May Meeting: The Imperfect Genealogist (Recording)

Janine Adams presented "The Imperfect Genealogist" which can be viewed by clicking on the NHG LIBRARY menu item and selecting "Past Meetings."
 
 


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.


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.


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.
 
 


Your Membership Includes...

Your annual (August 2020 - July 2021) membership includes our
monthly newsletter and discounts on our annual conferences.
 
 
 


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. 


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.


Beginner's Packet Now Available to NHG Members

Be sure to visit the "Member's Only Download" area when you login - the 2018 edition of the Genealogical Beginner's Packet is available for download by all NHG members.


We've Moved!

The North Hills Genealogists has moved its monthly meetings to a larger facility capable of handling our continuing growth.  The Kearns Spirituality Center (MAP) is on the campus of the Sisters of Divine Providence, adjacent to the campus of La Roche University, less than 10 minutes away from Northland Library.   Our meetings are now being held on the third Monday of each month. DRIVING DIRECTIONS On Babcock Blvd between Duncan and Cumberland turn at the Providence Blvd traffic light towards the campus.  At the third stop sign turn left, then at the second stop sign turn into the parking lot.  Follow "Family History" signs and parking lot attendant's directions to entrance.
 


NHG In The News - KDKA "Pittsburgh Live"

Watch Rich Venezia and our 2019 conference speaker Blaine Bettinger on KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live!
 
Click on "In The News" on the left menu to view or listen to past interviews.
 


"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.


Genetic Genealogy DNA Special Interest Group (ZOOM Meeting)
Saturday - 06/13/2020
**THIS WILL BE AN ONLINE ZOOM MEETING, CONNECTION INFORMATION IS BELOW**    Checking in on Our Genetic Genealogy Research - Small Group Discussions Using Zoom's Breakout Rooms   I would like to invite everyone to our first ever Zoom meeting of the DNA SIG.  I have been using Zoom ...
Draper and Shane: Historians or Hoarders?
Monday - 06/22/2020
Two mid 19th century historians who never published but created two very important collections for the genealogist. Both men conducted oral interviews, and collected original material pertaining to the Trans-Appalachian west. This lecture will discuss both collections, their finding aids and how to use them.   Zoom connection information ...
Finding the Law
Monday - 07/06/2020
Time and time again, we're told as genealogists that we need to look at records in the context of the law at the time and in the place where the records were created. Easier said than done! With 50 states and the federal government all passing laws, how do ...