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Tuesday, October 11
Come Find Your Ancestors on Ancestry.com and other databases at the Library  (Computer Lab Session)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Hills Library - 32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd
Come join us for help with your research.  Members of the Farmington Genealogical Society will help attendees look through the thousands of databases of Ancestry.com Library Edition plus FamilySearch.org (Latter Day Saints) database.  Be sure to call the library and register to save a spot.  See you there.


Tuesday, October 18
Researching Land Ownership Through the Library of Michigan  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Library of Michigan Librarian, Matt Pacer, tells us land ownership is an underutilized, yet invaluable, tool for uncovering information about your familys history.  Learn about the boundary system where property was divided and organized throughout Michigan's history.  See examples of print and digital resources that help you uncover the footsteps of your ancestors.



Tuesday, November 15
Family History Research at the Library of Michigan  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Community Engagement Librarian, Adam Oster, helps us discover the resources and services of the Library of Michigan.  Learn about the physical and digital collections of your state library.  See samples of items from the Library of Micihigan as wellas learn key search stategies for navingating the Library's collections as you uncover your family's story.



Tuesday, January 17, 2023
"Exit Enter Commit - Emigration, Immigration, Naturalization"  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Tom Koselka helps us to explore emigration and immigration passenger lists from Europe coming into ports of entry to the US and Canada.  We also examine the US Naturalization process.  Did you know a woman could lose her citizenship under certain circumstances?  Over time, the questions and regulations for becoming a citizen changed. 



Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Opening the DN Treasure Chest  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
This is a presentation that will weave family lore, genealogical research and DNA results into a story of revealing truths.  Join Velaine Nagy while she shares how she discovers the reality of DNA results, backed with research and realigned with the lifelong beliefs built by family oral history.  Experience the rebalancing of the family tree as omissions and secrets are uncovered.



Tuesday, March 21, 2023
"Connecting the Points on Your Family Map"  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Derek Blount helps us review the different of modes of transportation and routes across the nation and time, and how to apply it to your map.  This is a basic, "How did my ancestors get here from there?"



Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Come Find Your Ancestors on Ancestry.com and other databases at the Library  (Computer Lab Session)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Farmington Hills Library - 32737 W. Twelve Mile Rd
Come join us for help with your research.  Members of the Farmington Genealogical Society will help attendees look through the thousands of databases of Ancestry.com Library Edition plus FamilySearch.org (Latter Day Saints) database.  Be sure to call the library and register to save a spot.  See you there.



Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Genealogy Jeopardy  (Monthly Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Farmington Community Library 23500 Liberty Street
Join us to see how good you are at the game of Jeopardy but with a genealogy twist!  We will have two teams who will try and answer questions about methodology and research techniques.  If either team doesn't get the answer, the audience can chime in.  Come join us.