NHG 2020 Spring Conference

ANNOUNCING THE NORTH HILLS GENEALOGISTS 2020 SPRING CONFERENCE!
Dates: Friday March 13th andSaturday March 14th
Location The Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center
Featuring: David Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA

For full details and registration info please click 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. 


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

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.


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 available for download by all NHG members.


We've Moved!

The North Hills Genealogists has moved it's monthly meetings to a larger facility capable of handling our continuing growth.  The Kearns Spirituality Center (MAP) is on the campus of the Sisters of Divine Providence, adjacent to the campus of La Roche University, less than 10 minutes away from Northland Library.   Our meetings are now being held on the third Monday of each month. DRIVING DIRECTIONS On Babcock Blvd between Duncan and Cumberland turn at the Providence Blvd traffic light towards the campus.  At the third stop sign turn left, then at the second stop sign turn into the parking lot.  Follow "Family History" signs and parking lot attendant's directions to entrance.
 


NHG In The News - KDKA "Pittsburgh Live"

Watch Rich Venezia and our 2019 conference speaker Blaine Bettinger on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live!
 
Click on "In The News" on the left menu to view or listen to past interviews.
 


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.


It's Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2019 - July 2020) membership includes our
monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences.
 
 
 


"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.


Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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


Writing Your Genealogy Special Interest Group
Saturday - 10/19/2019
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 ...
Ship Manifests: An In-Depth Look
Monday - 10/21/2019
  This lecture provides a deep dive into some of the most commonly used records in immigrant research and how they may surprise us – including how subsequent notations on ship manifests and an overview of the various indexes available could lead to more discoveries.   Rich Venezia is ...
Pennsylvania Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 10/23/2019
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.