Author: Donna Ufferman

by Donna Ufferman / on 20 July, 2022

March 2022 Meeting

MCGS celebrates 45 years. It’s amazing to think that Morrow County Genealogical Society has existed for 45 years! Join us in the annex meeting room to help us celebrate! Learn about some of the people past and present who have helped to make this
by Donna Ufferman / on 20 July, 2022

April 2022 Meeting

Morrow County businesses were the topic of the April meeting as MCGS members and guests shared photos, memories and interesting facts about various Morrow County stores or companies. Each of the businesses mentioned brought discussion and shared memories from those present. Dan Rhodebeck shared
by Donna Ufferman / on 20 July, 2022

The Carol Shafto Collection

The Winthrop Family in America, by Lawrence S MayoLife and Letters of John Winthrop 1630-1649, Vol II by Robert Winthrop A Short Account of the Winthrop FamilyEvidences of the Winthrops of Groton County Suffolk, EnglandSome Account of the Winthrop Family in IrelandGibbons and Bowne
by Donna Ufferman / on 6 July, 2022

Books By Local Historian Stan Sipe

MORROW COUNTY BOOKSAirplanes Crash Here Too – Morrow County Plane Crashes1969-The Most Deadly Year – Auto Crashes in Morrow CountyFrom Air Raid Drills to Survival Under Atomic Attack–The History of Civil Defense in Morrow CountyMorrow County Communities, Neighborhoods and Post Offices in the 19th
by Donna Ufferman / on 29 June, 2022

Updated Family Histories

As of June 29, 2022 the Family Histories Section of our library has been updated, cataloged and published under Library Holdings. Please check it out. Just one more source to assist in your research.
by Donna Ufferman / on 30 January, 2021


Your tombstone stands among the rest
by Donna Ufferman / on 28 January, 2021

3 New Members of First Families of Morrow County

Due to the pandemic, we were unable to host our First Families of Morrow County induction ceremony in 2020. But, at this time, we want to recognize the three 2020 inductees and their proven pioneers. Devera Dawn Ritz of Bellville, Ohio is member 211.
by Donna Ufferman / on 26 January, 2021

Our Beautiful Courthouse

Morrow County was one of the last counties to be created in the state. The architectural and construction work for the courthouse was awarded in April, 1852, on the best bid of $10,800 submitted by David Ault. Completed the following year was a striking
by Donna Ufferman / on 23 January, 2021

Is Something Missing at Glendale Cemetery?

Is something missing from the Glendale-Union Cemetery in Cardington? Oh yes, definitely! The Cardington Township Civil War Soldiers’ Monument is being restored. The Glendale-Union Cemetery Board along with a community of volunteers has resolved to fund the stabilization and restoration of the monument. The