Northland Genealogical Society
Northland Genealogy Society
**Until further notice all meetings / programs will be held virtually.**
Members should receive information to join a meeting automatically via email before the date of the event.

December 4, 2021 Meeting (held virtually)

Valor Awards for WWI Veterans
Presented by Dr. Timothy Westcott
 A Valor Medals Review Project and Task Force made up of researchers and historians is performing a systematic investigation of World War I American soldiers, who may have been overlooked for high-valor awards at the time based on race or religion. Dr. Westcott will discuss the project, collecting digitizing Great War artifacts, and facilitating educational programming in partnership with Park University. An online servicemember database can be accessed at
Dr. Timothy Wescott is an Associate Professor of History at Park University and Chair of the Department of History, Political Science and Inter-disciplinary Studies.
He is Director for the George S. Robb Centre for the Study of the Great War.
If you are not currently a member but would like to attend, 
please email for the access information prior to the date of the event.

*Special Interest Groups Are Starting Again!*
**>>>Brand New Special Interest Group<<<**
Lineage Application Special Interest Group
Learn how to prepare a successful lineage application, using the guidelines of the Missouri State Genealogical Association’s (MoSGA) First Families Certificate Program as an example.
Next Meeting November 1, 2021  7PM Via ZOOM
If interested in joining please contact Mary Celeste at
Please see the Members section for  further details
Genealogy Standards Special Interest Group Meeting
November 10th  10AM 
Please see the Members section for  further details
DNA Special Interest Group Meeting
Evening meeting:  October 18, 2021 7PM
Day meeting: Ocotober 19, 2021 10AM  
Please see the Members section for further details
Writers Special Interest Group Meeting
Via Zoom
Please see the Members section for  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.

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.