Our next meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, March 24, 2019 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 will be GSWC member Katherine Willson.
"Our European Immigrant Ancestors' Voyage To America "
Learn about your ancestors’ voyage to America, and how those journeys changed from the 18th century through the 20th century. How did our ancestors prepare for the journey? What immigration restrictions and quota laws did they face? How were ports of departure and arrival chosen? What was the ticket cost? How long would the journey take, and what were the expected ship accommodations?
Beginning at 3:15 pm.
The Break-Out Groups will be having discussions on "Road Blocks" where participants will share current road blocks, or one they have overcome. The "When and Where" groups will talk about specific places or times they are researching, and then break into smaller groups.
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
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). 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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