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Genealogy Lock-In

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October 23, 6:00 - 10:00 pm

A night just for GENEALOGISTS!

  • Free Databases
  • Free black and white printing
  • Prizes
  • Pizza

Space is limited.  Click here to signup!

My Genealogy Research: Til Death Do Us Part

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October 13, 6:30 pm
Presented by:  Bill Priest

This presentation will look at the preparations you should be making today to preserve your research, and your legacy, in the event of an untimely death. Mr. Priest will cover the steps you can take to make sure that your research records, both paper based or electronic, can be recovered and use by others.

Cemetery Records: Dying to get in there

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October 20, 6:30 pm
Presented by:  Karen Krugman

Professional Genealogist Karen Krugman will teach you why you need to get into cemetery records and what you can find there.  She will advise you on locating cemeteries and headstones, and provide other important information about cemeteries.

Genealogy Resources at Lyon Township Public Library


Lyon Township Public Library is pleased to have one of the premiere genealogical research departments in SE Michigan. Local history and Michigan history are well represented in our materials, including scrapbooks of birth, marriage, and death records, a full collection of the South Lyon Herald on CD dating back to 1929, local cemetery indexes, records of Phillips Funeral Home in South Lyon, and local family histories. The library has a large collection of reference materials as well as books and videos available for loan. For those of you who want to share your genealogy experiences and learn along with other aspiring genealogists there is a Genealogy Club that meets monthly! Please come and explore what the library may have for you!

Cathy Cottone has been the Genealogist at the Lyon Township Public Library for over ten years. Cathy can help you get started on your own genealogy and family tree and give research advice. Cathy is available for personal consultation by appointment.  Click here to schedule an appointment.

Family History Center Affiliate

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The Lyon Township Public Library is a Family History Center Affiliate.

Stop by to see how we can help you with your genealogy research needs.

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