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Monday, December 4
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 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, December 14
Christmas Memories and Heirlooms  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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.


Wednesday, December 20
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 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, January 6, 2018
Scandalous Ancestors: Tracking Black Sheep Family Members - Jessica M. Trotter  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
10:30 am
Explorer's Room, Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
This presentation provides ideas and suggested resources for tracing "scandalous" ancestors and includes a case study featuring an unreliable ancestor whose story seems to begin in 1860s Detroit.


Thursday, January 25, 2018
Gram & Gramps Were From Canada,eh! - Diane Oslund  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Caroline Kennedy Library, 24590 George Street, Dearborn Heights, Michigan 48127
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?"



Saturday, February 10, 2018
Beginning Your Hungarian Research - Dan Earl  (Detroit Soc for Gen Research)
10:30 am
Explorer's Room, Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan
Have a Hungarian ancestor but not sure how to get started? This lecture will teach you how. We will cover different record sets available on both sides of "the pond;" as well as look at historical information that is essential for Hungarian researchers to know.


Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.  



Saturday, March 10, 2018
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, 2018
The Next Generation: Igniting the Spark in Tomorrow's Genealogist - Daniel Earl  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Location: TBA
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.



Saturday, April 14, 2018
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.


Thursday, April 26, 2018
Colonial New England - Cynthia Grostick  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
7:00 pm
Location: TBA



Thursday, May 17, 2018
Annual Heritage Dinner  (Dearborn Genealogical Society)
6:00 pm
Carl E. Stitt Post 232 American Legion Hall, 23850 Military Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Program TBA
Additional information will be available in late March.



Saturday, June 9, 2018
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.