30th Anniversary as a Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical SocietyThe Butler County Chapter of The Ohio Genealogical Society was formed in 1977 and then it became a chapter of the OGS in 1978. At the 2008 OGS Luncheon President Jean Nathan and Vice President Pam White accepted a certificate from the OGS commemorating the Society’s 30th anniversary as a chapter.

The mission of our Society is:

  • To create a website as a means of sharing information about our County and its rich genealogical history.
  • To support the objectives of the Ohio Genealogical Society.
  • To create and build an interest in preserving and collecting historical records of this and related areas.
  • To encourage active membership in this chapter and in The Ohio Genealogical Society.
  • To take an active part in collecting records and making them available for use in research.
  • To educate individuals in research methods.
  • To aid individuals in their research.
  • To publish, if advisable, genealogical materials compiled by the Chapter members, and to copyright this material when necessary.
  • To support family research at the Butler County Records Center and Archives in Hamilton, Ohio.

Contact us if you have any questions.


President: James Dowler
Vice-President: Debbie Newman
Treasurer: Sharon Williams
Recording Secretary: Nancy Porter


Membership Chairman: Nancy Porter
Public Relations Chairman: James Dowler
Educational Programs Chairman: James Dowler
First Families Chairman: Vacant
Webmaster: James Dowler