March Meeting; Sunday March 28, 2021

Our March  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 March 25th to info@washtenawgenealogy.org. 

Program: "Immigration and Naturalization Records" by Jeff Mason 

Do you wonder what foreign lands your ancestors came from? How did they get here and why did they come? Learn what records to look for and where to find them to answer these questions. Gain the tools necessary to launch you on your quest.

Class: "Using the Quantity of Shared DNA to Answer Genealogical Questions" by Dr. James Sims

Learn how the quantity of autosomal DNA shared can help you understand your matches and can help you answer certain genealogical questions.



2020-2021 Lectures and Classes

Click here for information about our meetings and the meeting schedule through May 2021.


Welcome!


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.
 
THANK YOU for visiting the GSWC website. We hope your visit will help your research and you will return often.
 
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