Genealogical Society of Monroe County, MI
Latest news from the Michigan Genealogical Council!
  1. MGC has updated the Pioneer Certificate program. There is a power point presentation and ten-page handout that you are free to use that tells members what they need to know about the program.  The power point is available after signing into the MGC website.  It is in the “Secure Downloads” section on the left sidebar, after you sign in.  Click on “Pioneer Certificate Program” to be taken to the two items. Application materials are available on MGC’s website.  You don’t have to sign in to access this information. Click on “Pioneer Certificates” on the left blue sidebar to access the application.
  2. The Michigan Naturalizations Indexing Project is back online at Family Search. Transcribers are needed. This is a huge project and the more people who transcribe the sooner the records will be available.
  3. On September 1, 2019 digital collections currently available on will move to Please read the information provided by the Archives staff about this move at Please let your members know because URL’s for saved Seeking Michigan information will no longer access those records.