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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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Join our Board

Hi folks. We are looking for a few good people to join our board. We could use help in a variety of ways, including publicity and programming. We are a easy going bunch who work together. Message us to explore opportunities! Info@ocgsmi.org or president@ocgsmi.org.

The Fox Wars: Conflict in the Middle Ground– November 11, 2023

The handout has been posted in the Member’s Area of our website at: https://ocgsmi.org/meeting-handouts/ You will need to log in to download / view the handout. When logged in, search for November 2023, or November, or 2023 and scroll to the meeting description to download. During the heyday of the French at Fort Detroit, a …

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Our Meeting on October 3 is Canceled

Due to circumstances beyond our control, our October 3 meeting is canceled. Plan to join us in person or by Zoom  on Saturday,  November 11 for our joint meeting with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research.

2023-24 Program Schedule

Our 2023-24 program schedule is complete and posted under events. You may download and print a a program schedule here. Please read a message from our President, Judy Nimer Muhn which is posted here. Our meetings are held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd. (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads), Troy, …

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2023 Barbara J. Brown Family History Seminar

The Michigan Genealogical Council and the Archives of Michigan will present the Seminar June 23 from 1 p.m. to June 24 at 4 p.m. Each summer, the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council host a seminar to promote family history awareness and teach genealogy research skills. The Abrams Foundation generously supports the event …

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Early New England Research

Early New England Research Laressa Northrup will present an overview of immigration to New England prior to the Revolutionary war. Coverage will include general statistics, information on various jurisdictions in New England, and types of records to search for. Find out where immigrants to New England came from and unique records that were kept during …

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If you are Interested in Researching Veterans

My name is Jennifer Holik. I’m a Chicago area WWI/WWII researcher and genealogist. In 2024 we honor and remember our WWII veterans and war dead during the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. If you are seeking WWII programming, I have what you need. I’m now booking through 2024, individual programs, half-or full-day seminars, and study groups …

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