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We would like to welcome you to the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society's website!  We serve historians and genealogists who are interested in the Kalamazoo River Valley Region of Michigan.

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Upcoming KVGS Events View All Events

January 2017

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Working with Census Sheets" will be presented by Kay Horton.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Getting Around the Brick Wall" will be presented by Jim Jackson.
Directions...    Meetings...

Monday

Monday Webinar, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
Topic: "Genealogy Do-Over" presented by Thomas McAtee.
Stay afterwards to research on your own.
Directions...

February 2017

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) TBD.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "My Grandfather's Story" will be presented by Amy Remmert.
Directions...    Meetings...

Monday

Monday Webinar, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
Topic: "Before Going to the Courthouse" presented by Judy Russell.
Stay afterwards to research on your own.
Directions...

March 2017

Saturday

Allen County Public Library Bus Trip
Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society.
This one day trip will take you to the Allen County Public Library, the 2nd largest genealogical source in the world.

More...

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) TBD.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Publishing Your Family History" will be presented by Tom Vranich.
Directions...    Meetings...

Other Society's Events View All Events

January 2017

Tuesday

WMGS' Genie Tuesday, 2:00pm-9:00pm
Grand Rapids Public Library
Volunteer at the Grand Rapids Public Library downtown to work on WMGS requests. Members also help people get started on genealogy research or find new sources of information. We encourage you to come help and/or be helped.

Saturday

WMGS Monthly Meeting
Grand Rapids Public Library
Mini-Class
(12:00pm) "Using Others' On-Line Family Trees."
Main Topic
(1:30-4:00pm) "Tracing Your Civil War Ancestors" will be presented by Jim Jackson.
More...

Tuesday

WMGS' Genie Tuesday
Grand Rapids Public Library
Genealogy Class:
Census and Heritage Quest Classes.
Volunteer at the Grand Rapids Public Library downtown to work on WMGS requests. Members also help people get started on genealogy research or find new sources of information. We encourage you to come help and/or be helped.

For a complete schedule of all events, go to our Calendar of Events.





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