About Us

Wayne County Genealogical Society

The society promotes genealogy study, research and education. To publish genealogical material and support the objectives of the OGS. Encouragement in First Families of Ohio (FFO) and Pioneer Families of Wayne County.

The Wayne County Genealogical Society does not have our own library. When visiting the county for genealogy research, a good place to start is the Wayne County Public Library in Wooster, OH. The Genealogy and Local History Department has some 5,880 volumes, 3,900 I.G.I. fiche, 1,600 Probate fiche and more than 4,200 reels of microfilm. Over 870 published histories and 2,800 family papers have been donated by researchers. Staff members will help you by phone at (330) 262-0916 ext. 4670.