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Phone 517-543-8792 E-mail: Corresponding Secretary Website:     © 2018 Eaton County Genealogical Society

Monthly Programs

Meetings - Everyone is welcome!

General Monthly meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. in the ground floor of the 1885 Courthouse, with the exception of November when the meeting is scheduled on the second Wednesday. There are no meetings in December, January and February.

1885 courthouse

Social/Pre-Meeting Time: 5:30 P.M. (Bring your sack-supper if you would like!)

Meeting Time: 7:00 P.M.

Place: 1885 Courthouse, Charlotte, MI

Next General Pre-Meeting November 14, 2018 (5:30p.m.): ECGS Writer's Group with Shirley Hodges.

Next Meeting Sat Jan 19, 2019 (1:30p.m.): Round Table Discussion; Brick Walls and Treasures.

Scheduled Meetings for 2018

There is no general meetings in December.

See you in January!

(Meetings already held this year.)

March 21, 2018: 5:30p.m.: Chris Brown and Sue Thompson-DNA Basics and discusisson of possible DNA Special Interest Group. 7:00p.m.: Shirley Hodges: Women in World War I.

April 18, 2018: 5:30p.m.: Char Garlinger gives a personal look at who George Washington the man was. 7:00p.m.: Dan Earl will speak about DNA and tips on using Ancestry DNA for your family tree research.- I Got My Ancestry DNA--- NOW WHAT?!

May 16, 2018: 5:30p.m.: . 7:00p.m. Dick Thelen, a World War Two veteran from Grand Ledge, MI, will tell us about his experience as a survivor of the USS Indianapolis, which torpedoed shortly after it had delivered the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian. Dick will be bringing the $30 book of USS Indianapolis Survivors to those who would like to purchase it.

June 20, 2018: 5:30p.m.: Keith Harrison will speak about the Eaton Rapids G.A.R. Memorial Hall and Museum. 7:00p.m.: Tim Gleisner, from the Library of Michigan, will speak on the "The Newspaper Collection at the Library of Michigan"

July 18, 2018: 5:30p.m. D.A.R. Records. 7:00p.m. Jessica Trotter - DNA 

August 15, 2018:5:30p.m. 30th Anniversary Celebration Potluck at the American Legion! 

September 19, 2018: 5:30p.m. Pre-Meeting: Shirley Hodges will give a presentation on hints for researching at the Allen County Public Library, which will be great whether you go on our specific upcoming bus trip or another trip to the library!. At the 9:00p.m. Regular Meeting, Cindy Grostick will speak about social media.

October 17, 2018: 5:30 p.m.:Chesley Johnson - Genealogy at the Marshall District Library. 7:00 p.m. Dan Earl: Funeral Records.

November 14, 2018:5:30p.m. ECGS Writer's Group with Shirley Hodges. 7:00p.m. Randy Riley: Rise and Fall and Rise of a Family / Local History Treasure

This page last updated: November 2018