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The '''Michigan Genealogical Council''' ...  
 
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== Benefits ==
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== General Information ==
 
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The Michigan Genealogical Council is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was established in 1972.  Its purpose is:
*What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
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* To coordinate/stimulate genealogical activities of statewide interest, including seminars.
*What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?
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* To cooperate in the location, preservation, publication and deposit in suitable repositories, of Michigan records of value to genealogists.
 
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* To provide information to the membership regarding speakers, teachers, seminars and workshops.
== History of the society  ==
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* To encourage and/or work with other organizations or agencies involved in promoting improvements in genealogical facilities and holdings of Michigan archives, libraries, museums and record repositories.
 
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The Michigan Genealogical Council has 70+ member societies located in 49 of Michigan's 83 counties.
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== Society Officers  ==
 
== Society Officers  ==
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Operating year: July 2017 - June 2018
  
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Executive Committee:
 
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* President - Katherine R. Willson
== Society Projects  ==
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* Vice-President - Daniel Earl
 
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* Recording Secretary Delegate - Sue Irvine
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* Recording Secretary Board - Rozlyn Kelly
 
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* Corresponding Secretary - Brenda Leyndyke
=== Current Projects  ===
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* Treasurer - Jill O'Sullivan
 
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* Director (term ending June 2018) - Faye Ebach
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* Director (term ending June 2019) - Vacant
 
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* Director (term ending June 2020) - Chelsea Johnson
=== FamilySearch Wiki Projects  ===
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Standing Committees:
 
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* Awards - Barbara Curtindale
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* Continuing Education - Daniel Earl
 
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* Finance & Budget - Jill O'Sullivan
=== FamilySearch Wiki Page Adoptions  ===
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* Media Communications - Judy Sheldon
 
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* Membership - Ed Redmer
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* Newsletter - Carolyn Haines
 
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* Projects - Roger Moffat
=== Past Projects  ===
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* Public Records Access - Derek Blount
 
 
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== Blog  ==
 
 
 
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== Facebook page  ==
 
 
 
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== Publications ==
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== Website ==
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<nowiki>https://mimgc.org</nowiki>
  
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== Facebook Group  ==
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<nowiki>https://www.facebook.com/groups/93824065431</nowiki> (public group)
  
 
== Newsletters  ==
 
== Newsletters  ==
 
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The Michigan Genealogical Council Newsletter is published quarterly, and both current and back issues can be found online at [https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php.]
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== Collections  ==
 
 
 
*Record collections or papers to which your society has access
 
**How these records can help researchers (May link to a Wiki article connected with the location)
 
**Where the record is located (online, on site, at nearby repositories)
 
**How to access it from a distance (order information, if any)
 
*Indexes for records about this area
 
**Where the index is located (online, book, or on site)
 
*Look ups, and copying records from local repositories, if any (here or in Q &amp; A below)
 
**Directions on how your society does this, and sends the information back to the patron
 
  
 
== Events  ==
 
== Events  ==
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The Michigan Genealogical Council maintains an online calendar of events at [https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19 https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19.]
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* Board meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of each month (except for the annual "Out-of-Lansing" meetings each September hosted by a member society in their hometown). 
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* Delegate meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of July, November, January, March and May.  The September "Out-of-Lansing" delegate meeting is hosted by a member society in their hometown.
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* Seminars that are open to the public featuring nationally-known keynote speakers are held twice a year (Summer and Fall) in Lansing, MI in association with the Archives of Michigan.
  
*(also include society trips to areas of interest here, in workshops, or in training below)
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== Nearby Repositories ==
 
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Archives of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48195) - https://www.michigan.gov/archivesofmi
=== Society Meetings ===
 
 
 
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=== Workshops  ===
 
 
 
*(also include presentations online, on site, or elsewhere about how to do research in your area)
 
 
 
=== Board Meetings  ===
 
 
 
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=== Training Meetings  ===
 
 
 
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== Frequently Asked Questions  ==
 
 
 
;Q. What are the directions to the society?
 
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;Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
 
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::May also include such items as: cost to join your society, how members access online records, free look ups, online meetings, newsletter queries, access to publications, or support from other members
 
 
 
== Nearby or Alternate Repositories  ==
 
 
 
*(List each repository, link to it, and '''''briefly''''' describe their collection. Ideally list around 3 to 7 repositories, but this is flexible.)
 
  
... [[Category:Michigan Societies]]
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Library of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48195) - [http://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/ https://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/]
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[[Category:Michigan Societies]]

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Michigan Genealogical Council
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The Michigan Genealogical Council ...

General Information

The Michigan Genealogical Council is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was established in 1972. Its purpose is:

  • To coordinate/stimulate genealogical activities of statewide interest, including seminars.
  • To cooperate in the location, preservation, publication and deposit in suitable repositories, of Michigan records of value to genealogists.
  • To provide information to the membership regarding speakers, teachers, seminars and workshops.
  • To encourage and/or work with other organizations or agencies involved in promoting improvements in genealogical facilities and holdings of Michigan archives, libraries, museums and record repositories.

The Michigan Genealogical Council has 70+ member societies located in 49 of Michigan's 83 counties.

Society Officers

Operating year: July 2017 - June 2018

Executive Committee:

  • President - Katherine R. Willson
  • Vice-President - Daniel Earl
  • Recording Secretary Delegate - Sue Irvine
  • Recording Secretary Board - Rozlyn Kelly
  • Corresponding Secretary - Brenda Leyndyke
  • Treasurer - Jill O'Sullivan
  • Director (term ending June 2018) - Faye Ebach
  • Director (term ending June 2019) - Vacant
  • Director (term ending June 2020) - Chelsea Johnson

Standing Committees:

  • Awards - Barbara Curtindale
  • Continuing Education - Daniel Earl
  • Finance & Budget - Jill O'Sullivan
  • Media Communications - Judy Sheldon
  • Membership - Ed Redmer
  • Newsletter - Carolyn Haines
  • Projects - Roger Moffat
  • Public Records Access - Derek Blount

Website

https://mimgc.org

Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/93824065431 (public group)

Newsletters

The Michigan Genealogical Council Newsletter is published quarterly, and both current and back issues can be found online at https://mimgc.org/mo_newsletter.php.

Events

The Michigan Genealogical Council maintains an online calendar of events at https://mimgc.org/eventListings.php?nm=19.

  • Board meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of each month (except for the annual "Out-of-Lansing" meetings each September hosted by a member society in their hometown).
  • Delegate meetings are held in Lansing, MI on the second Thursday of July, November, January, March and May. The September "Out-of-Lansing" delegate meeting is hosted by a member society in their hometown.
  • Seminars that are open to the public featuring nationally-known keynote speakers are held twice a year (Summer and Fall) in Lansing, MI in association with the Archives of Michigan.

Nearby Repositories

Archives of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48195) - https://www.michigan.gov/archivesofmi

Library of Michigan (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48195) - https://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/