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.

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

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

August 24
DGS Yard Sale -- at the Museum
The DGS Yard is part of the Museum Guild Sale Thursday, August 24th only! 9a - 5p  
September 28
The Good, the Bad, the Deviant: Researching Correctional Records - Jill Arnold
You may have a family story, newspaper article, or census record – something that indicates you ancestor may have spent time in prison. In "The Good, the Bad, the Deviant: Researching Correctional Records", archivist Jill Arnold, helps researchers navigate those records held by the Archives of Michigan to uncover information about ...
October 26
Blogging Your Memories - Laura Hedgecock
December 14
Christmas Memories and Heirlooms
Bring your most loved Christmas story, that one Christmas item that means a lot, or that one picture of Christmas past. This is a member participation event.
January 25
Grarm & Gramps Were From Canada,eh! - Diane Oslund
Diane Oslund points out what is available to the genealogist researching these distant shores. Especially emphasizes resources for the province of Ontario. Join us for "Gram & Gramps Were From Canada, eh?"