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.

August 21
How NOT to Leave Your Genealogy Behind Video
“How NOT to Leave Your Genealogy Behind”.  Presenters:  Amy Johnson Crow and Curt Witcher.  Nobody wants their genealogy research ...

August 28
DNA - One Family, One World Video
“DNA – One Family, One World”.  Presenter:  David Nicholson.  Explore a new project by LivingDNA that is mapping the worlds ...

September 11
Immigrant Ancestors Video
“Immigrant Ancestors”.  Explore Immigration Records, Naturalization Records, Passenger Lists, and other Immigration Resources.

September 15
BCGS 2018 Fall Seminar
Our Guest Speaker will be Katherine R. Willson.   Katherine is a highly-acclaimed and professionally-trained national public speaker and ...

September 18
Source Citations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Video
“Source Citations:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”.  Presenter:  Diana Elder.  Use a source citation to help others ...

September 25
Advancing Your Genealogy with DNA Video
“Advancing Your Genealogy with DNA”.  Presenter:  Anne Swayne.  Learn what new tools Ancestry DNA has to advance your research and ...

October 2
October BCGS Board Meeting
Meeting of the BCGS Board of Directors to review past events and plan new events.  Update on ongoing and future projects.  ...