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Tuesday, March 7
Colonial Research in America  (OCGS Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098
Karen Krugman’s program focuses on the colonial era of our country. It will explore online resources and what to expect when trying to locate colonial era records.
 
The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June (except November) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd. (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads) Troy, MI 48098. The church has a flat entrance and ample, lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome.



Tuesday, April 4
Funeral Homes and Family History: They Are Dying to Meet You  (OCGS Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098
Daniel Earl is our speaker for this topic. Most genealogists know to look in a cemetery to find their ancestors, but what about the funeral home? Funeral home records can provide loads of genealogically rich information. This presentation will teach participants what types of records are typically found in funeral homes, how to locate these resources online and "in the field," as well as provide real life examples of how to search for ancillary clues in funeral home records
 
The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June (except November) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd. (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads) Troy, MI 48098. The church has a flat entrance and ample, lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome.



Tuesday, May 2
Ethics and Etiquette in Genealogy Research  (OCGS Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098
Gail Hershenzen is the presenter for May. What happens when you post your family research on a public website? What can you expect from businesses and organizations when doing research, and what do you do with that information? What information are you entitled to, and what is off limits? How do you react when someone has used your information without permission?  These and other questions are dealt with in this PowerPoint presentation. 
 
The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June (except November) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd. (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads) Troy, MI 48098. The church has a flat entrance and ample, lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome.



Tuesday, June 6
They Came by Sail and Steam  (OCGS Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098
Derek Blount, V.P. of OCGS, will discuss what information is needed and where to find it to locate ship lists for your ancestors. Samples of documentation will also be discussed and what can be learned from the ship manifests.
 
The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June (except November) at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 N. Adams Rd. (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads) Troy, MI 48098. The church has a flat entrance and ample, lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome.