Dearborn Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1112    |    Dearborn, Michigan  48121-1112
Fairlane Detroit Arsenal in Dearborn

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.


New meeting location!

Beginning in September 2017, the Dearborn Genealogical Society will normally be meeting at the Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights. Please check the webiste prior to a meeting or program to verify the meeting location.
 
 
 


Now 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!
 


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
February 22
Our People Were Farmers - Dan Fantore
Dan Fantore will present Our People Were Farmers. Our people were farmers recognizes that most family historians find that their ancestors were farmers.  The presentation will talk about the pervasiveness of farming, sources for farming history including, Deeds, Plat maps, the Agricultural schedule of the US Census, the 1938 WPA ...
February 28
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 ...
March 5
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 ...
March 10
Introduction to Italian Genealogy - Dan Fantore
This presentation includes an overview of Italian immigration to the United States, Michigan, and Detroit. For those who do not know their Italian ancestral hometown, sources will be identified that aid in the location of the Italian hometown. Italian resources will be presented and explained including civil registration and church ...
March 22
The Next Generation: Igniting the Spark in Tomorrow's Genealogist - Daniel Earl
All genealogists are concerned about their ancestors, but what of their descendants? All of us should be interested in sparking the genealogy fires in our children and grandchildren. In The Next Generation: Igniting the Spark in Tomorrow's Genealogist, Daniel Earl will share five tools that will help to inspire the next ...