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Lumber Barons and the Shanties that Worked for Them

Our next meeting is via Zoom on April 2, at 7 p.m. A historical look at the Michigan lumber industry and the men that worked for it. Available records to locate them will be discussed, and sources identified. Register in advance for the meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcuGhqTkoG9wUKJLziJqPlLsF0QrYC5Yo This program is scheduled to be Zoom only. We would …

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The Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan Webinar March 16

Beginning Irish Genealogy

Following the clues from your U.S. paper trail, this program will help show you different resources and examples of that paper trail and then we will talk about different Irish websites that will help you once you are researching over the pond. This is a virtual meeting via Zoom. The handout is available in the …

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1850 Agricultural Census for Oakland County

The 1850 Agricultural census for Oakland County was transcribed from microfilm by our members many years ago and published in Acorns to Oaks. A database derived from that transcription is has been posted in the members area. You need to be logged in to see the database.  Find it here.    

Acorns to Oaks Available in Print

We no longer print and mail  Acorns to Oaks to members but they may download each issue in the member’s area. Great news! We are making the current issue, and following ones available in a print version from Amazon Books. For those who prefer print, this is a great option. Prime members receive free shipping! …

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Beginning Irish Genealogy

Join us for our virtual program on March 5 at 7:00 p.m. Following the clues from your U.S. paper trail, this program will help show you different resources and examples of that paper trail and then we will talk about different Irish websites that will help you once you are researching over the pond. The …

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February Program – Finding Black Ancestors

Finding Black Ancestors: February6, 2024 at 7:00 via Zoom. The presentation discusses the unique challenges of African American genealogical research, sharing some of the relevant history and resources available to research. It includes a case study of researching freedom seekers (Underground Railroad), free blacks and enslaved persons. Our speaker is Rozlyn Kelly. This program is …

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The Polish Society of Michigan Webinar

Finding Family with DNA Testing

January 2 meeting 7:00 p.m. Zoom only Learn how adoptees and others find biological parents and siblings through DNA testing. Review the case that started it all and see today’s recommended strategies. View examples of surprise discoveries and see the tools used to identify relationships. Speaker Richard Hill was the first adoptee to identify my …

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December 5 Meeting and Handout

Magnificent Land Records and Where to Find Them Tuesday December 5, 2003, 7 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N Adams Road, Troy, Michigan You can download the handout in the member’s area now. Use this link and search for December 2023. The handout is available to logged in members only. You will be asked …

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