The Flint Genealogical Society will be meeting March 1, 2011, 7 p.m. at the Burton Senior Citizens Center, 3410 S Grand Traverse, Burton, MI. David Irwin will be speaking on the Scots-Irish peoples. He will describe their beginnings in the Lowlands of Scotland from about 1600 to their first migration from Ulster to America after the revolution in the 1790s. He will also tell about the migrations of Scots-Irish to Canada and those who settled in Michigan, especially in the thumb area in the 1880s. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and Professional Genealogist, Historian, Author, Speaker and Consultant with over 30 years of genealogical experience. Mr. Irwin has had training through Boston University -Certificate Program in Genealogical Research.
All are welcome to attend this free program.
Any question may be directed to 810-655-4957
The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a research trip to Ft. Wayne, IN to the Allen County Public Library, May 10-11, 2011. Tickets are on sale now for the bus trip, cost is $40 for members of the society and $45 for non-members of the society. For information about lodging, food and other possible expenses, call Jim at 810-655-4957
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