2016 Fall Conference - WALK-INS WELCOME !

This year's Fall Conference featuring J. Mark Lowe, CG, and Deborah Abbott, PhD, will be held on October 21st and 22nd, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in McCandless. Workshops will be offered on Friday afternoon and evening.   For more information:
Conference Details
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2017 Spring Conference Announced

Our 2017 Genealogy Conference will be held on March 24th & 25th at the Columbian Room (Knights of Columbus) in Wexford, with Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, as the featured speaker. Tom will present a full day of lectures on Saturday, along with a workshop on Friday afternoon.  A Friday evening workshop will be conducted by Sierra Green, an archivist at the Heinz History Center.
For more information:    Conference Details             Download a Registration Form

Library Lock-In

Northland Public Library and NHG will host the annual Fall "Lockin" on Friday, November 4th, from 6-10 pm.  Join fellow genealogists for an evening of research and fun! Attendees will have the opportunity to work on their own research while volunteers are available to answer questions.  Advance registration with the Library is required - please go HERE to register for this great research opportunity.

Special Interest Groups

NHG has organized Special Interest Groups for: Germany, British Isles, Eastern Europe, and Pennsylvania.  We also have an Interest Group focused on Writing Your Family Story. These groups meet outside of the regular North Hills Genealogists meetings, and focus on their specific areas of interest.  Please click on Special Interest Groups along the left of this page for details and meeting times and locations.  The NHG Board is planning another group for 2016 focused on Beginning Genealogy topics.   Please contact us at info@NorthHillsGenealogists if you are interested.

Membership Renewal Time !

Your annual (August 2016 - July 2017) membership includes our monthly newsletter. 


NHG In the News

Listen to Amy Arner and Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, as they discuss NHG, our Fall Conference, and genealogy in general with WDVE (FM102.5) personality Sean McDowell.  The interview aired at 7:00AM on Sean's Sunday morning public-service show on Oct 18th.
Click HERE to view Amy Arner's Labor Day interview on KDKA TV.
Click HERE to read the North Journal front-page article about our Fall Conference

War of 1812 Pension Fund Wrap-up

A check from North Hills Genealogists for $2150 was delivered to FGS President Joshua Taylor and War of 1812 Preserve the Pension Fund chair David Rencher on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in their exhibit booth at the National Genealogical Society conference in St. Charles, MO.  This represented contributions from our members of $1075, which was matched by NHG.  That amount will in turn be matched by FGS and other organizations, bringing the total value of the contributions to close to $10,000.  What a great show of support from our group!

1790 Project

The "1790 Project" is an exciting study of the lives and descendents of the original 37 heads of houshold in what is now the North Hills.  Rich Hayden is organizing this work.  More details are at 1790 project.

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

Click HERE to view information on Northland's genealogy collection.

British Isles Research Special Interest Group
Wednesday - 11/02/2016
This Interest Group focuses specifically on the British Isles.  More details on the group are available at BRITISH ISLES SIG
Writing Your Genealogy (Interest Group)
Saturday - 11/12/2016
Please be prepared to share some of your biographical or other writings with the group.  We will talk not only about our writing, but also the obstacles encountered on the way and how we've overcome them.   This is a meeting of the Special Interest Group which is focusing on helping ...
Annual Round Table Discussion
Tuesday - 11/15/2016
Our annual “Round Table” has proved to be a successful meeting of information, guidance, and cousin-finding for those in attendance.  Join us for an evening of sharing questions, answers, and helpful hints among all attendees.  You can pose your own questions or just sit back and listen.  Bring a ...