Regular meetings of The Society are open to the public and are held at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month from Oct. thru Dec.& from March thru June.  Meetings will be held  at the North High Business Center, 1487 North High St., Rt. 62, Hillsboro, Ohio.  Enter thru the doors on the right front of the building to get to the community meeting room. For further information about our organization, to become a member or to inquire on how to become a volunteer; please contact The Southern Ohio Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 414, Hillsboro, Ohio  45133                                  E-mail:

The  2022 SOGS Programs

September 29,2022 – 5:30 p.m. – Cemetery and Tombstone Restoration. John Glaze and John T. Willis, founders of Friends of Greenwood (FOG), will be presenting the program. (The Hillsboro Cemetery was originally named Greenwood Cemetery, thus the name of the group and acronym.) The program will be held at the Hillsboro Cemetery, so wear your comfortable shoes and clothes and bring a lawn chair.

October 13, 2022, 7:00 p.m. DNA Explained and Simplified – the program will be presented by Dana Palmer. This program will be held in the conference room of the Highland County Business Center, 1487 N. High Street, Hillsboro, Ohio.

November 10, 2022, 7:00 pm, Virginia Military District. To be held in the conference room in the Highland County Business Center. More details to follow.

December 8, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – Christmas Gathering and Dinner. Location and registration info in the Winter R. & S. Newsletter.