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There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children - one is roots, and the other, wings.
  

- Hodding S Carter



 
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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

April 2016

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Family Group Sheets presented by Emily Dood.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "History of Fort Custer," presented by Lieutenant Colonel Anderson.
Directions...    Meetings...

May 2016

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Census Worksheets.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Becoming American: Research with Naturalization Records" will be presented by Chris Rzepczynski, Reference Archivist and Libraian, Michigan State Archives.
Directions...    Meetings...

   

Other Events View All Events

April 2016

Saturday

2016 Spring Seminar, 9:00am
LDS Family History Center, St Joseph, Michigan
Hosted by the Berrien County Genealogical Society and Publisher Dian Oslund.
Registration Form & More...


 

Genealogy Week - Personal Genealogy Consultation
Kalamazoo Public Library
Need a leg up on your family tree? Sign up for an hour of one-on-one research guidence with an experienced local history room staff member. Spots are limited. Call 553.7808 for an appointment.
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Saturday

Family History Seminar, 8:00am
Lansing Family History Center, 431 E Saginaw Hwy, East Lansing, Michigan.
Forty different classes and activities. Register on-line here.
More...

Monday

Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society Meeting, 7:00pm
Webster Memorial Library
"Michigan OnLine: Family History Tools for  the Great Lakes State" and "Stuck? Research Strategies for Those Brick Walls" will be presented by Chris Rzepczynski, Reference Archivist and Libraian, Michigan State Archives.
More...

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





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