Northland Genealogical Society
Northland Genealogy Society

Genealogy Standards Special Interest Group Meeting
Evening: March 23rd  6PM-8PM        Daytime:  February 25th 1PM-3PM
Please see the Members section for meeting locations and further details
DNA Special Interest Group Meeting

March 26th (tentative) 1PM-3PM
Please see the Members section for meeting locations and further details
Writers Special Interest Group Meeting
January 23rd 2PM-4PM
Please see the Members section for meeting locations and further details
Special Interest Groups are a members only benefit.
If you are not a member yet, please consider joining! 
Non-members may attend one meeting to see if this is a group of interest. 
If you would like to attend a special interest group, please email for meeting details.

For additional meeting and program information
Regional and National Conferences
please see the
"Program and Events" link in the menu to the left.

March 7th Meegting

Divorce Records
by Lauri Jean Swett
If 50% of all marriages end in divorce, we will likely find them on our family trees. Learn to recognize the clues that point to a likely divorce, how to prove one happened and how to find the records.  Online and off-line resources will be discussed.
Lauri Jean is a professional genealogist.  She is a presenter, researcher, writer and volunteer.  She is a graduate of ProGen and has a certificate in Written Storytelling.  She volunteers at the Platte City Family History Center and is program chairman for the Heartland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.  Her ancestors have provided 40 years of research experience in the Midwest and Southern United States, Canada and Scandinavia.

Meeting Cancellation Notice

If bad weather forces us to cancel a meeting, that information will be posted on our website by 8 a.m. the day of the meeting.  In addition an e-mail will be sent to all of the members. The cancellation will be posted also on our Facebook page. 

Midwest Genealogy Center Event Calendar

Click here to take you to the Midwest Genealogy Calendar of Events.  In the right sidebar select "View by Subject", then in the drop box, select "Genealogy".  That will give you all of the workshops for the current month.  At the top, you can click on "next" by the name of the month to see what is happening next month.  Most events require registration even though they are free.  Registration information is located in the upper left corner.
Universal Class is an on-line learning class that has many subjects.  There is one on genealogy called Genealogy 101.  It has 13 lessons and 28 exams.  You will need your library card and to register for a free acoount.  Click here.


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