EMMET COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
The Suburban Trains are from circa 1905. Taken between Lake and Bay Streets, looking north. The house, top right center, is the brick apartment house on the corner of Rose and Division Streets in Petoskey, MI.
Historical Society &
NEW MEETING LOCATION AND DATES (First Tuesday)
The Emmet County Genealogical Society holds a monthly General Meeting at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Hall, 455 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI (1/2 block from Stafford's Perry Hotel) unless otherwise noted. Please join us, visitors are always welcome. Use side door entrance.
August 6, 2013 - Terry Vanderslik will talk on his trip to Alaska
September 3, 2013 - Janice Smith presentation - Historical Hotels of Petoskey
October 1, 2013 - Henry Pfeifle presentation - Roads and Development on the West Side of Petoskey
November 5, 2013 - Fall Harvest Potluck Dinner - theme: History of Emmet County
December 3, 2013 - Christmas Party for members
BEGINNING GENEALOGY CLASS
The Alanson Area Public Library in conjunction with the Emmet County Genealogical Society will
hold a class on beginning genealogy Saturday, August 17, 2013.
10:00 am - 11:30 am at the library, 7631 Burr Avenue, Alanson, MI
Contact Kim Morgan for more information.
Membership Fees are $15.00 for one year. Single or couple (husband and wife)
EMMET COUNTY CIVIL WAR VETERANS RESEARCH PROJECT
EMMET COUNTY HISTORY PROJECT
Both the Civil War and History Project Notebooks will soon be housed at the Alanson Area Public Library
Our Elected Officers for the 2013-2014 Membership Year
Alanson Area Public Library We are very grateful for the generosity of the Alanson Area Public Library for housing all our society holdings. We now have over 300 research books, many genealogy helpers, our society newsletters, regional society newsletters, genealogy magazines and our society history. Over 200 genealogy books were donated to our society by Marcia K. Bourdeau and the estate of Lowel Kosloskey. We sincerely thank all involved for their help, assistance and time on this project. Alanson Area Public Library
Our Friends - Angel Ambassadors A newly developed one time hand up non profit organization formed to bring awareness and contributions to all Veterans causes and needs. Visit the Angel Ambassadors Website.
The Harbor Springs Historical Society and History Museum has a genealogy section on their website. It has searchable database and is an ongoing project. Harbor Springs Historical Society & Harbor Springs History Museum.
Greenwood Cemetery in Petoskey, MI now has a website with a genealogical lookup page where all of their burial and obituary records can be searched and printed. A search there will return maiden names as well as last names. A contact form is available on their website for persons wanting information. Greenwood Cemetery
Volunteers Are Needed
Members are needed to help with the expansion of the Emmet County Genealogical Society and be on the Membership Committee. This will be an ongoing project. If you have an interest in being on this committee, please email: Janet Fettig Corresponding Secretary.
If you are interested in becoming involved in the Emmet County Genealogical Society or have ideas or talents you'd like to share, please contact Recording Secretary, Marcia Maves.
This page was
updated March 13, 2013.
Train photo at top of
page - contributed by Lowell Kosloskey.