We're Moving !

After spending most of the last 29 years at Northland Public Library, the North Hills Genealogists is moving our monthly meetings to a larger facility capable of handling our continuing growth:  The Kearns Spirituality Center (MAP), adjacent to the campus of La Roche University, less than 10 minutes away from Northland Library.   Our meetings will now be held on the third Monday of each month, starting with our August meeting on the 19thPlease watch this space for more details.

Registering for the June 18 Meeting

Marilyn Cocchiola Holt will provide an introduction to the materials available in the collection of the Pennsylvania Department in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Main Library in Oakland, with emphasis on those resources that are most helpful to family historians.   Full details are available HERE.
We are now using Northland Library's meeting registration system:  Click HERE to register.   PLEASE BE SURE TO CLICK THE GREEN "SEND" BUTTON TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION!  You will receive an email confirmation.  

British Genealogy Workshop - July 20

Nationally know speaker Melissa Johnson, CG, will be conducting a British Genealogy workshop for North Hills Genealogists on Saturday July 20th @ Shaler Library. Her lecture topics are:  Introduction to British Genealogy Research, Beyond the Basics: British Genealogy Research, Case Studies in British Genealogy, and Using DNA to Solve Genealogical Problems.
Full details are available HEREDownload a paper registration form HERE. Online registration is available HERE.  Send questions to programs@NorthHillsGenealogists.org

It's Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2019 - July 2020) membership includes our
monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences.

Special Interest Groups

NHG has organized geographic Special Interest Groups for: British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have Interest Groups focused on Writing Your Family Story, and on DNA & Genetic Genealogy.  Please click on Special Interest Groups along the left of this page for details and meeting times and locations. These groups meet outside of the regular North Hills Genealogists meetings, and focus on their specific areas of interest. 

NHG In The News - KDKA "Pittsburgh Live"

Watch Rich Venezia and our 2019 conference speaker Blaine Bettinger on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live!
Click on "In The News" on the left menu to view or listen to past interviews.

NHG In The News - WDVE Interview

Listen to Sean McDowell interview Amy Arner and Ray Jones on WDVE's Sunday morning public interest program!  They will talk about NHG, genetic genealogy, and research tips.  Click HERE to see other NHG In The News programs.

Beginner's Packet Now Available to NHG Members

Be sure to visit the "Member's Only Download" area when you login - the 2018 edition of the Genealogical Beginner's Packet is now available for download by all NHG members.

DNA Bootcamp

North Hills Genealogists is pleased to provide this series of training from Hi-Def Genealogy as a no-charge benifit to its members. Presented by Mary Eberle and produced by Thomas MacEntee, we believe that you will find this instruction useful and informative in learning the details of Genetic Genealogy and using DNA tests as part of your family history research.  These videos can be watched at any time, as often as you like.  For more details click HERE.

AmericanAncestors.org at Northland Library

If you have New England ancestors then the resources available from AmericanAncestors.org are invaluable.  Visitors to Northland Public Library now have access to these databases and other holdings of the New England Historical and Genealogical Society, along with the many other genealogy databases already available.  You can use the Northland computers, or bring your own and connect via their WiFi.

"Share A Website"

A new feature in our "LINKS" section is Member Suggested Websites. These are links shared by NHG members.  These are websites that members have found to be helpful in their family research.  Cards are available at the monthly NHG meetings for submitting sites to be added to this part of our website.  Click HERE to go directly to these links.

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Resources in the Pennsylvania Department: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Tuesday - 06/18/2019
An introduction to the materials available in the collection of the Pennsylvania Department in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Main Library in Oakland, with emphasis on those resources that are most helpful to family historians.   Marilyn Cocchiola Holt is Library Services Manager of the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie ...
Draper and Shane: Historians or Hoarders?
Tuesday - 06/25/2019
Two mid-19th century historians who never published but created two very important collections for the genealogist. Both men conducted oral interviews, and collected original material pertaining to the Trans-Appalachian west. This lecture will discuss both collections, their finding aids and how to use them.   (Held in conjunction with the ...
Pennsylvania Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 06/26/2019
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. Note: There will be no meetings July 2019, August 2019 and December 2019