Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society -- Kalamazoo, MI

Welcome to the KVGS website!

We serve historians and genealogists who are interested in the Kalamazoo River Valley region - and around the world, too.  Join us!

President's Message

The 2020-2021 KVGS year is here!  Programs will be virtual using the Zoom platform. 
The general meeting (brief business meeting first) will be Monday, September 21.  Brenda Leyndyke, president of the MI Genealogical Council and a member of the Calhoun County Genealogical Society, will speak on "Fast and Free: Top Genealogy Websites to Search." Invitations to register will be emailed Saturday, September 19, and the handout will be included for you to download.
Future Skills Sessions will be the FOURTH Monday, following the general meeting the third Monday.
"See" you at the meetings.
Jan Wright, President

KVGS on Social Media and Other Sites

KVGS is on more than just our own website.  Visit us at the following links to check out our "footprint" on the Internet.

Family Tree Maker User Group
Join other FTM software users for discussion and problem solving. This group currently holds virtual meetings by Zoom.  Contact Bev Grambau (kazoobev@gmail.com) to be added ...

Board Meeting
Monthly board meetings are open to members. Come see the Board in action. Currently, the Board is meeting by Zoom.  If you want to attend, ...

Got Ancestors? 2020
The West Michigan Genealogical Society (Grand Rapids) is hosting a virtual day with Lisa Louis Cooke. Registration details are on the website: http://wmgs.org.

KVGS General Meeting
Join fellow genealogists for a general meeting via Zoom, rather than in-person.  If you would like information about how to join the meeting, please contact ...

CANCELLED Research trip to Washington, DC
CANCELLED.  Unfortunately, this trip has been cancelled.  It has been re-scheduled for September 26-October 1, 2021.  Hope you can join us!  Join a group of ...

Visit Us on Flickr
Stop over to Flickr.com to see the images uploaded from the KVGS collection. Visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikvgs/