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OCGS is conducting a survey. The board would appreciate your opinions as we move into our new membership year. Please take a few minutes to respond. Take the Survey here.

Thanks to all who have already participated!

We are pleased to welcome you to our new site. We are looking for a few good members to help in posting and maintainance. Volunteer using the contact form.


The Oakland County (Michigan) Genealogical Society was founded in 1977 and is a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. Donations, gifts and legacies are deductible.  The Society promotes and encourages an interest in genealogy and related fields among its members and the general public. Read more about OCGS.

You may become a member using our store.  If you do not wish to join online, please download a member form to fill in and mail.  For either form of renewal, your user name and password will be emailed to you after your payment is received. The email is sent by the membership chairperson and is not automatic. If you do not provide an email address, we will not be able to give you access to the members only area of our website.

You may contact us here.

 

 


OCGS is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.







November 4th
Finding a needle in the Haystack of Territorial Papers
Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens will help us learn about the variety of territorial records housed at the National Archives that will assist in solving dilemmas posed by frontier ancestors.

December 2nd
Planning A Genealogy Vacation that Produces Amazing Results!
Carole Schaffer will discuss planning the ancestral journey you’ve been dreaming about. Her presentation will include defining your trip goals, finding informational sources before and during your trip, planning your itinerary, how to pack, when to go, what to do when you’re there and recording your journey and findings. ...

January 6th
Researching your Family History at the Archives of Michigan
Kris Rzepczynski will present an introduction to the Archives of Michigan. This program will explore the genealogical collections available at the Archives.