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.

Registering for the March 19th Meeting

We are now using the Northland Library's meeting registration system.  Simply click REGISTER to register for attending the meeting in person.  We are continuing our test broadcasting of the meetings via GoToWebinar, which allows you to attend the monthly meeting "virtually" from home using your laptop, tablet, cellphone, etc.   Full details are available by clicking on the "Meetings - Live OnLine" link in the menu to the left.  Click  HERE to register for the broadcast. 

2019 Conference - Saturday is SOLD OUT

Our Spring 2019 genealogy conference will be on March 22 & 23, 2019, at the Columbian Room in Wexford.  Our featured speakers will be Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D, J.D., a nationally known authority on Genetic Genealogy, and Ray Jones, PhD., the leader of our NHG DNA Sig and genetic genealogy instructor at CCAC.  Details on topics and a registration form are available HERE.  Online registration and payment are available HERE.

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.

NHG In The News - KDKA "Pittsburgh Live"

Watch Rich Venezia and Linda Loewer on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live - view this month's interview HERE.

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. 

Become A Member!

Your annual (August 2018 - July 2019) membership includes our
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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.

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.

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Organizing Family Trees: Reunion and RootsMagic Genealogy Software Programs as Tools
Tuesday - 03/19/2019
Ever wonder if there is a better way to organize and work with your family history information? Want to share information with your family but are concerned about privacy? Using genealogy software to preserve your research is the best way to keep notes, add media, include citations, and produce a ...
Genetic Genealogy: Fundamentals and Introduction to Y-DNA Tests
Friday - 03/22/2019
Fundamentals of Genetic Genealogy,Presented by Ray Jones, PhD. Using Y-DNA and mtDNA to Explore Your Ancestry, Presented by Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD 1:00 Registration 1:30 - 4:30 Workshop Fundamentals of Genetic Genealogy Presented by Ray Jones, PhD. We will explore the difference between a genealogical family tree and a genetic family ...
Genetic Genealogy Research: The Helen Marley Story
Friday - 03/22/2019
The Helen Marley Story Presented by Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD A case study identifying the mother of my adopted great-grandmother, born Helen Marley Johnson. Although no single record identifies her mother, indirect evidence and DNA testing makes the case. Together we will discuss the many tools utilized to solve this ...