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Those who do not look upon themselves as a link, connecting the past with the future, do not perform their duty to the world.

- Daniel Webster

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February 2015


KVGS General Meeting, 6:15pm
Portage District Library
Skill Session
Main Topic
(6:15pm): "Other Ways to Share Your Genealogy," Presented by Jeanette Maxey. She will discuss how you can present your families genealogy in written form.
Please note the start time of the Main Topic is 6:15.
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Other Events View All Events

February 2015


Intro to Genealogy, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kalamazoo Public Library - Alma Powell Branch
Learn how to start compiling your family tree through databases like Ancestry.com, Heritage Quest, KPL's index to local publications, plus important print sources, major collections, and more. Registration reqired; call 269.553.7960 or register on-line.


Genealogy Study Group, 10:00am
Webster Memorial Library, Decatur Michigan
Hosted by the Van Buren Regional Genealogy Society.


VBRGS Monthly Meeting, 7:00pm
Webster Memorial Library, Decatur Michigan
Hosted by the Van Buren Regional Genealogy Society. "Beoing a Better Researcher," presented by Joyce Beedie.

March 2015


Oshtemo Historical Society, 7:00pm
Oshtemo Township Hall
Mark Tomlonson will present "History of Railroads in Kalamazoo County."


Bus Trip to the Allen County Public Library
Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society.
Next to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, the
Allen County Public Library is the 2nd largest genealogical source in the world.

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