You Might Not Be Who You Think You Are

You Might Not Be Who You Think You Are

By GCPL Genealogist Cheryl McClellan Genealogy research can lead to surprising discoveries about your family. Parma, Ohio native, Gail Lukasik, discovered in 1995, while researching census records, that her grandfather was black. Her mother had kept this fact hidden...
School Records

School Records

With the new school year upon us, GCPL Genealogist Cheryl McClellan, wrote this blog post about hunting for school records. Read more of her posts here. School bells are ringing in Geauga County. Drop by the Chardon Library to see the Geauga County Genealogical...
Heritage Quest Online

Heritage Quest Online

Heritage Quest Online, dubbed “Ancestry.com lite”, is one of the genealogy databases GCPL subscribes to for patron use. The database is owned by Ancestry.com and shares many of its resources, including complete U.S. Census records (1790 – 1940). However, unlike...