Western Michigan Genealogical Society

Browsing Posts published in September, 2013

Press Release The Western Michigan Genealogical Society (WMGS) announces its 2013 GotAncestors?! Annual Seminar entitled Are You Having Fun Yet?!  The event is Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids. The cost is $59.00 per person for the entire two-day program if registered before September 22nd. A […]

We greatly enjoyed having Tony Burroughs as the speaker for our 2011 Got Ancestors?! Genealogy in Black & White and Blue & Gray seminar. I met Tony again at the recent FGS 2013 conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana and he mentioned to me a new project he’s been working on. This project is to try and identify […]

I really enjoy genealogy. I mean REALLY. I know people who’ve been doing family research much longer than me. Most don’t get paid. We aren’t forced. Why is it people “work” for years on their family history if it isn’t fun? What’s so fun about it? Genealogy is often compared to jigsaw puzzles. Puzzles are […]