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by Donna Ufferman / on 30 January, 2021

DEAR ANCESTOR

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
by Donna Ufferman / on 23 January, 2021

November 21st – the Birth of Americanism

Although MCGS was unable to hold their Mayflower Meeting to honor the 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims arrival to America, attached is a copy of the Mayflower Compact, the first charter of a government of the people, by the people and for the people
by Donna Ufferman / on 22 January, 2021

Donation to MCGS

This beautiful framed Marriage Certificate along with countless family history records was donated to us by MCGS member Carol Shafto. Check out the artwork and photos of the bride and groom. On August 12, 1873, William S Teat married Elizabeth Ann Hickson, both of
by Donna Ufferman / on 14 January, 2021

Housecleaning 2021

Housecleaning and reorganizing are ongoing projects at MCGS during January 2021. Janet Rhodebeck is moving books to our new bookcases that were donated to us by the Morrow County History Center. After this pandemic has passed and we are able to open again, we