Awards & Honors

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2008 Chapter Awards & Honors

Chapter Member Honors and Awards

Two CVGS members were inducted into the First Families of Ohio, a lineage society of the Ohio Genealogical Society, at the 2008 Annual OGS Conference in Cincinnati. Midge Wood Cassidy and Betty Jo Wood Elenz were so honored for successfully filing an application for their Ohio ancestor, Andrew Dillow, who arrived in Brecksville before 1820.
Congratulations to Midge and Betty Jo!

Cemetery Book Wins OGS Award!

The Fellows and Awards Committee of the Ohio Genealogical Society informed the society in Spring 2008 that it had won the Lida Flint Harshman Award for its publication, Independence Township Cemeteries. This annual award was created to recognize outstanding books produced by an OGS chapter or special interest group of the society. CVGS Past President, Wally Huskonen and OGS District Trustee, Jean Barnes, accepted the award from OGS President Paul Morehouse at the 2008 OGS conference in Cincinnati.