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4/11/21018--New Index to Acorns To Oaks in the main menu item "Free information & Data" on the left menu. Thanks to the Detroit Society For Genealogical Research for allowing us to use their programming, and to Jim Jackson who provided a CVS file of his index to issues 1-30. Pam Warren has indexed issues 31-38. We will need volunteers to add indexes to future issues to the online index. Members who discover a name of interest in the index may view the issue my signing in to our member's area, where our back issues are posted.
New records in the member's area on 3/1/2018: volumes 27-38 of of Acorns to Oaks.
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The Oakland County (Michigan) Genealogical Society was founded in 1977 and is a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. Donations, gifts and legacies are deductible.  The Society promotes and encourages an interest in genealogy and related fields among its members and the general public. Read more about OCGS.

The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, except November, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 North Adams Troy, MI 48098 (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads). The November meeting is a joint meeting with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and is held on a Saturday, with a social hour with refreshments at 11 a.m. The church has a flat entrance and ample lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome. You can access our meeting schedule here.

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OCGS is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

September 29th
DNA Special Interest Group
Experience the beginning of a new quarterly special interest group of the Oakland County Genealogical Society. At this first meeting, learn the basics of autosomal DNA matching and apply it to genealogy. Dr. James Sims, an expert in the use of DNA for family research, will share genetic genealogy concepts ...

October 2nd
Open House & Help Night
Bring your questions, bring your laptops, and bring your friends as we have our inaugural meeting at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.  Experienced researchers will be available to answer your questions whether they are about sources in a specific locality or that one item that might crumble your brick wall.   ...

October 20th
Peter Robinson Settlements
Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan   Saturday, October 20, 2018 1:30 p.m.   Peter Robinson Settlements 1823 & 1825, a British and Canadian Experiment by Derek Blount   at the Gaelic League of Detroit 2068 Michigan Avenue Detroit, MI 48216     Derek Blount has been researching my family ...