Our next meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, November 24, 2019. For this meeting, we will return to the Dixboro United Methodist Church, 5221 Church St., Ann Arbor. The meeting will be held in the sanctuary. Our normal meeting location will be under renovation until next year. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Our speaker this month will be Judy Nimer Muhn.
"Beginning Your Research: Acadians and French-Canadians in North America"
From 1604, when the French began settling North America until today, with millions across the continent of French ancestry, learn about the records that will help you find your French connection. We'll discuss how French settlement formed a country and why we aren't a French-speaking nation.
Judy Muhn is a professional genealogist specializing in French-Canadian, Acadian, Native American and Michigan research. She is the Association for Professional Genealogists’ Professional Management Conference 2020 Coordinator, FGS 2019 & 2020 Conference Advertising Chair, and Corresponding Secretary for the Oakland County Genealogical Society.
Beginning at 3:15 pm.
"There Are No Dumb Questions in Genealogical Research"
Bring your genealogy questions to this popular annual class. Chances are that either our GSWC Member Panel or someone in the audience have an answer for you!
The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan
(GSWC for short) functions through volunteer efforts and welcomes anyone interested in genealogy and local history, whether beginning their family research or more experienced researchers.
for visiting the GSWC website. We hope your visit will help your research and you will return often.
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Our website features an extensive list of Washtenaw County and Michigan research links and resources; databases; indexes; a surname database; a catalog of over 2,000 books, cemetery records, and census records in our library; and a calendar of events.
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