Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society -- Kalamazoo, MI

Welcome to the KVGS website!

We serve historians and genealogists who are interested in the Kalamazoo River Valley region - and around the world, too.  Join us!

President's Message

The 2020-2021 KVGS year is here!  Programs are virtual using the Zoom platform. 
Now members and guests can now register for our Feature Programs and Skills Sessions here on the KVGS website.  Click on the EVENTS PAGE tab at the left-hand side to see the calendar then select the event(s) you'd like to attend.  The registration link is listed for each meeting. After you've registered, you'll receive a confirmation email with a "click to join" link.  Keep the confirmation email until the evening of the event.  Then "click to join" on the link in the confirmation email.  
The March 15 program willl be Thomas MacEntee speaking about  "Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research."
At the March 22 Skills Session, Vice-President and Program Chair Dick Nuss will share what he has learned about the Schwenkfelders of Germany.
"See" you at the meetings.
Jan Wright, President

KVGS on Social Media and Other Sites

KVGS is on more than just our own website.  Visit us at the following links to check out our "footprint" on the Internet.

KVGS General Meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person. Registration is limited to 100.   7:00 General Meeting: Thomas MacEntee: "Did I Get ...

Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference
Thirty-two break-out sessions plus lots of videos to view before, during, and after the conference.  More details and registration information are available at the Hostorical ...

KVGS Skills Session
Join fellow genealogists for a skills session via Zoom, rather than in-person. Registration is limited to 100.   7:00 Skills Session: Dick Nuss: "Chased out ...

German Genealogy Interest Group
This group meets to share and expand their knowledge of German genealogy - Germans in Europe and America, finding and understanding German records, reading old ...

Family Tree Maker User Group
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added ...

Visit Us on Flickr
Stop over to Flickr.com to see the images uploaded from the KVGS collection. Visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikvgs/