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  
HERE
Online registration with credit card payment is available HERE 
 
 


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


Special Interest Groups

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. These groups meet outside of the regular North Hills Genealogists meetings, and focus on their specific areas of interest. Please click on Special Interest Groups along the left of this page for details and meeting times and locations.  The NHG Board is planning another interest group focused on Beginning Genealogy topics, and possibly on DNA/Genetic Genealogy.


Become A Member!

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


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.


Eastern Europe SIG
Monday - 08/14/2017
Top ten genealogy goals for 2016: 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 ...
Men of Steel: Researching Your Steel-working Ancestor
Tuesday - 08/15/2017
Presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL Iron and steel manufacturing played a key role in the development of Western Pennsylvania. Researching your ancestor who worked in these and related industries can almost be as dirty a job as he experienced. Learn who worked in the mills, his duties and ...
Writing and publishing your family history
Tuesday - 10/17/2017
Presented by Sharon Castle, this presentation is a case study on her work to publish her family history.