Northville Genealogical Society

Serving Northville, Canton, Livonia, New Hudson, Novi, Plymouth, South Lyon,

Walled Lake,Westland, and Wixom


2013-2014 Programs and Events

We meet on the second Sunday of the month (unless noted) in the Carlos Meeting Room of the Northville District Library (212 W. Cady Street, 248-349-3020).

1:15 - Roundtable Discussions led by our Members
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 - Speaker


September 8

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – My Coolest Find
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 - Members' Show and Tell


October 13


1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Hamburg Passenger Lists and Steve Morse ED Finder
2:30 – General Meeting
3:00 - The Detroit River: Dynamic Maritime Highway
Speaker – Joel Stone



Saturday, October 26 - 10 am - 3 pm - Beginning Genealogy Class at Novi Public Library

Learn the basics of genealogy from experienced members of the Northville Genealogical Society. Lunch will be around noon. Bring your own lunch, and we'll continue with computer lab and hands-on help from the pros.

Novi Public Library
45225 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Novi, MI 48375

FREE – you must register to reserve your seat. Call 248-349-0720



November 10


1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Manage your photos with Picasa 3
2:30 – General Meeting
3:00 - An Introduction to Polish Research
Speaker – Jan Zaleski


December 1


Christmas Lunch - time and place to be determined

January 12


1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Deltiology (Huh??)
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 - Tax Records & Genealogy - What can you find by researching taxes?
Speaker – Al Wakenhut

February 9

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Why Can’t I Find Grandpa?
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 – Irish Research - Accessing Irish Records from North America
Speaker - Dick Doherty


 

Saturday, March 8, 10 - 3 pm
Beginner Genealogy Class - Northville District Library

If you have wanted to learn how to start your genealogy research, this is the class for you!
The instructor will teach you the basics. Lunch will be around noon. Bring your own lunch, and we'll continue with computer lab and 'hands-on'help from experienced members of the Northville Genealogical Society.

Northville District Library
212 West Cady
Northville, MI 48167

FREE, but you must call 248-349-3020 to reserve a seat.



March 9


1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Brick Walls
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 – Brick Walls – Hands On Help
Speaker – Linda Last

 

April 13

1:15 - Roundtable Discussion – Google Books
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 - Headstone Restoration & Historic Cemetery Preservation
Speaker - Gregg King

May 4


1:15 - Roundtable Discussion - Family Tree Maker: More than a Shoe Box
2:30 - General Meeting
3:00 - DNA Research…How to Identify Ancestors and Confirm Relationships Through DNA Testing.  A Plain-English Overview for Genealogists, Adoptees and Everyone Else
Speaker - Richard Hill

June 1


1:30 - "Ice Cream Social, Auction, and Annual Meeting at Mill Race Village - Cady Inn"
Bring a topping of chocolate, caramel, nuts, or fruit, cookies, drinks, etc. to share.
For the auction, bring one item concealed in a bag and lots of quarters for bidding.