The Genealogy & Family History Social Network
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Latest Activity: Apr 23
Started by James P. LaLone Mar 28, 2015.
Started by James P. LaLone. Last reply by James P. LaLone Sep 23, 2013.
Started by James P. LaLone Mar 5, 2012.
Program: “The Voyage to America” Presentor: Katherine WillsonLearn how our immigrant ancestors prepared for travel to the U.S., and what restrictions they faced with regards to American immigration laws & quota acts. We will also discuss the details of their journey to a port of departure, ticket costs, length of journeys, ship accommodations, and sources for obtaining specific information for the time-period during which our ancestors traveled.
431 E Saginaw St, East Lansing, MI 48823Center’s Phone: (517) 332-2932. Entrance at the rear (North) door7:00pm to 10:00pm. (9 to 10 for researching)
From - "Elizabeth Bourne June 19 at 2:35pm
Bonjour Tremblay cousins! There's a new exhibit at the Rendez-vous at Ste. Anne Parish de Detroit this year! We are dedicating a tent to "Our Families, Our Stories." Organizers are looking for people to create tabletop displays about your French Canadian, Metis or Native American family. I am doing one on my Vaillancourt side of my family which will show my connection to Benoit Tremblay, but the main story will be on my other line. Since there are so many Tremblays, it would be great to have the family represented. In this tent we will also have cards on cords for people to write their surnames, and then they can wear the cards during the festival. This will make it pretty easy to connect with cousins. If you are interested in creating a display, private message me and I'll give you more information. The Rendez-vous will be held September 22 and 23, 2018, timed to coincide with French Canadian Heritage Week in Michigan. I am especially interested in displays which would feature the migration of the Tremblays from Quebec to Detroit to the founding of Bay City, Michigan. Thank you!"
I plan on being there the 22nd with info on the TREMBLAY family - Jim.
Next Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society Meeting:
Program - "Imperial Military Brats: Tracking the descendents of British Soldiers from Michigan, to Canada, and to the rest of the British Empire.", presented by Jessica Trotter
Wednesday, April 25 at 7 PM - 10 PM; 9-10 for personal research
Family History Center, 431 E Saginaw St, East Lansing, MI
Family History Center
431 E Saginaw St, East Lansing, MI 48823Center’s Phone: (517) 332-2932. Entrance at the rear (North) doorhttps://mmgs.wordpress.com/
See Also http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Mid-Michigan-Genealogical-Society/63844634435
Michigan’s Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Memorial Hall and Museum in Eaton Rapids will be sponsoring a Free Civil War History Seminar on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3 pm at Michigan’s GAR Memorial Hall & Museum located at 224 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. The topic of the presentation will be Lincoln Memorialized - Early Monuments to the 16th President.
The presentation will provide a timeline of the early efforts to memorialize President Abraham Lincoln. From before the Civil War through 1922, there were many ideas and designs to do this and you learn about several you never heard of. Speaker will be Mr. Bruce Butgereit, a professional historical researcher, preservation consultant, genealogist, public speaker, and historian & former commander of the Michigan Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, has coordinated restoration efforts for many Civil War memorials and conducted countless ceremonies to dedicate and/or rededicate headstones for Civil War soldiers. Morel information at GARBrainerdPost111MemorialHallAndMuseum or to our website at http://garmuseum.weebly.com/
Keith G. Harrison
Michigan’s GAR Memorial Hall & Museum
(Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Michigan
James B. Brainerd Post 111 Memorial hall and Museum, Inc)
224 South Main
Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827
Website: a href="http://garmuseum.weebly.com/" target="_blank">http://garmuseum.weebly.com>
Email: GARmichigan@gmail.com or email@example.com
Face Book: GARBrainerdPost111MemorialHallAndMuseum
Of possible interest -
Did you know that the tallest Union soldier could very well have looked down at the top of President Lincolns’ head? How about that the Drummer Boy of Shiloh was never at that battle, but he was the last Civil War soldier serving in the U.S. Army?
Michigan’s Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Memorial Hall and Museum in Eaton Rapids will be sponsoring a Free Civil War History Seminar on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 7:00 PM at Michigan’s GAR Memorial Hall & Museum located at 224 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids. The topic of the presentation will be “Things you might not know about Michigan (and a few other places too) in the Civil War.” The presenter will be Mr. Bob Griggs.
224 South Main, Eaton Rapids, Michigan 48827
New Facebook page for Michigan Indian researchers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1278293728864154/
Of possible interest - https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/17?region=Unite...
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