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.


2020 DGS Writing Contest

The Dearborn Genealogical Society will begin its 54th year with a Family History Story Contest.
Contest Guidelines:
  1. Please submit stories by mail, email, or in person at a meeting.
  2. By submitting a contest entry, the author agrees to have the story printed in the DGS Newsletter.
  3. Story Length:  500 words or less.
  4. The author’s name, address, email/ phone number should be included with the entry.
  5. A picture may be submitted with the entry.
  6. After a panel judges the stories, cash prizes with be awarded at the May Heritage Dinner. 1st place - $50 + one year DGS membership  2nd place - $30  3rd place - $20
  7. Entries are due by Friday, April 17th, 2020.
Suggested Topics:  
  • The Good Old Days (1920—1960)
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Teachers in Your Tree
  • A Woman’s Story  (mother, grandmother, aunt, daughter, niece, cousin)
  • A Man’s Story  ( father, grandfather, uncle, son, nephew, cousin)
  • The Old Stomping Grounds
  • A Trip to the “Old Country” or homestead
  • Other?  Your Choice


Meeting location!

The Dearborn Genealogical Society meets at the Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights. Please check the website prior to a meeting or program to verify the meeting location.
 
 
 


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 info@dgsmi.org



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


Events
January 13
Genealogy Help at the Library
Are you interested in exploring your family's past? Members of the Dearborn Genealogical Society will once again be available to help you research your family using ancestry.com and other websites. Our members will be on site at the John F Kennedy Public Library to help you use resources available at the library ...
January 23
They Came by Sail and Steam - Derek J Blount
January 29
Genealogy Help at the Library
Are you interested in exploring your family's past? Members of the Dearborn Genealogical Society will once again be available to help you research your family using ancestry.com and other websites. Our members will be on site at the John F Kennedy Public Library to help you use resources available at the library ...
February 12
Genealogy Help at the Library
Are you interested in exploring your family's past? Members of the Dearborn Genealogical Society will once again be available to help you research your family using ancestry.com and other websites. Our members will be on site at the John F Kennedy Public Library to help you use resources available at the library ...
February 24
Genealogy Help at the Library
Are you interested in exploring your family's past? Members of the Dearborn Genealogical Society will once again be available to help you research your family using ancestry.com and other websites. Our members will be on site at the Caroline Kennedy Public Library to help you use resources available at the library to ...