Special Interest Groups (New DNA SIG!)

NHG has organized Special Interest Groups for: Germany, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have an Interest Group focused on Writing Your Family Story. A new Interest Group focused on DNA & GENETIC GENEALOGY will have its first meeting on December 9th @ 3PM.  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. The NHG Board is planning another interest group focused on Beginning Genealogy topics.

Beginner's Packet Now Available to NHG Members

Be sure to visit the "Member's Only Download" area when you login - the 2017 edition of the Genealogical Beginner's Packet is now available for download by all NHG members.

2018 Spring Conference

Our 2018 Genealogy Conference will be held on March 23rd & 24th at the Columbian Room (Knights of Columbus) in Wexford, with John Philip Colletta, PhD, as the featured speaker. John will present a full day of lectures on Saturday, along with a Friday afternoon lecture in coordination with Aaron McWilliams.  Aaron is a reference archivist at the Pennsylvania State Archives, and will also present a Friday evening lecture.  For all the details, please click on "2018 Conference" menu item at the left.
For a copy of the registration form click HERE
For a copy of the conference brochure, click  
Online registration with credit card payment is available HERE 

Become A Member!

Your annual (August 2017 - July 2018) membership includes our monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences.

NHG at FGS 2017

A big "Thank-You" to all of the volunteers who made our booth at the FGS conference a success! 
North Hills Genealogists booth at FGS 2017 conference North Hills Genealogists though the years
North Hills Genealogists at FGS 2017 conference

NHG In the News - WDVE

Listen to Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, as they discuss NHG, our Spring 2017 Conference, and genealogy in general with WDVE personality Sean McDowell.  This interview aired at 7:00 AM on Sean's Sunday morning public-service show on Mar 12th.
Click HERE to view Amy Arner's 2015 Labor Day interview on KDKA TV.

For more NHG IN THE NEWS click HERE

War of 1812 Pension Fund Wrap-up

A check from North Hills Genealogists for $2150 was delivered to FGS President Joshua Taylor and War of 1812 Preserve the Pension Fund chair David Rencher on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in their exhibit booth at the National Genealogical Society conference in St. Charles, MO.  This represented contributions from our members of $1075, which was matched by NHG.  That amount will in turn be matched by FGS and other organizations, bringing the total value of the contributions to close to $10,000.  What a great show of support from our group!

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Genetic Genealogy
Tuesday - 01/16/2018
Understanding DNA Ethnicity Estimates   Learn how testing companies create ethnicity estimates, the accuracy of the estimates, and ways to use them in your research. Together we will compare and contrast ethnicity estimates at the big five testing companies (23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, LivingDNA, and MyHeritage) and discuss their ...
Census Records in Your Research
Tuesday - 02/20/2018
Presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL