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Oakland County Genealogical Society


Thanks to those who participated in our survey. The results are posted in the member's area.

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.

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.

February 3rd
Priceless Photo/Film/Video Preservation Workshop
Rob Hoffman will explain where to begin to organize and archive family analog possessions. Mr. Hoffnam's presentation will include the top ten preservation mistakes and how to avoid them.

March 3rd
Birmingham Pioneer Families
Pam DeWeese will introduce listeners to Birmingham’s three earliest settlers; John West Hunter, Elijah Willits and John Hamilton. It will place them in the context of what was happening in Michigan and the country in 1818.