2024’s OGS Fall Retreat being held in Dublin, Ohio in September.

    • 17 min
    Episode 23 - Kevin Borland

    Episode 23 - Kevin Borland

    Join us on the latest episode of the OGS Ohio Roots podcast as we discuss with Kevin Borland of Borland Genetics how they go about recreating the DNA of ancestors and how that information can be used to aid in genealogical research. It’s a fascinating topic!

    • 28 min
    Episode 22 - Timothy G. Anderson

    Episode 22 - Timothy G. Anderson

    This episode of the OGS Ohio Roots podcasts features Dr. Timothy G. Anderson, a historical geographer with research interests in the historical settlement geography of Ohio during the early National period and a long-standing interest in the cultural landscapes associated with Germanic Diasporas.

    • 37 min
    Episode 21 - Bonnie Wade-Mucia

    Episode 21 - Bonnie Wade-Mucia

    This episode of the OGS Ohio Roots podcast Executive Director and host Noel Poirier speaks with Bonnie Wade-Mucia, Director of the Mayflower Families Silver Books Project at the General Society of Mayflower Descendants (GSMD).

    • 22 min
    Episode 20 - Jay Stoneman

    Episode 20 - Jay Stoneman

    Jay Stoneman is the twenty-something President of the Carroll County Chapter of OGS and we discuss how he became interested in genealogy, the activities of the Carroll County Chapter, reaching out to younger audiences, mentoring, and more.

    • 25 min
    Episode 19 - Marge Stefanski

    Episode 19 - Marge Stefanski

    We speak with Marge Stefanski of the Toledo Polish Genealogical Society (TPGS) on the this episode of the OGS Ohio Roots podcast. We discuss the Polish history and neighborhoods of Toledo, the activities of the TPGS, and researching Polish ancestors.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Abby's Linder ,

Love this 1st podcast already

My mother’s family immigrated from Germany to Steubenville and Akron, Ohio in the 1880’s. My dad and my grandpa moved to Akron, Ohio in 1945. Truly love to hear about my home state’s history and genealogy

fatherairbnb ,

Great episode

My family moved to Ohio in 1800s and love the insights of the different sources

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