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Genealogy research is causing more people to embrace a multicultural heritage. It cuts down on stereotyping and the fear of the other because we are all the other and the other is us.
  

- Rita Dove
1993 Poet Laureate



 
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We would like to welcome you to the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society's website!  We serve historians and genealogists who are interested in the Kalamazoo River Valley Region of Michigan.

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Upcoming KVGS Events View All Events

October 2017

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Genealogists Social Media Safety" will be presented by Kristi Burns.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Online and Offline Sources for Locating Photos of Your Ancestors" will be presented by nationally know genealogy speaker, Katherine R Wilson.
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Sun-Sat

Washington DC Bus Trip
Carolyn Mack Tours, LLC
Designed for genealogical research or you can Tour-On-Your-Own for the popular annual trip to Washington, DC.
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November 2017

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Getting Information From Death Records" will be presented by Jan Wright.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Where the Heck is it Anyway?" will be presented by professional genealogist, Diane Osland, on organizing your papers and records.
Directions...    Meetings...

Monday

KVGS Webinar Series, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
"Spreadsheets 101: Excel-ence in Genealogy" will be presented by Mary Kircher Roddy.
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Other Society's Events View All Events

October 2017

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Membership Meeting

Mini-Class (12:00) TBD
Main Topic (1:30) "Locating Living Relatives (Reverse Genealogy)" will be presented by, nationally known public speaker, Katherine R Willson.
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Monday

Berrien County Genealogical Society
Beginning Genealogy Class, 6:00pm

2099 W. John Beers Road, Stevensville, MI (Lincoln Township Public Library)
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Tuesday

Berrien County Genealogical Society
Workshop, 7:00pm

LDS Building, 3653 Niles Rd, St Joseph, Michigan
"Comparing Ancestry, FindmyPast, FamilySearch, and MyHeritage Video and Hands-On Workshop.
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For a complete schedule of all events, go to our Calendar of Events.




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