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In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage, to know who we are and where we came from.

- Alex Haley

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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.

Genealogy News

December, 2015
Ancestry to Retire Family Tree Maker Software

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Upcoming KVGS Events View All Events

October 2016


KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "The Importance of Preserving Family Heirlooms" will be presented by Shirley Gage Hughes. Bring your own heirloom to share with a small group.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) Sharing your family Heirloom.
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Washington DC Bus Trip
Carolyn Mack Tours, LLC
Designed for genealogical research or you can Tour-On-Your-Own for the popular annual trip to Washington, DC.

November 2016


KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) TBD.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Where Do You Belong?" Representatives of various genealogical/historical groups will discuss the group they belong to.
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Other Events View All Events

November 2016


Fall Family History Event
Michigan Library and Historical Center
"A Day with Blaine Bettinger" will be Presented by the Michigan Genealogical Council.

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

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