May 2022 Meeting Information

Join Kate Townsend for Pittsburgh Genealogy 101: A Guide to Researching in the Steel City.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on May 16th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

German SIG Meeting on May 19th

GERMAN SIG: May 19th 7:00 PM
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.

May 21st NHG Webinar Series

Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., will present "Overcoming Brickwalls in Eastern European Research" at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time on Saturday, May 21, 2022 for the NHG Webinar Series. This will be a live, virtual webinar using Zoom.  Please register for this free event HERE.  The handout will be distributed during the webinar in the chat and also emailed to all registrants.  Full details about the webinar and speaker are available HERE.
 

1950 Census Working Group - May 21

Join with other NHG members in an interactive group work session to use Family Search's indexing tools for refining the 1950 Census data for Pennsylvania. We will meet every two weeks on Saturdays. Register for this ZOOM meeting HERE.  More details HERE

Research Workshop SIG: May 21st

Our next meeting is on April 16th at 2:00pm via Zoom.  Please register HERE for the Zoom meeting. The Research Workshop SIG enables participants to set aside time for conducting their research in a social setting with the abilty to bounce ideas off of the other attendees.  More details on this SIG are HERE.

June 4th NHG Webinar Series - Bonus Program!

Allison DePrey Singleton, MA, MLS, a Genealogy Librarian at The Genealogy Center of Allen County Public Library, will present "Getting to Know The Genealogy Center from Home" on Saturday, June 4th at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time.  This will be a live, virtual webinar using Zoom.  Please register for this free event HERE.  The handout will be distributed during the webinar in the chat and also emailed to all registrants.  
 
Full details about the webinar and speaker are available HERE.

DNA SIG Meeting on June 11th - IN-PERSON!

The Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group will meet at 2:00 PM on June 11th both live in-person and via Zoom.  The in-person meeting will be held at Christ Episcopal Church at 5910 Babcock Blvd (entrance is on Browns Lans just past the stoplight). General discussions on using DNA in our genealogy research. Click HERE to register for this Zoom meeting. Click HERE to let us know that you will be attending in person.

June 20th Meeting Information

Our June meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.   Rebecca Whitman Koford will present "Research Logs: Write It or Regret It!"
 
 Full details are available HERE.
 
 
 
 

July 11th Meeting Information

Our July meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Karen Stanbury will present Clinical Tips to Manage Uncomfortable Conversations about Surprising DNA Test Results.
 
Our July meeting will be held on July 11th, the second Monday of the month, as opposed to our normally scheduled third Monday of the month. 
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

July 23rd NHG Webinar Series

 
Diahan Southard, genetic genealogist, will present "Connecting Your DNA Matches" at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time on Saturday, July 23, 2022 for the NHG Webinar Series.  This will be a live, virtual webinar using Zoom.  Please register for this free event HERE.  The handout will be distributed during the webinar in the chat and also emailed to all registrants.  
 
Full details are available HERE.

August 15th Meeting Information

Join Sierra Green for Genealogical Research Opportunities and Limitations in Institutional, Reform School and Orphanage Records at the Heinz History Center.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on August 15th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting .
 
Full details are available HERE.

September 19th Meeting Information

Join Maureen Taylor for A Photo Detective Roadshow.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on September 19th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Full details are available HERE.

September 24th NHG Webinar Series

D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, FUGA will present "15 Tools for Tracing Your New York Ancestors Online" at 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time on Saturday, September 24, 2022 for the NHG Webinar Series. This will be a live, virtual webinar using Zoom.  Please register for this free event HERE.  The handout will be distributed during the webinar in the chat and also emailed to all registrats.  Full details about the webinar and speaker are available HERE.  

November 11th NHG Webinar Series

Katherine R. Willson  will present "Preserving Veterans' Voices" at 7:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Friday, November 11, 2022 for the NHG Webinar Series.  This will be a live, virtual webinar using Zoom.  Please register for this free event HERE.  The handout will be distributed during the webinar in the chat and also emailed to all registrants.  
 
Full details about the webinar and speaker are available HERE.

Northland Library @ Home: Ancestry Ending

Many of the Northland Library's online resources have been available to you at home, including the Ancestry Library Edition.  Check HERE for a full list of what is available through the Allegheny County libraries.  Ancestry Remote access ended on 31DEC21.  

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

Click HERE to view information on Northland Public Library's genealogy collection.  Many of the materials in this collection were donated to Northland by the North Hills Genealogists.

Meeting Handouts

Handouts for many of our meetings are available for download by NHG members after logging into the website and clicking on "NHG LIBRARY" in the left-hand menu.  If you need assistance logging in please send an email to Info@NorthHillsGenealogists.org

Beginner's Packet Now Available to NHG Members

Be sure to visit the "NHG LIBRARY" area when you login - the latest edition of the Genealogical Beginner's Packet is available for download by all NHG members.

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.

DNA Bootcamp - Online Course for Members

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.

NHG @ Heinz History Center


May Meeting
Monday - 05/16/2022
Kate Townsend will present "Pittsburgh Genealogy 101: A Guide to Researching in the Steel City."   Have you dabbled in genealogical research for your Pittsburgh ancestors? Do you think there might be more records out there, but you don't know where or how to find them? Learn what is ...
German SIG Meeting
Thursday - 05/19/2022
German research Special Interest Group:  NHG member Fred Held will be coordinating the SIGs activities.  You can email Fred at GermanSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have him add your name to the mailing list for future notifications.   Click HERE to register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email ...
NHG Webinar Series: Lisa A. Alzo, "Overcoming Brickwalls in Eastern European Research"
Saturday - 05/21/2022
Research in Eastern Europe can be a challenging process. Sorting out surnames, trying to identify ancestral hometowns, and deciphering old country records to connect families are just a few of the obstacles often encountered along the way. Through research examples, this session will demonstrate lesser utilized research tactics, and discuss repositories ...