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 17, 2018
1:30 p.m.
February's Presentation Has Changed to:
You've Dipped Your Toe in the DNA Pool,
Now Let's Jump into the Deep End
by Brenda Halseth
at the Gaelic League of Detroit
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit, MI 48216
Brenda Halseth has previously spoken to the Irish Genealogical Society about DNA Tests. She now invites us to dive into the gene pool to use our DNA results to assist and confirm our genealogical research.
Brenda Halseth is a resident of Livonia and family history is her passion. She is a member of the John Sacket Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Coming Events
Saturday, Mar. 24th
Immigration and Naturalization Records for Family Historians
Jessica Harden is an archivist at the Archives of Michigan. She currently works with records from the Office of the Great Seal, staffs the reference desk, works with local government agencies that send records to the Archives, gives presentations about Archives of Michigan resources, and contributes to digitization projects. ...
Saturday, Apr. 21st
Using DNA for Surname Studies and for Multifamily Genealogy Projects - Dr. James Sims
The speaker trained as a professional scientist (BA in biology, PhD in the biochemistry division of a chemistry department). He retired from his day job in Texas and moved to Michigan in 2013.  Since retirement, he speaks on the topic of genetic genealogy in the metro Detroit area. The speaker ...
Saturday, May. 19th
Our People Were Farmers: Farming in Michigan, Background & Resources
Dan Fantore started his genealogical research in 1995 and concentrated on his German and Italian ancestors.  He volunteered as a librarian at a Family History Library center for eight years.  He earned his certification as a Genealogical Records Specialist (lapsed) and has worked for clients on African-American, Scottish, Italian, French, ...