Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society

Welcome to NEMGS

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

Help Identify These Kids

This photo was taken  by VanNocker studio in Alpena, MI.
They could be either the Alexander children or the Carpenter children.
Click on the photo to see the full sized version. Then click the Back button when you are done.
Anyone who  is confident of who is in the photo please contact

Our Own Unknown Soldier

Alpena's unknown soldierWe have our own version of the "Unknown Soldier"
Here is a photo of a World War I soldier.
 Who is this veteran from Alpena.

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 may log in at any time to view this new feature under Member Login, in Alpena Data.

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old photo of Alpena bay