June 2021 Meeting Information

 
Our June meeting will be held virtually using Zoom on June 21, 2021, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.  Karen Stanbury will present The Everleigh Sisters: A Case Study in Conflict Resolution.
 
Please click HERE to register for this meeting; you will receive an email containing links to use for joining the June 21st Zoom meeting and for downloading the handout.
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

German SIG Meeting

GERMAN SIG: June 17th 7pm
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.
 
 

NHG @ Heinz History Center


Northland Library @ Home

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 December 2021.

Fall 2021 Conference: October 30th

We are excited to announce our Fall 2021 conference, featuring Ari Wilkins  speaking on a variety topics on October 30th.  We will be holding this conference online using Zoom. 
 
More details HERE                  Online registration HERE.  
 

Eastern European SIG Meeting

EASTERN EUROPE SIG:  July 5th 7pm
Focus will be on building a spreadsheet of our ancestor's Surnames, and their ancestral villages.  Where is the village located: country, region? How did you find it? What records are available? How did you learn this?  This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information.

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

July 2021 Meeting Information

Our July meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Ari Wilkins will present Friends of Friends: Quakers and African American Communities.
 
Our July meeting will be held on July 12th, the second Monday of the month, as opposed to our normally scheduled third Monday of the month. 
 
Please click HERE to register for this meeting; you will receive an email containing the link to use for joining the July 12th Zoom meeting.
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

July 31st NHG Webinar Series

Jill Morelli, CG, will present "Solving the Family Myth Using the Principles of Logic" at 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time on  Saturday, July 31, 2021This will be a 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 registrants.
 
Full details about the webinar and speaker are available HERE.

August 2021 Meeting Information

Join Amy Johnson Crow for Written in Stone: Tombstones and Other Cemetery Records.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on August 16th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Full details are available HERE.

September 2021 Meeting Information

Join Lisa Louise Cooke for The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on September 20th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Full details are available HERE.
 

October 2021 Meeting Information

Join Jen Baldwin for Preserving Your Personal Archives.
 
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on October 18th.  This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Full details are available HERE.

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.

October 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

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.

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.

"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.

June Meeting
Monday - 06/21/2021
Our June meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.  Karen Stanbury will present "The Everleigh Sisters: A Case Study in Conflict Resolution."   Meet Ada and Minna---Chicago's most famous  sisters who operated the ultra-luxurious bordello known as the  Everleigh Club from ...
Eastern Europe SIG Meeting
Monday - 07/05/2021
As for our July Zoom meeting at 7 pm we will focus on our members ancestral regions. We are asking each member to take 5 minutes to discuss their ancestor’s country, region and village. How they found the village, what records they have uncovered, and what site they used to locate ...
July Meeting
Monday - 07/12/2021
Our July meeting will be held virtually using Zoom, in conjunction with the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Ari Wilkins will present "Friends of Friends: Quakers and African American Communities."   Well-known for their anti-slavery views, Quakers began to migrate to the slave-free territories in the 19th century. As they migrated out ...