And There I Take My Stand: Women’s Suffrage in Michigan

Virtual

A celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with an overview of historical contributions from Michigan’s passionate and determined citizens. Check back for meeting registration link a week before the meeting.

Helpful Sources for African-American Genealogy

Searches for African American ancestors on most of the well-known genealogy platforms such as Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com often lead to dead ends, particularly for those who lived only in what became the Confederate States of America. However, there are records from the Freedman’s Bureau, AfriGeneas.com and even Canadian records that can be extremely helpful. Speaker: …

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Society Board Meeting

A board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 11, 2022  at 7 p.m. Whether the meeting will be in person or Zoom has yet to be determined. Please check back for more information.

Where are the Early Dead of Detroit?

OCGS Vice President, Derek Blount will present a review of the early cemeteries of Detroit and what happened to them, and the people buried there.