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Our June Meeting Will Be Hybrid

“Finding Courage to Accept the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected in your Family History” We hope all our local members will join us on June 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 5500 N Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098. We will be “broadcasting” via Zoom for our more distant members. A case …

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Our Quaker Ancesters

  Quakers were among the earliest settlers in North America and as they moved west, they were often the earliest settlers in newly-opened territory. Quakers were amazing record-keepers. Not only did they record births, marriages, and deaths, they kept extensive records on those who came into their local meetings and those who left. Transgressions by …

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Acorns to Oaks Volume 45 Issue 2

Acorns to Oaks Issue 45-2 is Available Members may download Acorns to Oaks from the member area of the website. You must be a current member and log in to download this issue and any of the back issues. If you are a current member and do not remember your password, please use the FORGOT …

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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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