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Newspaper Archive Labor Day Special

Note: this refers to a paid site. OCGS does not specifically recommend this site, but is sharing information about the databases it contains. Newspaper Archive has a Labor day special through September 7, 2021 A year’s access to the site is $109.90 and a 6 month subscription is $59.95. The content available for Michigan is …

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Oakview Cemetery Interments Database Corrected

The database links have been corrected and now link to the correct detail. I appreciate the member who let me know about this error so I could correct it.  Members may access the database at this link.

Oakview Interments

The database is being reconfigured due to errors. Please bear with us until complete.

Meeting Information and Membership Renewal

This is the time of year when we traditionally send a membership renewal mailing by USPS. Since this service is increasing more expensive the board has elected to send most renewal notices by email.  You may download a membership form to mail in if you do not wish to renew online by PayPal or credit …

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MGC Fall Virtual Family History Seminar with Bernice Alexander Bennett

Saturday, September 18, 2021 MGC Fall Virtual Family History Seminar with Bernice Alexander Bennett 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Virtual seminar Award-winning author, genealogist, talk show host and storyteller, Bernice Alexander Bennett will be our speaker. Bennett is the recipient of the first Ida B. Wells Service Award from the Sons and Daughters of …

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Library of Michigan Open to Researchers by Appointment

Read the announcement and restrictions here: https://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/0,9327,7-381-93136-522515–,00.html Happy researching!

Email Communication

We are transitioning to MailChimp for most email communication. You may receive renewal notifications from the website, but all other email will come from MailChimp. The email you receive from MailChimp may include meeting notices, information about the Society, or other information of interest to researchers of Oakland County ancestors. There is an unsubscribe link …

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Acorns to Oaks

Volume 43 #3 of Acorns to Oaks has been sent to the printer and will be mailed within 7 business days to those who were active members on July 19, 2021. The Quarterly is sent by Bulk Mail, so may take a week or so to reach you.

New Website

Welcome to our new website. Things look a bit different here; we are happy to say that our new site is mobile friendly. When our previous service was sold to new ownership, we decided to strike out on our own. We are adding information to member records as quickly as we can, since some data …

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2021-22 Program Schedule

The Schedule is coming together nicely, thanks to VP Derek Blount. Watch for meeting information to be posted on the Meetings and Events page soon.