Michigan Genealogical Council
Michigan Genealogical Council


Membership in the Michigan Genealogical Council (MGC) is open to any genealogical or family history society, amateur or professional with a primary interest in genealogy.

Delegate meetings are held in January, March, May, July, September, and November. Please check the Events page for the exact date, time, and location.

The MGC Newsletter is published four times per year.

Lucy Mary Kellogg Nominations Due May 31

The deadline for nominations for the Lucy Mary Kellogg Award is fast approaching!  Additional information may be found by clicking on Lucy Mary Kellogg Award.

Time to Renew Society Memberships

Most of our society memberships will expire at the end of June.  Click on About Us (on the left), then Membership Application for your society to renew today!

Abrams Seminar Seeking Michigan Breakout

Have you been searching for some tips on using Seeking Michigan?
Jessica Harden’s presentation "What’s New at Seeking Michigan?" will introduce you to the recent additions to the collections available on Seeking Michigan—death records from 1921-1952 and The Detroit News index — and give an overview of the numerous other collections available there. This session will include a discussion of tips, hints, and search strategies and touch on using online indexes, guides, and catalogs to prepare for visits to the Archives of Michigan.
The Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar will be held in Lansing on July 10-11 and will feature noted genealogist, lecturer, and presenter Michael Lacopo, DVM. Jessica's presentation (Session J) is Saturday, July 11, 11:00a-12:00p.
Brought to you by the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council, the event's full information, program schedule, and registration page can all be found here and on SeekingMichigan.

We look forward to seeing you in July!

Spring 2015 MGC newsletter available



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Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar
The Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar, featuring Michael Lacopo, hosted by the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council will be held on Friday, July 10 and Saturday, July 11 in Lansing.
June 11
June Board meeting
Commission Room
July 10
Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar featuring Michael Lacopo
  The 2015 Abrams Foundation Famiy History Seminar schedule is now available and registration is now.    Featuring Michael Lacopo and Michigan's best family history speakers!   Online registration is available at SeekingMichigan. If you prefer mail in registration, please use the attachment below and make your check payable ...
October 9
Got Ancestors?! 2015
Hosted by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society Friday evening 9 October, and Saturday 10 October Mark your Calendar. You'll not want to miss this! Full details will be posted at as they become available .