2016 Fall Conference Announced

This year's Fall Conference featuring J. Mark Lowe, CG, and Deborah Abbott, PhD, will be held on October 21st and 22nd, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in McCandless. Workshops will be offered on Friday afternoon and evening.   For more information:
Conference Details
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Special Interest Groups

NHG has organized Special Interest Groups for: Germany, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have a new 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 group for 2016 focused on Beginning Genealogy topics.   Please contact us at info@NorthHillsGenealogists if you are interested.

Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2016 - July 2017) membership includes our monthly newsletter. 


NHG In the News

Listen to Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, as they discuss NHG, our Fall Conference, and genealogy in general with WDVE (FM102.5) personality Sean McDowell.  The interview aired at 7:00AM on Sean's Sunday morning public-service show on Oct 18th.
Click HERE to view Amy Arner's Labor Day interview on KDKA TV.
Click HERE to read the North Journal front-page article about our Fall Conference

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!

1790 Project

The "1790 Project" is an exciting study of the lives and descendents of the original 37 heads of houshold in what is now the North Hills.  Rich Hayden is organizing this work.  More details are at 1790 project.

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Eastern Europe SIG
Monday - 08/15/2016
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 ...
Italian-Americans: Find Your Roots in the Old Country
Tuesday - 08/16/2016
NHG Vice President Rich Venezia will present this program on Italian genealogical research. Learn the basics of Italian records, what’s available and where, and tips and tricks for finding elusive ancestors. Discover your famiglia and make Nonnaproud! Tips will be given on finding the place of Italian origin, but the meat of ...
British Isles Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 09/07/2016
This Interest Group focuses specifically on the British Isles.  More details on the group are available at BRITISH ISLES SIG