Next Meeting Saturday, November 18th 2023, 1:30 PM
at The Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
Please join us for the next monthly Hybrid meeting of the 2023 - 2024 season featuring Derek Blount as our featured speaker. Reminders for this meeting will be emailed out to members as the date approaches.
Derek will present "Scotch-Irish Research." Who are they, where did they come from and where the records can be found after the 1922 PRO fire erased 700 years of records. We will discuss the Ulster plantations, 16th and 17th Century records, the 1798 Rebellion records and many alternative records regarding the Ulster-Scots.
A family genealogist for 35 years specializing in U.S., United Kingdom, Canada, and Commonwealth Nations. Derek is the currently the V.P. of the Oakland County Genealogical Society and also on the Board of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and the Board of the Michigan Genealogical Council. He is also the Genealogist for the St Andrews Society of Detroit He holds additional memberships in the Irish Genealogical Society of Detroit, and the Welsh-American Genealogical Society. He is also a member of the Society of Genealogists in London.