First Families of Seneca County
Requirements for Membership
Any member of
the Seneca County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society who is a direct
descendant of any individual settling in Seneca County, Ohio by 1840 for
Gold or 1860 for Silver may be considered for membership. A member
need not be a resident of Seneca County. Potential members should
complete and submit the following:
1. Application Form
furnished by the Chapter or printed from web site.
2. Application Fee
of $15.00 covering first ancestor and $5.00 for each additional ancestor.
3. At least a five-generation
chart(s) showing names of every ancestor claimed.
4. (optional but
recommended) A biographical sketch for each ancestor claimed; subjects
could include the person's occupation or profession; church affiliation;
political, patriotic, or community involvement; migration; an interesting
family story; physical description -- anything which will give dimension
to that particular person.
Items #1 through #4 will be submitted (for their review) to the
Committee established for this purpose. This Committee will make
the judgment regarding eligibility, requesting additional proof as it deems
necessary for final approval. Qualified members will be presented
with a membership certificate and an award at an annual event.
a Printable application to fill out, click here.
send your completed application with appropriate fees
P.O. Box 157
Tiffin, Ohio 44883-0157
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