The Orangeburgh German-Swiss Genealogical Society is a family history organization which promotes the collection and preservation of early records of the people of Orangeburgh Township, South Carolina and their descendants. It is eleemosynary, non-profit, non-political, and non-sectarian.
Posted: 08 Oct 2022
REMINDER: Annual Membership Meeting
The Annual Membership Meeting will be held today, Saturday October 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time). The meeting will be held via Zoom Teleconferencing. You will need a smartphone or computer to access the meeting.
You may JOIN THE MEETING by clicking here.
The minutes from last years Annual Meeting may be accessed here: 2021 Annual Meeting Minutes
Posted: 04 Oct 2022
Annual Membership Meeting
The Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday October 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time). The meeting will be held via Zoom Teleconferencing. You will need a smartphone or computer to access the meeting.
You may join the meeting on October 8 by clicking on this LINK.
Posted: 20 Sep 2022
Oktoberfest 2022 - Cancelled
Due to very low registration (8) for Oktoberfest by September 15, the Executive Board has decided to cancel this years In-Person Oktoberfest. We will instead be recording the presentations and will make them available on the website in late Oktober. Check back later for further details and information on the Annual Members meeting, which will be held via Zoom videoconferencing on October 8, 2022.
Posted: 27 Jul 2022
The Summer Newsletter was mailed out on July 27, 2022. If you didn't receive it, and your dues are paid current, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Newsletter ContentsCurrent issue: Summer 2022
- Newsletter Indexes
- Publication Store
- Research Resources
- Index of Colonial Land Records
- Orangeburgh E-mail Discussion Group
- Orangeburg Probate Court Index, 1865-1947New
- Links to Useful Web sites
- First Families of Orangeburgh - 61 family biographies online.
- Immigrants to South Carolina - some information on 96 additional families.
- Orangeburgh Migrations - Nineteenth Century migrations West.
- Orangeburgh District DNA Project - adding DNA to Genealogy
- German-Swiss Immigration
- Recruitment in Europe
- Orangeburgh Town Plan (SC Archives)
- South Carolina Town Plans - Dorchester, Orangeburgh, Saxe Gotha, etc. (SC Archives)
- Orangeburgh Citizens Petition
- The Early Orangeburgh Church by Lawton Salley
- Old Pioneer Graveyard
- The Evolution of Orangeburg County by A. S. Salley, Jr.