Welcome

Welcome to the Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan. The Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan is a non-denominational organization focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of the Emerald Isle. The society is open to everyone! 


 
 


 
Next Meeting
Saturday, February 20, 2016
1:30 p.m.
 
Finding Your Lost British Ancestors
by Derek Blount
 
at Gaelic League-Irish American Club
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI
 
 
Derek Blount presenting— Finding your Lost British Ancestors. This presentation is a review of some of the many British records now available online and how to find them. Examples of each of these records will be presented and discussed in the areas of clerical, civil, military, probate, land, emigration and work.

Coming Events
Saturday, Feb. 20th
Finding Your Lost British Ancestors
Derek Blount presenting— Finding your Lost British Ancestors. This presentation is a review of some of the many British records now available online and how to find them. Examples of each of these records will be presented and discussed in the areas of clerical, civil, military, probate, land, emigration and ...
Saturday, Mar. 19th
Irish in Detroit
Bill Loomis presenting— Irish in Detroit. Bill Loomis sifts through the several “waves” of Irish immigrants to Detroit, the first of which came in the early 1800s. Bill is the author of Detroit's Delectable Past and Detroit Food and is working on a third book, On This Day in Detroit. ...
Saturday, Apr. 16th
Ireland’s Estate Papers: Tracking Landlords and Tenants
Richard M. Doherty presenting— Ireland’s Estate Papers: Tracking Landlords and Tenants. Estate Papers are the landlord’s private papers that were created and used in the business operation of the estate. Landlords were the privileged minority in Ireland. Many were absentee landlords living in England who had land agents handle the ...