New board members and officers were selected for 2013:
President – Donna Wendt exp 2014
Director: Linda Dubee exp 2015
Director: Lois Durr exp 2015
Many thanks for the fine work of out going President, Bobby Stevens and Vice-President, Tom Bopp.
Committee are: Blog: Donna Wendt / Community Contact: Martha Reamy / Hospitality: Loise Chung / Membership/Refreshment list: Linda Dubee / Newsletter: Lois Durr / Website: Jan Williams
Visitors provided interesting research challenges they had: John Belcher from Australia (heard of our Society from U H Hamilton Library) and Kurt and Fa’a Richter (she is from Tonga) - ( heard about us at Scot Festival 2012) -Kurt and Fa'a decided to became members.
|John Belcher explaining his family|
|Kurt and Fa'a Richter our newest members|
Lois Durr gave a biography of her GGGrandfather William G. Pierce b. 1805 in NH and who settled in Defiance co., Ohio in 1833. Her interesting presentation had emphasis on westward migration to Ohio: “Ohio Pioneers – Gateway to the West”.
|Lois Durr in pioneer cap discussing her Pierce ancestors of Defiance Co., Ohio|