Dearborn Genealogical Society
Dearborn Genealogical Society


The Society shall promote and encourage an interest in genealogy, history, and biography among its members and the general public.

Objectives of the Society shall be to:

  • Locate, publish, and safeguard public and private genealogical records.
  • Encourage and instruct others in genealogical research through individual mentoring, the sharing of information, workshops, and other educational means.
  • Procure and/or distribute genealogical or historical material for educational purposes, the proceeds of which, if any, are to be used exclusively for the expressed purpose of this organization.

The Society shall be organized and operated as a non-profit organization, according to Section 501 (c)(4) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

Operating Year: July 2016 - June 2017

Executive Board
President: Laurine Griffin
Vice President & Program Chair: Edward Maurus
Secretary: Thomas Koselka
Treasurer: Wil Gertz
Committee Chairs
Hospitality: Kathleen Gapa
Publications: Patricia Gee
Publicity: Nancy Taylor
Appointmented Positions
Archivist & Ancestor Charts: Ruth Rhodes
Dearborn Museum Guild Rep: Janet Schulz
Federation of Genealogical Soc: Thomas Koselka
Historian: Edward Maurus
Librarian: Nancy Taylor
Michigan Genealogical Council: Katherine Willson
Michigan Genealogical Council : Laurine Griffin
Newsletter Editor: Craig Yahnke
Query Research: Patricia Gee
Webmaster: Thomas Koselka