Michigan Genealogical Council - Welcome
Membership in the Michigan Genealogical Council (MGC) is open to any genealogical, family history society, or family association, 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, January, April, July, and October. The copy deadline for issues is the 15th of the month prior to the publication date. Please submit directly to our editor, Carolyn Haines, or to the Council email. (MS Word or plain text preferred)
Spring 2018 Newsletter
MGC Speaker & Program List Updated
An updated MGC Speaker and Program Guide is now available under Member Society Login > Secure Downloads > Speaker & Program List '18. This list is created for the use of our member societies to utilize in creating their and presentation schedules. Use of this guide is limited to member societies creating their own schedules and programs in partnership with your local library or historical society.
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
Our membership year will expire at the end of June. Your society can renew by clicking on Join/Renew (on the left), for the Membership Form so your society can renew today!
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Engaging Long Distance Members - Jen Baldwin
Our July 21 Delegate meeting featured Jen Baldwin, of FindMyPast, and host of #genchat. The handout from this session is designed to encourage and inspire the membership and leadership of genealogical societies. Thank you to Jen for allowing us to share her handout with the genealogical community. "Engaging Your Long Distance Members."
Michigan Naturalization Records Indexing
This is a partnership between the Archives of Michigan, FamilySearch Indexing, Michigan Genealogical Council, and genealogists everywhere interested in their Michigan ancestors! For additional information on this project and tutorials on how to become an indexer for Family Search, visit SeekingMichigan.org/naturalization. Seeking Michigan is the digital platform for the Archives of Michigan.