Northland Library Lock-in April 27

Back again by popular demand! Northland Library and the North Hills Genealogists are teaming up for another After Hours Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, April 27 from 6:30pm to 10:00pm.  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, and more. Research volunteers will be on hand to help.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!  Click HERE to register.


"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.


2019 Spring Conference

Save the Date!  Our Spring 2019 genealogy conference will be on March 22 & 23, 2019, at the Columbian Room in Wexford.  Our featured speaker will be Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D, J.D., a nationally known authority on Genetic Genealogy, and the speaker at our January NHG meeting on that same topic.  Details on topics and registration will be available this Spring.  If you would like to be sent additional details as they beccome available, click HERE and click on the REGISTER button.


NHG In The News - KDKA

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


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 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. 


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.


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!


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.


Pennsylvania Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 04/25/2018
For future meetings, the group will be considering road trips to cemeteries, historical societies and libraries. More details on this group are available at PENNSYLVANIA SIG. Note: There will be no meetings July 2017 August 2017 and December 2017    
Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group
Thursday - 04/26/2018
APRIL TOPIC: RESPONDING TO A SURPRISE FINDING FROM A DNA RESULT: PROBLEM-SOLVING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF "FAMILY ALLIES"   One of the realities of genetic genealogy is that new DNA results sometimes lead to surprise findings that both cause us to reevaluate our research and to have sensitive conversations ...
British Isles Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 05/02/2018
This Interest Group focuses specifically on the British Isles.  More details on the group are available at BRITISH ISLES SIG