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Dearborn Genealogical Society

Dearborn, Michigan

2015-2016 Programs & Meetings

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Meetings are held at the
Cherry Hill Baptist Church
1045 N. Gulley, Dearborn Heights, 313-565-1460
on the 4th Thursday of the month, except as noted below.

6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:00 p.m. Program
8:15 p.m. Break
8:30 p.m. Discussion

    Thursday, September 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
    Seeking Ancestors with Seeking Michigan
    Jessica Harden

    This program will help audience members become more familiar with several types of records available at Seeking Michigan, and may introduce even seasoned researchers to some new leads. Jessica Harden will explain how to search for Michigan death records, Michigan state census records, and Civil War service records. The talk will also include an overview of Archives of Michigan subject guides and indexes available at Seeking Michigan.

    Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
    Ghost Hunting
    Susan L. Nenadic

    Just in time for Halloween, Susan will present her lecture "Ghost Hunting". She will explain the difficulties of researching the history of women.

    Thursday, December 10, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
    (NOTE: 2nd Thursday this month)
    Heirlooms and Memories 2
    DGS members

    Once again our members will have the opportunity to share family memories or bring a family heirloom from the past. There will be a sign-up sheet at prior meetings.

    Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    The Keepers
    Diane Oslund

    Items you never, never throw away. Let's delve into what you already have and decide what you must pass on to the younger generations.

    Thursday, February 25, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    Writing Genealogy Research into a Family Narrative
    Stephanie Kadel Taras, PhD

    Through her company, Time Pieces, Stephanie will explain how she has interviewed family elders and helped save their life stories in heirloom quality books.

    Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    (NOTE: 3rd Thursday this month)
    Using the National Archives for Military Records
    Lisa A Lark

    Author of two books, "There and Back" and "All They Left Behind", Lisa will include information on accessing military service records.

    Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    Funeral Home Records; They're Dying to Meet You
    Dan Earl

    Dan will speak on how to access funeral home records in your research.

    Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
    (NOTE: 2nd Thursday this month)
    50th Anniversary Heritage Dinner at 6:00 p.m.
    Make your reservations today. Join us for dinner and an evening of fun! Catered dinner cost is $15.
    (doors open at 5:15 p.m.)

    Margaret Mitchell and Gone With the Wind
    Kathleen Marcaccio

    Kathleen Marcaccio is a renowned expert on "Gone With the Wind" and author Margaret Mitchell. She will share some of her large collection of "Gone With the Wind" ephemera with attendees and speak of Margaret Mitchell's family history.


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