Our Quaker Ancestors: Their History and the Records They Left

Virtual

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 members of the community were publicly discussed and recorded, and as they came to believe that slavery was evil their records on Quakers who kept slaves became extensive. Learn about the history of these pioneering Americans and …

Continue reading

Free

OCGS Board Meeting

Virtual

Currently schedule as virtual. Board members will receive a Zoom link in advance. Members who wish to attend should email info@ocgsmi.org with their request.