Fall Conference

Our 2014 Fall Conference will be held on October 25th.  We are excited to bring Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG, to Pittsburgh as our speaker, with four great sessions and a Friday evening workshop.  More information on the sessions as well as registration are on our "Fall Conference" page.

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.

Membership Info

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

Northland Public Library Genealogy Books

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

Searching S.M.A.R.T.
Tuesday - 08/19/2014
Susan Ennis,  teacher, librarian, and NHG newsletter co-editor, will review techniques that genealogists can use for more effective searching on the Internet, in databases, and on websites.  Using search engines, Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, and the websites of the U.S. GenWeb Project,...
Patriot or Not? A Case Study Using the Genealogical Proof Standard
Tuesday - 09/16/2014
Presented by NHG’s Elissa Scalise Powell.  After introducing the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS), the audience is asked to participate in solving four research questions. For each, evidence is presented and the group will determine the conclusion. The Colglazier family of...
Land Records
Tuesday - 10/21/2014
NHG Tip Time leader Rich Hayden will take us through the steps involved in finding your ancestor’s land.  He will discuss the Allegheny County deed records, probate records, partition plat maps, and how to locate the land on old and...