May Meeting; Sunday May 23, 2021
Our May meeting will be a virtual meeting held on Zoom beginning at 1:30. A zoom link and information on how to join the meeting will be sent to members one week prior to the event. Non-members wishing to attend may send a request by May 20th to email@example.com.
Program: "Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching" by Thomas MacEntee
Feel like you've hit a brick wall with your research? Have you tried using cluster and collateral search strategies to look for an opening? Learn how researching those in-laws, "shirt tail cousins", friends, neighbors, and associates in your ancestors' network can pay off in ways you might not imagine.
Class: "There are No Dumb Questions in Genealogy" by GSWC Panel
Have a question you have always wondered about when doing your genealogy research? Get answers from our experienced panel. Submit your questions in advance or during the live session.
2020-2021 Lectures and Classes
Click here for information about our meetings and the meeting schedule through May 2021.
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.
To navigate easily on this site, and get the most benefit:
- Click on the Green Buttons on the left. Note that after you click, submenu items may appear below the button.
- Once you sign in as a member, further submenu items will appear below Members and Washtenaw Research.
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.
For HELP with your Washtenaw County research, use the "Research Requests” button on the left.
We encourage you to become a MEMBER
. (Click here to join
). Your membership in the GSWC will help you further your research goals and will also help GSWC in its important work of collecting and preserving Washtenaw County’s family history and heritage.
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