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Oakland County Genealogical Society


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2/9/2019--New records in the member's area: 4,205 records have been added to the Oakview Interments; 6,128 remain to be transcribed. Volume 39 of our Quarterly, Acorns to Oaks has been indexed and uploaded. The index is an every name index to all 39 volumes is available here.
4/11/21018--New Index to Acorns To Oaks in the main menu item "Free information & Data" on the left menu. Thanks to the Detroit Society For Genealogical Research for allowing us to use their programming, and to Jim Jackson who provided a CVS file of his index to issues 1-30. Pam Warren has indexed issues 31-38. We will need volunteers to add indexes to future issues to the online index. Members who discover a name of interest in the index may view the issue my signing in to our member's area, where our back issues are posted.
New records in the member's area on 3/1/2018: volumes 27-38 of of Acorns to Oaks.
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The Oakland County (Michigan) Genealogical Society was founded in 1977 and is a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. Donations, gifts and legacies are deductible.  The Society promotes and encourages an interest in genealogy and related fields among its members and the general public. Read more about OCGS.

The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, except November, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 North Adams Troy, MI 48098 (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads). The November meeting is a joint meeting with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and is held on a Saturday, with a social hour with refreshments at 11 a.m. The church has a flat entrance and ample lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome. You can access our meeting schedule here.

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OCGS is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

November 2nd
Resources in the Genealogy Center for Researching Michigan Pioneer Settlers
This is our joint program with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (DSGR).   Cynthia Theusch, a member of the staff at Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library, for 11 years will  in Fort Wayne, Indiana will make the presentation.

November 10th
Northville Genealogical Society Meeting
Meetings are held September through June on the 2nd Sunday (unless noted) Northville District Library 212 W. Cady Carlos Meeting Room • Roundtable Discussions: 1:15 PM • General Meeting: 2:30 PM Nov 10 - Roundtable: Genealogical Software to Store Your Data Program: “MyHeritage Library Edition” Speaker: Tim Gliesner  

November 19th
Genealogy Basics 101: A Hands-on Workshop
LEC Computer Room. See flyer for details