Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
 
 

2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

 
September 19, 2016
Speaker: Wally Schelgel
Topic: The New FamilySearch.org
 
September 24, 2016
Trip to the Michigan State Archives in Lansing, Michigan (We will be car pooling.) 
 
October 17, 2016
Speaker: Carl Katafiaz
Topic: Pot Holes (Brick Wall Based)
 
Fall Seminar
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Speaker: William J Priest
The titles of the topics to be covered are:
Genealogy Standards: What They Are and Why We Need Them!
Using Notes and Events to Their Greatest Potential!
Organizing Your Paper and/or Electronic Records
Planning a Successful Genealogy Research Trip
Details To Be Announced
 
November 21, 2016
Speaker: Jan Zaleski
Topic: Finding Your Germans and You Can Read The Records 
 
December 7, 2016 
Christmas Dinner at Mama Mia's Restaurant 
 
January 16, 2017 
Speaker: Grace Wilfong 
Topic: Researching Canada 
 
February 27, 2017 
Speaker: Thomas MacEntee (Live Webinar) 
Topic: The Habits of the Highly Frugal Genealogist 
 
March 20, 2017 
Speaker: Linda Last 
Topic: Researching England 
 
April 17, 2017 
Speaker: Mark Bowden 
Topic: The Detroit Public Library's Burton Collection 
 
April 2017 (Exact date to be announced.)
Trip to the Burton Collection at the Detroit Public Library (We will be car pooling.) 
 
May 15, 2017 
Speaker; Curt Witchner 
Topic: The Genealogy Collection at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana 
 
May 2017 (Exact date to be announced.)
Bus Trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana 

Parkview Memorial Cemetery

September 1, 2015
 
As of today additional names were added to the Parkview Memorial Cemetery database. We have a total of 16,073 names up on our site. Remember this is a work in progress. Not all names in the cemetery have been read. Happy Hunting!
 

Michigan Research: Washtenaw County and surrounding area Bentley Historical Library, University of M
In doing one's family research, valuable sources to use are local libraries. One such library is the U of M's Bentley Historical Library. The library website can be found at http://bentley.umich.edu.
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