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Thursday, February 22
Our People Were Farmers - Dan Fantore  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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 Rural Inventory, and Centennial Farms.   
 
We will also have our DNA Group pre-meeting from 6:15-6:45.  This month we will discuss some of the third party DNA tools and how they may be able to assist your research 


Genealogy Help at the Library
Wednesday, February 28
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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 further your family history research.



Genealogy Help at the Library
Monday, March 5
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
John F Kennedy, Jr Library, 24602 Van Born Rd, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48125
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 further your family history research.


Saturday, March 10
Introduction to Italian Genealogy - Dan Fantore  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
10:30 am
Explorer's Room, Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
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 records for births, marriages, processetti, and deaths. Italian naming practices, Italian genealogical vocabulary, and Internet resources for Italian research will be reviewed. Audience members may present Italian challenges or brick walls for case studies.


Thursday, March 22
The Next Generation: Igniting the Spark in Tomorrow's Genealogist - Daniel Earl  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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 generation of genealogists to get involved now. Dan will share personal experiences from his own life and how he has used these tools with his own kids and teens from his community as well as use his professional background in developmental psychology to look at ‘peak’ times to involve your family.


Genealogy Help at the Library
Wednesday, March 28
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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 further your family history research.



Genealogy Help at the Library
Monday, April 2
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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 further your family history research.


Saturday, April 14
Genealogical Research in the United Kingdom - Derek Blount  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
10:30 am
Explorer's Room, Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
Derek Blount has been researching his family tree for over 29 years. His genealogy research can now trace his family back before the Norman Conquest (1066 A.D.) Mr. Blount has traveled extensively around the U.S., Canada, and England in search of ancestors. He has wandered many cemeteries to dig up ancestors (not literally, of course). Mr. Blount will share his knowledge and experiences focusing on research in the United Kingdom.


Genealogy Help at the Library
Wednesday, April 25
Genealogy Help at the Library  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
John F Kennedy, Jr Library, 24602 Van Born Rd, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48125
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 further your family history research.


Thursday, April 26
Colonial New England Research -- Cynthia Grostick  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
Do you have colonial ancestors from the states that make up what we call New England? If so, then this is the class for you. Learn about the resources available on both sides of the pond to help in researching your colonial ancestors. Join us as Cynthia Grostick presents Colonial New England Research.



Annual Heritage Dinner
Thursday, May 17
Annual Heritage Dinner  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
6:00 pm
Carl E. Stitt Post 232 American Legion Hall, 23850 Military Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Join us for a very enlightening and entertaining evening on The History of "Jacktown" Michigan's First State Prison. Judy Gail Krasnow, our presenter who resides at the Now Armory Arts Village sometimes called the Firery Redhead has a passion for storytelling. She gives tours of the prison giving the juicier stories of prison life.
 
Information on the actual dinner (registration, menu, and cost) will be available in late March.



Saturday, June 9
DSGR Annual Bus Trip to Allen County Public Library with WWCGS  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
Join us for our annual trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Registration will be posted in the Spring of 2018.