Meeting Location

Wirt Library Community Room-First Floor

500 Center Avenue, Bay City, Michigan
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm (Doors open at 5:00pm)
When: 2nd Wednesday of the month

           (No meeting in August)

If schools are closed due to weather, the meeting is cancelled.

Meeting Schedule

2021/2022 Society year


September 8, 2021
Program: Charlie will tell of his Ancestry Family Tree project and how to merge people between Ancestry Family Trees.


October 13, 2021
Program: Jessica Trotter.  Topic: "Scandalous Ancestors-Tracking Black Sheep Family Members."


November 10, 2021
Program: Jim Reha will talk about the Navy

                 destroyer, USS Edson, which is

                 docked in Bay City.


December 8, 2021
Program: TBA


January 12, 2022
Program: Dan Fantore via Zoom

"German Genealogical Research)


February 9. 2022
Program: Judy Muhn via Zoom

"What's in a Name.  Clues to Ethnicity and 

Spelling Variations." 


March 9, 2022
Program: Dan Fantore via Zoom

"Our People Were Farmers-Farming in Michigan, Background, and Resources"


April 13, 2022
Lisa Louise Cook (You Tube Video) "1950 Census for Genealogy"


May 11, 2022
Program: TBA


June 8, 2022
Program: TBA


July 13, 2022
Program: TBA



Due to Covid-19, the Society stopped holding in-person meetings in March, 2020. In October, 2020, it started meeting via Zoom. The July, 2021, meeting was again held as a group, with an attempt to include Zoom attendees.  The September, 2021, hybrid meeting was a success and are scheduled for all future meetings.

Zoom Meeting Attendance

In order to attend a meeting via Zoom, you have to register.

Society members are sent Registrations, via email, on the Wednesday before the meeting date.

Non-members must contact the Zoom coordinator (see Research-Queries) to provide an email address for each meeting. IE: Before each meeting, the Zoom Co-ordinator will have to be provided an email address.

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