Pennsylvania SIG Meeting In-Person on Nov 30th

PENNSYLVANIA SIG: November 30th 6:00 PM
This will be an in-person meeting in the Shaler Public Library's conference room (2nd floor). More details on this group are available at PENNSYLVANIA RESEARCH SIG

Writing SIG Meeting In-Person December 17th

WRITING SIG: December 17th  2:00 PM
This will be an in-person meeting in the Shaler Public Library's Yates conference room (2nd floor). More details on the group are available at:  WRITING SIG 

SPRING 2023 CONFERENCE

Our Spring 2023 conference will be held on March 24 & 25, 2023, featuring Kimberly PowellWe will be holding this conference in-person at the Kearn's Spirituality Center and online using Zoom. 
 
**More Details Will be Available Soon**
 
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP:
Hands-on land platting.  Limited to 30 participants, NHG members only.  Materials will be provided.
SATURDAY LECTURES
  • Using Land records To Solve Genealogical Problems
  • Digging up Land Records Online
  • Those Neighbors Might Be Ancestors! How to Reconstruct Your Ancestor's Neighborhood
  • Mining Tax Records for Genealogical Gold

January 2023 Meeting Information

Join Brian Rhinehart for I Have a Civil War Ancestor... Now What?
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on January 16, 2023.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE. Online registration & payment is available HERE.

PhotoDetective Roadshow Recording Available

The updated recording of our September 19th meeting, featuring Maureen Taylor's "PhotoDetective Roadshow" presentation, is now available on our website HERE.   This recording includes material that Maureen was not able to present in person due to difficulties with Zoom.

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

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.

DNA SIG Meeting on Jan 21st (Zoom)

The Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group will meet On-line (Zoom) 2:00 PM on January 21st This month we'll have general discussions, and breakouts, trying to answer questions based on the collective experience.  The in-person meeting will be held at Christ Episcopal Church (5910 Babcock Blvd).
 
Click HERE for Zoom registration information.  More details HERE

February 2023 Meeting Information

Join Alec Ferretti for Thinking Outside of the (Search) Box: Ancestry.com Search Strategies. 
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on February 20, 2023.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

March 2023 Meeting Information

Join Katharine O'Connell for Introduction to Forensic Genealogy.  
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on March 20, 2023.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

April Round-Table Discussion

April 17th will be our Spring Round-Table Discussion
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on April 17, 2023.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

May 2023 Meeting Information

Join Lisa Grazan for How to Get Started Interviewing Family Members and Writing Down Their Stories.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on May 15, 2023. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

June 2023 Meeting Information

Our meeting on June 19, 2023, will be held in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. 

July 2023 Meeting Information

Our meeting on July 10, 2023, will be held in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. 

Please note that this meeting will occur on the second Monday of July as opposed to the typically scheduled third Monday of July.

August 2023 Meeting Information

Join Tyler Stump for Researching Ancestors in Prisons at the Pennsylvania State Archives.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on August 21, 2023. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

September 2023 Meeting Information

Join Kristin Britanik for Digging in the Digital Archive: Discovering Your Family's History in Digital Collections. 

 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on September 18, 2023. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

October 2023 Meeting Information

Join Adina Newman for Join the FAN Club!: Using Cluster Research to Break Down Your Brickwalls.

 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on October 16, 2023. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom with a possible in-person component. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. Stay tuned for details regarding whether there will be an in-person component. 
 
Full details are available HERE.

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.

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.  

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.

NHG @ Heinz History Center


Pennsylvania Research SIG
Wednesday - 11/30/2022
SPECIAL DATE & TIME DUE TO THANKSGIVING! The focus of this group is on research and reseources relating to Pennsylvania roots. 6-8PM at Shaler Public Library.   More details on this group are available at PENNSYLVANIA RESEARCH SIG
Writing Your Genealogy Special Interest Group
Saturday - 12/17/2022
The NHG Writing interest group is a gathering of genealogists who encourage each other to record and share their family stories and histories.  The group meets each month at the Shaler North Hills Library at 2:00 pm in the Yates Room of the Shaler Library.  The address is 1822 Mt Royal ...
January Meeting
Monday - 01/16/2023
Brian Rhinehart will present "I Have a Civil War Ancestor... Now What?" Civil War soldiers often left a rich genealogical paper trail. Many of these records are tucked away at the National Archives in Washington DC. Learn what records are available for your ancestors only at the National Archives, ...