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 newsletter in addition to meetings with programs 4-6 times annually.

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.

Annual Meeting

People attending our 2018 annual meeting
The Annual Meeting of NEMGS was more than a " scrupulous" meal, we created a new logo, new mission statement, approved donations, had elections, examined the Website and enjoyed a webinar on DNA. This photo was taken during the election process, I look so serious, it was a most enjoyable meeting..

Last Call of Alpena WWI Vets

Felix SzymanskiPreservation Comittee:
Last Call for Alpena WWI Veterans Photos
Felix Szymanski

The Burston Negatives CollectionPhotographer silhouette
Read the story behind this collection

Find Us Here Also

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NEMGS is a member of the
Michigan Genealogy Council
We are also a member of FGS
old photo of Alpena bay

April 29
Genealogy, Beginning from Square One.
Come and see just how rewarding and easy Family History research can be. Individual assistance will be provided for seniors in the area. Learn about a free site online or bring your notebook. It is essential that those interested see ...

June 8
Learning About the New "Find A Grave"
This Workshop will allow you to discover the "ins and outs" of Find A Grave. The third most popular free site online. Emphasis will be placed on adding a photo to the site. Bring a digital photo of your ancestor's tombstone. Or, ...