"Black Friday" Special on Cemetery Books

Check out our special deal on NHG Cemetery books HERE!  Each book is on sale for $10 including shipping!  Click HERE to read more about each of the books.


December Social

The 2020 Holiday Social will feature two virtual tours with narration on Saturday, 5 December 2020, beginning at 11:00 A.M. The link for this Zoom meeting will be emailed to all NHG members closer to the date. Each virtual tour will last about thirty minutes, with time to ask questions and interact with other members.  The first tour will be about the Plimoth Plantation and the second will be through the Ellis Island museum. Both virtual tours were newly created this year.  More details HERE.


Northland Library @ Home

Many of the Northland Library's online resources are 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.  BREAKING NEWS!  Ancestry Remote access has been extended through the end of December 2020.


January 2021 Meeting Information

Rick Crume will present "Tree-Keeping" at 7:00 PM. This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE.
 
Rick will compare the most popular software tools, including RootsMagic and Family Maker software, Ancestry Member Trees and the FamilySearch Family TreeThe handout will be distributed during the meeting.
 
Full details are available HERE.


October Edition of Ancestry Society News


The latest edition of Ancestry Society News is now available in the NHG LIBRARY tab on the menu to the left.  Lots of great info for users of Ancestry's various products and services! DOWNLOAD HERE


February Meeting Information

 Paula Stuart-Warren, will present "Finding and Using Manuscript and Special Collections Repositories" at 7:00 PM. This will be a   virtual meeting via Zoom. You can register for this meeting HERE
 
 
 
Full details are available HERE.

 


Spring 2021 Conference: March 20th

We are excited to announce our Spring 2021 conference, featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo, DVM,  speaking on a variety topics on March 20th.  We will be holding this conference online using Zoom. 
 
More details HERE                  Online registration 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


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.


It's Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2020 - July 2021) membership includes our monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences, as well as special content on our website that is Members-Only.  Full details on benefits are in ABOUT US on the menu..
 
                  Join or renew online                         Download a membership form


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.


Radio Interview with Amy & Elissa

Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell were recently interviewed by Jonny Hartwell from 3WS radio about our upcoming Spring Conference, as well as the other activities of NHG and genealogy research in general.  Click HERE to listen.
 
 


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.


Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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


Special Interest Groups

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


"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
Saturday - 12/05/2020
The 2020 Holiday Social will feature two virtual tours with narration on Saturday, 5 December 2020, beginning at 11:00 A.M. The link for this Zoom meeting will be emailed to all members closer to the date. Since this is a members-only event, the link will not be posted online, and no registration ...
Tree-Keeping
Monday - 01/18/2021
If you’re very serious about genealogy, you need tools to help you record names, dates, places, relationships and sources, not to mention family stories and photographs. You’ll also want to take advantage of huge collections of online records and family trees and share your family history online. Genealogy software, an ...
Finding and Using Manuscript and Special Collections Repositories
Monday - 02/15/2021
So you have checked census, probate, church, naturalization, and other records. The obituaries, marriage, birth, and death records have also been located. Yet, you still have too many blank spaces on your family group sheets. You still don’t have enough of the story about some ancestors to really know who ...