at Northland Library

If you have New England ancestors then the resources available from 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 In The News - KDKA

Watch Rich Venezia and Linda Loewer on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live - view this month's interview HERE.

Beginner's Packet Now Available to NHG Members

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

2019 Spring Conference

Our Spring 2019 genealogy conference will be on March 22 & 23, 2019, at the Columbian Room in Wexford.  Our featured speakers will be Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D, J.D., a nationally known authority on Genetic Genealogy,  and Ray Jones, PhD., the leader of our NHG DNA Sig and genetic genealogy instructure at CCAC.   Details on topics and a registration form are available HERE.  Online registration and payment are available HERE.

Special Interest Groups

NHG has organized Special Interest Groups for: Germany, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have an 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. 

Become A Member!

Your annual (August 2018 - July 2019) 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.

December Social Notes

This year's December Social event was held at the Heinz History Center's genealogy collection, with special tours and presentations by archivist Sierra Green.  What a great time!

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

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Writing Your Genealogy Special Interest Group
Saturday - 08/18/2018
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 ...
Eastern Europe SIG
Monday - 08/20/2018
Top ten genealogy goals for 2018: The group wants its members to dsicuss specific or manageable tasks, so then the group can think about what skill or tool alternative search methods might help solve a piece of the puzzle.   More details on this group are available at EASTERN EUROPE SIG ...
Researching Your Jewish Ancestors in Pennsylvania
Tuesday - 08/21/2018
Tammy A. Hepps will discuss how your Jewish ancestors in Pennsylvania contributed to a state with one of the oldest and richest Jewish histories. Learn how to identify your ancestors in each wave of settlement, unique record repositories for each region, and techniques for using these records to trace your ancestors ...