October NHG Board Meeting

The October 2023 Board meeting will be held in person and via Zoom on October 3rd at 7PM Eastern Time.  Board meetings are open to all current NHG members. Please click HERE to register for the Zoom meeting if you will not be attending in person.  In-person location is Panera's in Wexford; attendees are invited to arrive early (6pm or later) to join in socializing and dinner.  

Library Lock-In October 13

Image result for northland public library outside photo 15237 Our next Northland Library genealogy lock-in will be at 6:30pm on October 13th.  This will give those attending full use of all of the library computers and genealogy resources, along with one-on-one assistance from experienced NHG volunteers. Sign-up on the Library website HERE.  More details HERE. 4 SPACES LEFT AS OF OCT 2!

Eastern European SIG Meeting on Oct 10th

EASTERN EUROPE SIG:  October 10th at 6:00 PM in person
Please join us at the Northland Library board room (1st floor of the library). Additional information about this SIG is available at EASTERN EUROPEAN SIG.

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 held in person at Kearns Spirituality Center, and as a virtual meeting via Zoom. 
Click HERE to register for attending inperson at Kearns. You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE. 
Full details are available HERE.

German SIG Meeting on Oct 19 (Zoom)

GERMAN SIG: October 19th 7:00 PM
This will be an Online Zoom meeting - click HERE for Zoom registration information. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Volunteers Needed

NHG has a variety of projects and activities under way that help our members - but volunteers are needed to help some of them blossum. Please take a look at the details HERE and let us know at Info@NorthHillsGenealogists.org if you'd like to discuss how you might help out.  In particular we're looking for someone to lead the British Isles SIG, and for members of the Program Committee.

DNA SIG Meeting on Oct 14th (Zoom)

The Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group will meet On-line (Zoom) at 2:00 PM on October 14th We'll have general discussions and breakouts, trying to answer questions based on the collective experience. Click HERE for Zoom registration information.  More details 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.

PhotoDetective Roadshow Recording Available

The updated recording of our September 19, 2022 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.

It's Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2023 - July 2024) 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..
                  Join or renew online                         Download a membership form

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

November 2023 Meeting Information

November 20th will be our Fall Round-Table Discussion
The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM on November 20, 2023.  This will be held in person at Kearns Spirituality Center, and as a separate virtual meeting via Zoom.  
Click HERE to register for attending inperson at Kearns.  Because Round-Table discussions don't lend themselves to a hybrid environment, there will be a separate online Round-Table discussion via Zoom: You can register for this meeting via Zoom HERE
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

Eastern European SIG Meeting
Tuesday - 10/10/2023
Eastern European research Special Interest Group:   You can email the SIG at EasternEuropeSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have your name added to the mailing list for future notifications. We meet at 6:00pm at Northland Public Library on the second Tuesday of each month.  
Genealogy After-Hours Lockin (reg required)
Friday - 10/13/2023
Back again by popular demand! Northland Library and the North Hills Genealogists are teaming up for another After Hours Genealogy. This evening of hands-on research requires general computer skills as you will search for your ancestors using online databases, including Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest Online, Family Search, American Ancestors ...
Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group
Saturday - 10/14/2023
This month we'll have general discussions, and breakouts, trying to answer questions based on the collective experience.  If you have something in particular you'd like to talk about or see discussed, just send an email response to this message at dnasig@NorthHillsGenealogists.org.   Click HERE for Zoom registration information.    This group is ...