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.

October 3rd 2020 Meeting (held virtually)

Our Ancestors Experience During the 1918 Pandemic
by Michelle Spencer
If your family was living in North America or Europe during Word War I, it is likely they were touched by the “Spanish Flu” pandemic. Michelle Spencer will dive into our ancestors’ experience during the pandemic.
Michelle Spencer is a professional genealogy researcher who enjoys putting family history into the context of history. She is the founder of Roma Mary Grace Historical Research doing history and genealogy research for three decades. Michelle has been a researcher for the PBS show Finding Your Roots and for the TLC series Who Do You Think You Are.
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!*

Genealogy Standards Special Interest Group Meeting
Evening: Future dates TBA  6PM-8PM        
Daytime:  Future dates TBA 1PM-3PM
Please see the Members section for  further details
DNA Special Interest Group Meeting

Future dates TBA  1PM-3PM
Please see the Members section for further details
Writers Special Interest Group Meeting
September 15, 2020   7PM 
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.

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

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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