Dearborn Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1112    |    Dearborn, Michigan  48121-1112
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Welcome! Dearborn Genealogical Society

The Dearborn Genealogical Society serves the Cities of Dearborn and Dearborn Heights in Wayne County, Michigan and the surrounding area.
Founded in 1966, the Dearborn Genealogical Society recently celebrated 50 years of serving genealogists in the community and those with roots in the Dearborn, Springwells, Greenfield, Fordson, and the Dearborn Township area.

Help Wanted

The Dearborn Genealogical Soicety is seeking an editor for our quarterly newsletter.  Please contact our current newsletter editor, Katherine R. Willson for details.

Yard Sale
2017 DGS Annual Yard/Garage Sale  

Cleaning out a closet, basement, attic, garage, or the house?
Please donate your unwanted items for the upcoming Dearborn Genealogical Society Yard sale.  For drop-off or pick-up info: contact  
This year the sale will be held June 22-24, 2017.

New at the Dearborn Public Library

Now available at the Dearborn Public Library for on-site use -- and in home use with your Dearborn Public Library card! Every page in every issue printed of the Detroit Free Press!

DGS Meetings Return to McFadden-Ross

Dearborn Genealogical Society monthly meetings will be returning to the McFadden-Ross House, 915 South Brady at Garrison, just north of Michigan Avenue, in September 2016.

Newsletter information

The Society publishes a newsletter quarterly (September, December, March, and June) which includes genealogical news, historical articles, new book notes, queries, and special features. Members are encouraged to submit items for publication.

Mail newsletter items to:
Newsletter Editor
P.O. Box 1112
Dearborn, MI 48121-1112

or email to

Michigan Genealogical Council
Michigan Genealogical Council Federation of Genealogical Societies War of 1812 Contributor

April 27
WWI and WWII Records -- Cynthia Grostick
Do you have ancestors that have served in either of the great wars?  Join us as Cynthia Grostick delivers a presentation on WWI and WWII Records, to discover what records you can find for this time period regarding our ancestors that served.
May 18
Heritage Dinner - Better Made in Michigan
Our Annual catered Heritage Dinner always features a unique program.  We are now taking dinner reservations; cost of the Heritage DInner is $20.00. This year, please join us as Karen Dybis, author of "Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit’s Best Chip" is our presenter.  The dinner begins at 6:00 ...
September 28
October 26
December 14