2017 Spring Conference

Our 2017 Genealogy Conference was 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  presented a full day of lectures on Saturday, along with a workshop on Friday afternoon.  A Friday evening workshop was conducted by Sierra Green, an archivist at the Heinz History Center.  NEWS OF OUR 2018 SPRING CONFERENCE WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON!

NHG In the News - WDVE

Listen to Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, as they discuss NHG, our Spring 2017 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 Mar 12th.
Click HERE to view Amy Arner's 2015 Labor Day 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, and possibly on DNA/Genetic Genealogy.

Become A Member!

Your annual (August 2017 - July 2018) 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.

DNA + Paper Trail = Case Solved!
Tuesday - 06/27/2017
Presented by Allison Ryall Autosomal DNA is a common type of genetic testing that many TV commercials advertise, but it cannot stand alone and must be part of a traditional genealogy research in order to solve many brick-wall problems. Come learn how autosomal DNA (atDNA) testing combined with extensive ...
Pennsylvania Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 06/28/2017
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. Note: There will be no meetings July 2017 August 2017 and December 2017    
Eastern Europe SIG
Tuesday - 07/18/2017
A short July meeting will be held prior to the monthly NHG meeting being held in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) at LaRoche College.  Signs will mark the way, Maia's Books will be onsite.   Top ten genealogy goals for 2016: The group wants its members to dsicuss ...