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Oakland County Genealogical Society


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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.

Meeting handouts are available for download in the member's area. If you are not a member, and recently attended a meeting and did not receive a handout, please contact Derek Blount with the date of the meeting and topic. Please note that some speakers prohibit electronic distribution of their handouts.

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

March 17th
Spring Forward in your Research - Presented by the Farmington Genealogical Society
Katherine Willson is the speaker. Please refer to the attached file for detailed information and registration.   Download the flyer here.  

March 24th
Moments of There Lives -- Presented by the Lake Havasu Genealogical Society.
Download a flyer here.    

April 3rd
I have my DNA Results--What Comes Next?
Jim Sims, PhD. “I have my DNA Results--What Comes Next?”. This talk focuses on using the online tools provided at DNA testing vendor web sites to understand your autosomal DNA matches. The target audience includes people who have a DNA result and some experience using a DNA testing vendor ...