Welcome

Welcome to the Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan. The Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan is a non-denominational organization focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of the Emerald Isle. The society is open to everyone! 


 
 


 
Next Meeting
Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:30 p.m.
 
Finding Lost Children:
Researching Orphanages and Children's Homes
by Diane VanSkiver Gagel
 
at Gaelic League-Irish American Club
2068 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI
 
Diane VanSkiver Gagel presenting— Finding Lost Children: Researching Orphanages and Children’s Homes This lecture will cover locating information on orphans, half orphans, homeless and poor children who are often lost in our family histories and will include state and private institutions, government programs, and the types and locations of records.

Coming Events
Saturday, May. 21st
Finding Lost Children: Researching Orphanages and Children’s Homes
Diane VanSkiver Gagel presenting— Finding Lost Children: Researching Orphanages and Children’s Homes This lecture will cover locating information on orphans, half orphans, homeless and poor children who are often lost in our family histories and will include state and private institutions, government programs, and the types and locations of records. ...
Saturday, Jun. 18th
Field Trip to Mount Kelly Cemetery, Dearborn
Field Trip to Mount Kelly Cemetery, Dearborn. Mount Kelly Cemetery is a beautiful historic cemetery located situated on 3.5 acres in a lovely, quiet, tree-lined neighborhood. The tranquility of the cemetery is enhanced by the statuary and the lovely flower beds scattered throughout the grounds. The grounds were donated in ...
Saturday, Oct. 15th
They Didn’t All Come Through Ellis Island
Katherine Willson presenting— They Didn’t All Come Through Ellis Island. If as many ancestors came through Ellis Island as families are led to believe, the island would have sunk! Learn about the multiple ports of entry into the U.S., how to find passenger records online, and how to analyze these ...