Meetings & Events
CHANGE IN DAY & TIME
Until the Covid-19 crisis is behind us, our meetings will be a series of virtual presentations.
Watch our Face Book page for announcements
CHANGE IN DAY & TIME
beginning in our 2019-2020 Membership year:
Jackson County Genealogical Society meetings will usually be held the first Saturday from 1-3PM of each month from September through December.
No meeting in January
Meetings resume in February to June.
No meetings in July or August
Meetings are held at:
Meijer Branch Library
2699 Airport Road
Social hour is at 1:00 pm. with meetings at 1:30 pm.
New membership year: 2020-2021
begins September 1st
12 September 2020: Our annual "Members Share"
---send your research experience / ancestor story to be shared in our Newsletter
November 2020 - Video presentation:
“Storytellng and How to NOT Revise History -
How to avoid bias and write for increased understanding” presented by Laura Hedgecock
December 2020 - Video presentation:
“Scandalous Ancestors: Tracking Black Sheep Family Members” presented by Jessica Trotter
January 2021 - Video presentation:
Jackson's own author/historian, Linda Hass
February 2021 - Video presentation:
Patricia B. Yocum, librarian emerita at U of M, will present on researching Polish ancestry.
March 2021 - Video presentation:
Derek J. Blount, professional genealogist and owner of "Lost Branches" will present "Ulster-Scots Research"
April 2021 - Video presentation:
Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach will speak on Germanic Research
May 2021 - Video presentation:
Dan Fantore, retired teacher & Certified Genealogical Records Specialist will present "Breaking Down Brickwalls"
Currently our presentations are being shown on our closed (open to JCGS members only) Face Book page.
*SAVE THE DATE - Fund-raiser dinner - to be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 [Covid permitting!], at Gene Davis & Sons Banquet Center, 3575 Francis St., Vandercook - Speaker/program TBA
Cancelled in 2020, to be rescheduled in the future:
*presentation about the new Hackett Auto Museum in Jackson