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Saturday, November 1 through Saturday, November 1
Michigan Genealogical Council and Archives of Michigan  (Michigan Genealogical Council)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Michigan Library and Historical Center, Lansing, Michigan
 
Keynote speaker: James M. Biedler, noted author and speaker on German research and Pennsylvania research. Biography here:  http://jamesmbeidler.com/bio.php Watch the MGC website (http://mimgc.org) for details.
 


Sunday, November 23
"Genealogical Research in Local Catholic Archives", presented by Heidi Christein  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan
Heidi’s talk will include a brief overview of the history of the Archdiocese of Detroit and its
predecessors; information about sacramental registers in general and what information can be found
in each type of register; where to find sacramental records; how to find records of priests and nuns;
what records the Archdiocese does not have; and finally, some other sources to help those doing
research on Catholic ancestors.
 


Sunday, November 23
"Problem Solving in Washtenaw County" presented by the GSWC Research Committee  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:30 pm
Have you ever wondered what genealogical resources are available in Washtenaw County? Members of the GSWC Research Committee will discuss what records are available and where to find them to help locate your ancestors within the county.
 
tds  8/12/14



Sunday, January 25, 2015
"Digital Archiving in Genealogy", presented by Mark Middleton  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan


Sunday, January 25, 2015
"How to Determine if a Document is Trustworthy", presented by Devan Donaldson, U of M  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan
Many of us have come across documents in our genealogy research, and had to decide whether or not they were authentic. Devan Donaldson, a Ph.D. student at the University of Michigan, is doing his thesis on what characteristics genealogists use to determine that a document is trustworthy. He will present his findings to us in this class.
 
tds  8/12/14



Sunday, February 22, 2015
"From Roots to Branches: The Life of Henry Ford", presented by Steven Stanford  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan
The man behind the Model T and $5 day comes into focus as we learn about the people closest to him in his life - his family.  Henry Ford's father and mother, his siblings, his wife, his son, and grandchildren all played important roles as Henry went from being a tinkerer to a tycoon.  The stories of these people help us understand more about Henry Ford than can be learned in the history books.  What of Henry's relationship with Evangeline Dahlinger?  This talk examines her importance in his life as well.
 
tds  8/13/14



Sunday, March 22, 2015
"The Underground Railroad in Washtenaw County", presented by Deborah Meadows of the AACHM  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan
Deborah Meadows, of the African American Cultural and Historical Museum of Washtenaw County, will present to us a history of the Underground Railroad in Washtenaw County, as well as an overview of the museum.
 
tds  8/13/14



Sunday, April 26, 2015
"Research in Ohio", presented by Diane VanSkiver Gagel  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Dr., Ypsilanti, Michigan
tds  8/25/14