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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

January 2018

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Making the Most of Online Security Settings" will be presented by our own Kristi Burns.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Dear Eleanor, One Civil War Soldier's Story" will be presented Steve Rigoni, Civil War Enthusiast.
Directions...    Meetings...

Monday

KVGS Webinar Series, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
"A Guided Tour of Cyndi's List 2.0: www.CyndisList.com" will be presented.
Directions...

February 2018

Monday

KVGS General Meeting
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) "Preparing for Your Research Trip to the ACPL." Tom Wrench will help you get ready for your research trip to the Allen County Public Library next month.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Living on Cloud Nine: Genealogy Beyond the Binder" will be presented by Dan Earl.
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Monday

KVGS Webinar Series, 1:00pm
Zhang Legacy Center
"Crafting Ancestry Profile from Start to Finish" will be presented to help you create compelling ancestral profiles (2-3 pages) and how to weave them into a larger narrative.
Directions...

March 2018

Saturday

Allen County Public Library Buss Trip
Join us for a day of research at the world's second largest genealogical repository.
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Other Society's Events View All Events

January 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Document Detective" will be presented by Linda Guth in the Adult Computer Lab, lower level.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Wives (and Lives) of the Early Dutch Pastors" will be presented by genealogist and author, Janet Sheers.
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February 2018

Saturday

Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Meeting, 1:30pm

Skill Session (12:00 Noon) "Black History Fashion." A slide show, not a formal  class.
Main Topic
(1:30pm) "Uncovering Your African American Genealogist Treasure Trove in the Attic" will be presented by genealogist, writer and lecturer, Janis Minor Forte.
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May 2018

Wed-Sat

National Genealogical Society
2018 Family History Conference

DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hosted by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society.
Register here after December 1st.
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For a complete schedule of all events, go to our Calendar of Events.


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