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Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes for a wonderful ancestor.

- Laurence J Peter

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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

September 2017


KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Using Social Media Safely" will be presented by Kristie Burns.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "What Do You Mean There's No Record? Using Vital Records Substitutes" will be presented by Certified Genealogist, Amy Johnson Crow.
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KVGS Webinar Series, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
"Family Browsing: A New Way to Look at http://www.FamilySearch.org" will be presented by Mary Kircher Roddy.

October 2017


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.

Other Society's Events View All Events

September 2017


Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Membership Meeting

Mini-Class (12:00) "What is the Census of Agriculture and How Can We Use It?" will be presented by Linda Guth.
Main Topic (1:30) "Naturalization Record Online: The Archives of Michigan and FamilySearch" will be presented by, Senior Archivist at the Archives of Michigan, Kris Rzepczynski.


Berrien County Genealogical Society
Fall Seminar, 9:00am

Lake Michigan College, 2755 E Napier Ave, Benton Harbor, Michigan, Brown Hall
Guest Speaker will be Daniel Earl. Topics will include: A New Look at Brick Walls; Funeral Homes and Family History and others.


Berrien County Genealogical Society
Workshop, 7:00pm

LDS Building, 3653 Niles Rd, St Joseph, Michigan
"You Found It Where?" Unusual Records Video and Hands-On Workshop.

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