September Meeting Handouts

"Military Men, Pacifists & the Women They Loved: Tracking Rev War Generation" was the topic of Maureen Taylor's presentation at our September 21st regular meeting.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT.

Fall 2020 Conference: October 31

We are excited to announce our Fall 2020 conference, featuring Blaine Bettinger speaking on a variety of DNA-related topics on October 31st.  We will be holding this conference online using Zoom.  More details HERE and on our online registration page at  Click HERE to download the brochure for registering by mail.
Register by October 21st to be entered into a drawing at the conference for a special grand prize!  PLUS - we will be awarding FIVE free conference passes to NHG members attending our Monday, September 21st regular meeting (winners who already registered will receive a refund). 
 Join or renew online                         Download a membership form

Northland Library @ Home **EXTENDED**

Many of the Northland Library's online resources are 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.  BREAKING NEWS!  Ancestry Remote access has been extended through the end of September.

August Edition of Ancestry Society News

The latest edition of Ancestry Society News is now available in the NHG LIBRARY tab on the menu to the left.  Lots of great info for users of Ancestry's various products and services! DOWNLOAD HERE

It's Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2020 - July 2021) membership includes our monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences, as well as special content on our website that is Members-Only.  Full details on benefits are in ABOUT US on the menu..
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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.

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.

Radio Interview with Amy & Elissa

Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell were recently interviewed by Jonny Hartwell from 3WS radio about our upcoming Spring Conference, as well as the other activities of NHG and genealogy research in general.  Click HERE to listen. at Northland Library

If you have New England ancestors, then the resources available from 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.

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

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. 

"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.

Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group (ZOOM Meeting)
Saturday - 09/26/2020
**THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE ZOOM MEETING, CONNECTION INFORMATION IS BELOW**    We will start with a discussion led by Greg Simkins about DNA Painter and Visual Phasing, in relation to a problem he is working on.  Then we will move into informal groups to discuss our work and ...
Finding the Faith: Using Diocesan and Sacramental Records to Document Family History
Monday - 10/19/2020
Finding the Faith: Using Diocesan and Sacramental Records to Document Family History This presentation details information and records available to genealogists from diocesan collections, with a special emphasis on the collection of the Archives and Records Center of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.  Further emphasis will also be placed on ...
Fall 2020 Conference with Blaine Bettinger
Saturday - 10/31/2020
We are excited to announce our Fall 2020 conference, featuring Blaine Bettinger speaking on a variety of DNA-related topics on October 31st.  We will be holding this conference online using Zoom.  More details are on our online registration page at  Details about the presentations and a registration brochure will be posted on this website in ...