Livingston County Genealogical Society

Find Your Family History


Come join us at our next meeting!

Use this link to go to our meeting page to register for the next meeting.

Use this other link to learn about how Zoom works.

Upcoming talks:

3 March 2022 – Cindy Grostick – Swedish Research using ArkivDigital

7 April 2022 – Ginger Ogilvie – DNA in Genealogical Research/Triangulation

5 May 2022 – Mark Mullinax – Tips for Translating Foreign Genealogy Documents

2 June 2022 – Laressa Northrup – Old Photographs 1840 – 1914 – Women’s Fashions

14 July 2022 – Tom Koselka – 1950 Census

5 August 2022Library of Michigan Day – Members Only

1 September 2022 – In Group Meeting – Topic: Michigan Genealogical Society

6 October 2022 – Chris R. – Researching your Polish Ancestors

3 November 2022 – Megan Hale – Timelines in Genealogical Research

1 December 2022Christmas Program

Updated Content

Content for upcoming meetings through June 2022 have been updated.

Kroger Community Rewards Update

If you have a Kroger Shopper’s Card and a digital account, you can link your Shopper’s Card to your account so that all transactions apply toward the organization you choose. Follow the link here for more instructions.

Amazon Smile Update

We invite you to shop at and AmazonSmile will donate to Livingston County Genealogical Society, at no cost to you.

Meetings Update for COVID

Thanks to a couple of generous donations, our membership meetings will be held via Zoom.  Members will receive an invitation to the meeting a few days before.  Cynthia Grostick will be speaking on for our first online meeting.  If you are not a member but would like to attend, please send us an email at and we will send you the invitation.  Remember with Zoom you do not have to live in our area to attend.  To download Zoom to your computer, tablet, or phone, please visit their website at  We look forward to our virtual meeting in June.

Mailing Address Change:

Please note that our mailing address has changed.  Our new address is:

77 Edgemont Drive
Howell, Michigan 48855-9708

The Livingston County Genealogical Society was established in 1982 in order to:

  • Encourage and assist in the study of family history
  • Promote the exchange of knowledge and to encourage the deposit of genealogical records
  • Preserve and make available for genealogical research, the records of our ancestors
  • Cooperate with other societies
  • Publish materials of interest and use to the genealogist

LCGS is a member organization of the Michigan Genealogical Council and has 501c3 non-profit status.


Part of our rotating display at the Howell Carnegie Library.