Who We Are
The Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society (CVGS) is a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society(OGS). We are a non-profit organization incorporated in 1989 under the IRS code 501(c)(3) serving Independence, Brecksville, and adjoining communities in the Cuyahoga Valley area.
“Serving the Needs of Genealogists in the Cuyahoga Valley and Beyond.”
What We Do
Our purpose is exclusively educational and is as follows:
- To aid and encourage persons in the researching, processing and recording of genealogical information and data.
- To assist individuals in tracing their ancestry and compiling family histories by means of lectures and educational workshops.
- To aid in the collection, indexing, preservation, and publication of the records of this and related areas of Ohio.
- To further support the objectives of the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS), and to encourage membership in both CVGS and OGS.