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Oakland County Genealogical Society


It is time to renew your membership! You can access President Dick Fellrath's letter  and a printable copy of the meeting schedule  at this link. You may join or renew online using our store.  If you do not wish to join online, please download a member form to fill in and mail


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.

The Oakland County Genealogical Society meets at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month, October through June, except November, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5500 North Adams Troy, MI 48098 (between Long Lake and Square Lake Roads). The November meeting will be held on Saturday, November 14, with a social hour with refreshments at 1 p.m. and the speaker at 2. p.m. The November meeting is a joint meeting with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research. The church has a flat entrance and ample lighted parking. Meetings are open to the public and free of charge; all are welcome. You can access our meeting schedule here.

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.

October 6th
Open House & Help Night
Bring your questions, bring your laptops, and bring your friends as we have our inaugural meeting at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Experienced researchers will be available to answer your questions whether they are about sources in a specific locality or that one item that might crumble your brick wall. ...

November 14th
Planning & Preparing for a Successful Research Trip
Saturday Joint Meeting with DSGR, “Planning & Preparing for a Successful Research Trip.” - Curt Witcher, The adage, “plan your work and work your plan” is particularly applicable to successful genealogy research trips. Doing one’s homework by organizing research already accomplished, establishing layers of specific research goals, and scouting the ...

December 1st
Priceless Photo/Film/Video Preservation Workshop
Rob Hoffman will explain where to begin to organize and archive family analog possessions. This presentation includes the top ten preservation mistakes and how to avoid them.