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The Farmington Genealogical Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May except December at the Downtown Branch of the Farmington Library, located at 23500 Liberty Street in Farmington, Michigan.
The Library is one block west of Farmington Road and 1 block south of Grand River. There is parking at the library and behind the businesses that face the west side of Farmington Road, as well as a parking lot just south of the library, behind the CVS store.
Genealogical Research Institute
GRIP On the Road (Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh) announces classes here in Orchard Lake, Michigan on August 3-8, 2014, on the campus of the Orchard Lake Schools.
GRIP is conducting the classes in conjunction with PARI (Polonica Americana Research Institute) and this additional opportunity will make this type of education available to a wider audience.
Four courses will be offered in Orchard Lake --
Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper with Paula Stuart-Warren
Determining Kinship Reliably with the Genealogical Proof Standard with Thomas Jones
Bridging the 1780-1840 Gap: From New England to the Midwest with D. Joshua Taylor
Polish Genealogy with Cecile Wendt Jensen
Registration for this new institute opportunity will open Tuesday, February 25, 2014. For more information, see the GRIPitt.org website under "Courses."
Polonica Americana Research Institute
The Polonica Americana Research Institute (PARI) is a research facility offering workshops, lectures, and seminars. The programs are designed for families interested in Polish heritage and genealogy.
They have many parish jubilee books, indexes to burials at Holy Cross Cemetery and reference books for Polish research. Visit the website and their online catalog at www.PolishMission.com/genealogy
Passenger and Crew List Indexes
The Passenger and Crew List Indexes are now ready to examine.
Check out the index of those who crossed into Michigan from Canada between February 1901 and December 1952. There are instructions to order a copy of those you are interested in when you click on the "Passenger and Crew List Indexes" button on the left.