Grand Traverse Area genealogical Society
serving Northern Michigan Counties, Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau
New Resource available!!
NEW MANUSCRIPT PUBLISHED BY GTAGS
Local News, 1858 to 1865, from the Grand Traverse Herald contains the transcriptions of all Grand Traverse area articles published in this pioneer newspaper during its first seven years. The editor, Morgan Bates, wrote about farming, lumbering, shipping, complained about problems of mail delivery, promoted his Republican political views, and noted the marriages and deaths of local residents. Reading the articles provides a sense of what life was like for the earliest settlers in the region.
The new volume has 192 pages of transcriptions and an index of the 4,900 individuals, businesses, and ships mentioned.
Compiled by J. Homer Thiel
GTAGS is offering it for sale at $25.00 & it comes in unbound loose sheets or CD in PDF.
Shipping is an additional $5.00
Those wanting to purchase should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 231 941-0547.
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New Grand Traverse Journal
This is a locally produced digital magazine featuring nature and local history from the Grand Traverse Region: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau Counties
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Downtown Traverse City
Great new resource available
The Archives of Michigan announces that the 1940 Death Certificates have all been loaded and are now available at Seeking Michigan.
Available online at http://seekingmichigan.org/.
History of Traverse City
Free Legacy family tree webinars
GTAGS 2018 Schedule
Learn new strategies, resources, and techniques to sharpen your family history skills at the NGS 2018 Family History Conference.
We have a great line up of speakers
for the coming year.. mark your
calendar and plan to join us!
Vicki has been researching Native American
genealogy for forty years, and will share her hints on researching your (potential)
Native American past
Thomas is the author of
"The Art of Memory: Historic Cemeteries of Grand Rapids, Michigan"
Are held the 3rd Thursday of each month
March thru November starting at 1:00 pm
unless otherwise noted.
We are trying a new meeting location
this year so we will be meeting
at Traverse Area District Library - Main
in the McGuire Room.
610 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686
Event is Free of Charge and the
Public is welcome to attend!
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