Dearborn Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1112    |    Dearborn, Michigan  48121-1112
Fairlane St Joseph Retreat

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.

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

January 26
Over Wayne County Way – Diane Oslund
Join us as Diane Oslund explores different ways of obtaining records from Wayne County that are available online and off with Over Wayne County Way!
February 23
Searching for Nannie B. -- Nancy Owen Nelson
Nancy Owen Nelson shares how she connected three generations of southern women in Searching for Nannie B.
March 23
Living on Cloud 9: Genealogy Beyond the Binder – Dan Earl
In this presentation, Dan Earl will compare several different cloud-based storage servers as well as a look at various ways to organize digital files to minimize space and find documents faster!  Join us for Living on Cloud 9: Genealogy Beyond the Binder.
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
Our Annual catered Heritage Dinner with presentation info to be announced. Dinner pricing and registration info will be announced in April.