Calhoun County, Michigan
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UPCOMING EVENTS OF THE CALHOUN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
All programs with an * are held at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS Church), 16036 Old 27 North, Marshall, MI. Meetings start at 7:00 pm, the fourth Tuesday of the month, except for December, July, and August. All meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brenda Leyndyke at MichiganCalhounGene@yahoo.com or at 269 275-0462.
*November 25-7:00 pm. Battle Creek Regional History Museum. Our area is rich in history and will soon have a place to exhibit it. Join Bob Holderbaum as he shares the vision for this Calhoun county area attraction and what collections will be a part of it. Join us to hear the breaking news about this local history resource.
December– No Meeting
*January 27-7:00 pm. Annual Show and Tell. Bring your latest success story, research find, family recipe, genealogy tip, tech gadget, newest resource, etc. and share with the group. This is a great opportunity to learn from others in a laid back and relaxing atmosphere
*February 24-7:00 pm. I’ll See You Again, Lady Liberty. Author Ernst Floeter of Grand Ledge, Michigan will be our guest speaker. Ernst will share his accounts of his boyhood in Nazi Germany and his time as a World War II German P.O.W. Ernst was a Prisoner of War held in Michigan, Illinois, and New Mexico. After the war ended, Ernst sailed from New York Harbor for Germany, but not before informing the Statue of Liberty that he would see her again. “I’ll See You Again, Lady Liberty” is the title of Ernst Floeter’s autobiography.
*March 24- 7 pm. Social Media for Genealogy. Chicago based social media specialist, Kirsten Agnello-Dean will help you discover new ways to improve your genealogy research by using social media. Did you know that there are over 3000 Facebook Groups dealing with Genealogy and Family History? Learn about Facebook Groups, Twitter, Pinterest and more as it relates to your family research.
*April 28-7 pm. Researching Michigan Ancestors Online- Kris Rzepczynski, Senior Archivist at Archives of Michigan, will share Michigan online genealogy resources as well as effective search strategies for Michigan research. Kris is one of our most requested speakers. He will share his vast knowledge of our home state and how to research in it.
*May 26-7 pm. Genealogy at Bentley Historical Library-Karen Jania, Head of Access and References Services at the University of Michigan’s Bentley Historical Library will be our guest speaker. Karen will share with the group the rich genealogy resources available at the Bentley and how to access them.
June 23-Computer Genealogy
with Shirley Hodges-Location to be announced. The number one most
requested speaker this year was Shirley Hodges.
Shirley, an Albion resident, is a local and regionally known
speaker having spoken at numerous lectures, seminars and workshops.
Her presentations are filled with information, examples, and
presentation will show attendees how to use the computer in their
June 23-Computer Genealogy with Shirley Hodges-Location to be announced. The number one most requested speaker this year was Shirley Hodges. Shirley, an Albion resident, is a local and regionally known speaker having spoken at numerous lectures, seminars and workshops. Her presentations are filled with information, examples, and humor. Shirley’s presentation will show attendees how to use the computer in their genealogical life
Please note: The Calhoun County Genealogical Society doesn't have a staff to answer inquiries, but we would like to help you, if possible. If you have research questions or need more information about genealogical research in Calhoun County, please send your request via email to MichiganCalhounGene@yahoo.com. Please allow two weeks for a response
Inclement Weather Policy-If Marshall
Public Schools are closed the day of the CCGS meeting, the CCGS
meeting will be cancelled.
Inclement Weather Policy-If Marshall Public Schools are closed the day of the CCGS meeting, the CCGS meeting will be cancelled.
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