Tuesday, December 16, 2014

FGS Award of Merit: Jim Dempsey of Ohio

FGS Award of Merit: Jim Dempsey of Ohio via FGS.org.
FGS Award of Merit: Jim Dempsey of HCGS.
At the 2014 FGS Conference in San Antonio, the Award of Merit was given to Jim Dempsey of Ohio. Jim is a member and volunteer with FGS member society, Hamilton County [Ohio] Genealogical Society. Jim built a working relationship with the county's Probate Court and Recorder's Office to preserve their historical records. For more than a year, Jim coordinated a huge project with FamilySearch to digitize thousands of county records. He works 40+ hours most weeks on this project and is always on the hunt for additional records to digitize. He recently expanded his efforts to include the Common Pleas court records.

Visit the society’s website at http://hcgsohio.org/

Please consider nominating a deserving person, organization, or project for an award. Visit the FGS website http://fgs.org/ and click on Awards for the details of each award category and the nomination form. Awards will be presented at various times during 2015 but if you are interested in a nomination for an award to be presented at the next FGS conference, the deadline is 1 January 2015. The next conference will be held 11-14 February 2015 in Salt Lake City in conjunction with RootsTech. Details are on the FGS website and everyone is welcome! Register now.

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