2017 Spring Conference

Our 2017 Genealogy Conference will be held on March 24th & 25th at the Columbian Room (Knights of Columbus) in Wexford, with Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, as the featured speaker. Tom will present a full day of lectures on Saturday, along with a workshop on Friday afternoon.  A Friday evening workshop will be conducted by Sierra Green, an archivist at the Heinz History Center.

NHG In the News - WDVE

Listen to Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, as they discuss NHG, our Fall 2016 Conference, and genealogy in general with WDVE personality Sean McDowell.  This interview aired at 7:00 AM on Sean's Sunday morning public-service show on Oct 18th.
Click HERE to view Linda Loewer's 2016 interview on KDKA TV.

For more NHG IN THE NEWS click HERE

Special Interest Groups

NHG has organized Special Interest Groups for: Germany, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have an Interest Group focused on Writing Your Family Story. These groups meet outside of the regular North Hills Genealogists meetings, and focus on their specific areas of interest. Please click on Special Interest Groups along the left of this page for details and meeting times and locations.  The NHG Board is planning another interest group focused on Beginning Genealogy topics.

Become A Member!

Your annual (August 2016 - July 2017) membership includes our monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences.

War of 1812 Pension Fund Wrap-up

A check from North Hills Genealogists for $2150 was delivered to FGS President Joshua Taylor and War of 1812 Preserve the Pension Fund chair David Rencher on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in their exhibit booth at the National Genealogical Society conference in St. Charles, MO.  This represented contributions from our members of $1075, which was matched by NHG.  That amount will in turn be matched by FGS and other organizations, bringing the total value of the contributions to close to $10,000.  What a great show of support from our group!

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

Click HERE to view information on Northland's genealogy collection.

Eastern Europe SIG
Monday - 02/20/2017
Top ten genealogy goals for 2016: The group wants its members to dsicuss specific or manageable tasks, so then the group can think about what skill or tool alternative search methods might help solve a piece of the puzzle.   More details on this group are available at EASTERN EUROPE SIG ...
Pennsylvania Tax Records Help Determine Kinship
Tuesday - 02/21/2017
Presented by Catherine Desmarais, CG, this presentation examines the use of tax records to prove kinship through a case study. Who Fathered Jacob and William Northamer? Pennsylvania Tax Records Help Determine Kinship   To determine kinship, genealogists commonly rely on census, church, land, military, probate, and vital records. What other ...
Pennsylvania Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 02/22/2017
For future meetings, the group will be considering road trips to cemeteries, historical societies and libraries. More details on this group are available at PENNSYLVANIA SIG.