Lineage Family Specifications

Lineage Index     History

  • Pioneer Families: Any member of the Darke County Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, who is a direct descendant of an individual who settled in the area currently or once defined as Darke County, by 31 December 1830, may become a member of Pioneer Families of Darke County, upon acceptance of membership and dues, and acceptance of application and fee, with proof of such descent.                                                                                                                  
  • First Families: Any member of the Darke County Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, who is a direct descendant of an individual who settled in the area currently or once defined as Darke County, by 31 December 1850, may become a member of First Families of Darke County, upon acceptance of membership and dues, and acceptance of application and fee, with proof of such descent.
  • Civil War Ancestor(s): Any member of the Darke County Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, who is a direct descendant of an individual who served from Darke County in the Civil War (1861-1865), proof of service required, may become a member of Civil War Ancestors of Darke County, upon acceptance of membership and dues, and acceptance of application and fee, with proof of such descent
  •  Century Ancestor(s): Any member of the Darke County Genealogical Society, a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, who is a direct descendant of and individual who was in Darke County, from  01 January 1851 to present date minus 100 years, may become a member of Century Ancestors of Darke County, upon acceptance of membership and dues, and acceptance of application and fee, with proof of such descent.