Ohio Chapter Palatines to America German Genealogy Society, Box 302, Worthington, OH 43085

Ohio Chapter

Palatines to America German Genealogy Society

Researching All German Speaking Ancestry

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America

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  • Saturday, March 28, 2020
    March 28, 2020 OH Pal-Am German Community Forum, Census Records with Julie Callahan More Information

German Community
Forum Series every 4th Saturday 10am - Noon
September - May





Welcome to the Ohio Chapter of the Palatines to America

The Ohio Chapter of Palatines to America

Next Conference in Cincinnati with National

June 17-20, 2020

THE QUEEN CITY OF THE WEST WELCOMES PALAM - JUNE 17-20, 2020 AT THE HISTORIC NETHERLAND HILTON HOTEL, DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI, OHIO

National Conference online Registration Click Here

We research ALL German speaking Ancestry


The Ohio Chapter of Palatines To America (PAl-Am) is a regional German-American genealogical organization. It is part of The Palatines To America, a national genealogical society of persons researching German-speaking ancestry, with emphasis on European migration from the Germanic regions of Europe to North America (primarily the United States and Canada).

The Palatines To America German Genealogical Society was founded in 1975 with headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. National Library Collection is now housed in the Columbus Metropolitan Library on 96 S Grant Ave. in Columbus, Ohio 43215 temporarily at Former Whitehall Branch Library, 4371 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio. To contact the Ohio Chapter write to PO Box 302, Worthington, OH 43085.

Ohio Chapter Officers & Committee Members CLICK HERE.

Read the history of the Ohio Chapter PalAm CLICK HERE (PDF format).

Join Palatines to America Ohio Chapter

  • Learn from experienced researchers at our free workshops.
  • Participate in the German Community Forum Series
  • Attend German research seminars in the Spring and Fall
  • Read our quarterly newsletter - Palatine Heritage
  • Buy Ohio Chapter German genealogy publications.
  • Access our Members Only Section


Mission Statement
"Advance Knowledge"


  1. To further interest and study of German speaking immigration in Ohio.
  2. Encourage members to further research family histories in Ohio
  3. Promote information about life, times, and social life of German speaking emigrants and descendents.


Columbus Metropolitan Library

The Palatines to America’s collection of genealogy books is now housed in the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Please check with the library to confirm these times.
Hours: Mon-Thur: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Fri: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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