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. 
 
Click HERE for more details. To register online click HERE. To download a brochure and hardcopy registration form, click HERE.
 
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

Eastern European SIG Meeting on February 14th

EASTERN EUROPE SIG:  February 14th 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.
 

Writing SIG Meeting on February 15th

WRITING SIG: February 15th at 4:00 PM in person
This will be an in-person meeting in the Shaler North Hills Library's conference room (2nd floor). More details on the group are available at  WRITING SIG 
 

German SIG Meeting on February 16 (zoom)

GERMAN SIG: February 16th 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. 
 
This SIG meets online on the third Thursday of each month and covers all aspects of researching your German heritage.
 

DNA SIG Meeting on Feb 18th (Zoom)

The Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group will meet On-line (Zoom) 2:00 PM on February18th 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.
 

Pennsylvania SIG Meeting on February 22nd

PENNSYLVANIA SIG: February 22nd 6:00 PM in person
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
 

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.

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.

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.

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 - 02/14/2023
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.  
Writing Your Genealogy Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 02/15/2023
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 4:00 pm in the conference room of the Shaler North Hills Library.  The address is 1822 Mt ...
German SIG Meeting
Thursday - 02/16/2023
German research Special Interest Group:  NHG member Fred Held will be coordinating the SIGs activities.  You can email Fred at GermanSIG@NorthHillsGenealogists.org to have him add your name to the mailing list for future notifications.  This SIG meets online monthly on the third Thursday, and covers all aspects of researching your ...