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Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.
  

- Gail Lumet Buckley



 
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Welcome

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.

Genealogy News

December, 2015
Ancestry to Retire Family Tree Maker Software


News Archives

Upcoming KVGS Events View All Events

February 2016

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Filling Out Pedigree Charts..
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "Life After Family Tree Maker," presented by Tom Wrench. After Ancestry's announcement last month to retire FTM, Tom will help guide you on what you can do.
Directions...    Meetings...

March 2016

Saturday

Allen County Public Library Bus Trip
Updated

Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Genelogical Society.
This one day trip will take you to the Allen County Public Library, the 2nd largest genealogical source in the world.

More...

Monday

KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
(6:15pm) Proposed revisions and discussion of the KVGS By-Laws.
Main Topic
(7:00pm) "What's New at the Zhang Legacy Center," presented by Sharon Carlson, Director, Archives and Regional History Collections.
Directions...    Meetings...

Other Events View All Events

Febraury 2016

Tuesday

Intro to Genealogoy, 2:00pm
Kalamazoo Public Library - Oshtemo Branch
Learn how to start compiling your family tree through databases like Ancestry.com, Heritage Quest, KPL's index to local publications.  Call 553.7808 or register online starting February 1st.
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