Cincinnati Ohio Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 5505 Bosworth Pl Cincinnati, OH 45212-1203 United States
  • entrance is on the back side of the building. Door is marked - please ring bell for entrance.
  • Thursday night is "German Night". People can get help with German records, including German script. But please call before coming, to be certain our expert is there.
  • We also have a patron who can help people with Italian records, by appointment. Please call us if you are interested.
  • A HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE is in the front of the building. Please call us on your cell or smart phone, so we can come and open the door.
  • Language: English


  • 1-513-531-5624



FHC Director:

  • Doris Marie Ludwick

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00-9:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-2:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm


  • Closed all major holidays
  • Closed from Wednesday before Thanksgiving until the next Tuesday
  • Closed the last two weeks of December, until our first scheduled shift in the new year.

Other Closings:

  • Closed when Norwood school is closed due to inclement weather.

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Extensive collection of Hamilton County, Ohio and German microfilms on permanent loan.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

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Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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German speaking translator available most Thursday nights - please call to confirm.

Resources in the Local Area
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See Hamilton County, Ohio and Hamilton County, Ohio Resources.

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See Hamilton County, Ohio and Hamilton County, Ohio Resources .

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