Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society

Welcome to NEMGS

The NEMGS serves the Northeast region of Michigan with ancestral histories, record peservation, genealogical databases, resourses, quarterly newsletter in addition to meetings with programs 4-6 times annually.

House Bill 4241 (2019)

See our BLOG for important legislation announcement!

Recognize Them?

The couple in this photo was thought to be of the Fleming family, or collateral lines,who once lived near the village of Hawks, Presque Isle, MI. Please let us know your thoughts at

Third Annual Commencement

Here is a peek at the Commencement Invitation for the Third Annual Rogers City High School Commencement.
Click on the image to see the full page.


Alpena Death Index

A new database of nearly 30,000 records was just added to the Members-Only side of our website. It is fully searchable for the surnames in your family tree. Click on 'Alpena Data' in the submenu of Member Login.

Alpena Marriage Index Added

We just added an list of marriages indexed from The Alpena News from 1959 to 2010. This is a great member benefit! Members can log in at any time to view this new feature under Member Login, in Alpena Data.

The Burston Negatives CollectionPhotographer silhouette
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old photo of Alpena bay

October 3
NEMGS Annual Potluck Mtg.
The date of the Annual Potluck Mtg. has been changed to October 3rd, 2019, from  12-2pm at the MCCormack Farm, 11715 Cripps Rd. Herron. Members may bring a guest. Chicken provided by the Society, please consider bringing fresh veggies, salad ...