October Meeting

Our next meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Education Center Auditorium of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at 5305 Elliott Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The meeting is free and open to the public. 
Our speaker this month will be Karen Krugman.
"Colonial Research in America"
Join us as well-known speaker Karen Krugman gives insight into researching your ancestors in COLONIAL RECORDS--what to expect, where to look, what you may or may not find.  She will also discuss the types of records that you may find and the repositories that may carry them.  
Karen Krugman has been researching professionally since 1998. Since 2002, she has been speaking to genealogy groups in the metro Detroit area as well as other areas of Michigan & Ohio. Her talks are given with a humorous spin that is unique to her. Societies she has held positions in include: Research Chair for the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, past Registrar of the Michigan UDC chapter, and past President of the Ford Genealogy Club. She has written five books based on her family history research and was co-author of The Ford Family Cemetery book. 
The class, beginning at 3:15 p.m. will be:
"Colonial Experiences"  presented by a GSWC Member Panel.
tds 9/27/18


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