Berrien County Genealogical Society
Amelia Island Genealogical Society
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Berrien County Genealogical Society Website!
Located in the Southwestern Corner of Michigan's Lower Pennisula
We hope you will realize the benefits in joining our society, whether your research is focused on Berrien County or some other area.  Browse our website, attend our meetings, and generally get to know us.  Check out our schedule of upcoming events, and then plan to attend if you have the opportunity. We look forward to having you as our newest member.
We hope you enjoy our redesigned website!  We are in the process of adding Member Only content which will include select Berrien County death records and cemetery information.
Our Website will continue to evolve as we adapt to the many opportunities available to share content and information with our membership using an online presence.
Please visit our Facebook pageMember Blog, or E-mail  your ideas and interests to us at  We request your input to help shape our meetings and programs, website content, and collaborative opportunities
Thank you for your continued support.
If you are already a Member
The Mission of Berrien County Genealogical Society
We promote interest, education, and good research practices in genealogy, as well as to gather, house and publish related materials, inclusive of original records.

Register now for membership in the Berrien County Genealogical Society.  Download the Membership Form to mail in your payment or view the Membership page to see the many benefits of joining our Society.

April 21
What's New in Headstones
  April Meeting Description:  We will feature a presentation of up to the date engraving possibilities on cemetery markers..  We will ...

April 28
FamilySearch Research Tips
  April Workshop: Description:  We will discuss advanced searches in FamilySearch to help you find those elusive ancestors.  Bring your ...

May 19
Building a Genealogy Research Toolbox
  May Meeting: Description:  Participants will learn not only some of the most important online resources for genealogical research, but ...

May 26
Sourcing Your Research
  May Workshop:  Description:  Evaluating the information that you have and evaluating your sources as well as adding sources to ...

June 20
Antique Appraisals
  June Meeting:  Description:  Bring in your antiques and have them professionally appraised.  There is a minimal charge for each ...

June 23
Evernote, One Note, Google+
  June Workshop: Description:  Evaluating the information that you have and organizing the information you need for your research.  Bring your laptops, ...

July 21
How DNA can help you with your research - "Getting Started in Genetic Genealogy
  July Meeting: Description:  It is all the rage, this DNA testing for genealogy.  But what can it tell you?  ...