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 The mission of the Gogebic Range Genealogical Society is to promote and assist with the research and preservation of genealogy and family history of the Gogebic Range area. This area encompasses Gogebic County, Michigan, and Iron County, Wisconsin.  


Our genealogical society is dedicated to helping you find your roots on the Gogebic Range. Our obituary database contains the names of over 70,000 residents who lived on the Gogebic Range between 1890 and the present. Hundreds of records are being added every month.  


Our October 2015 newsletter is available...  just Click on 'Newsletters' above!  


Note:  We are letting you know that the Northern Waters Genealogical Society, in the county just south of us, has WONDERFUL monthly speakers about how to research different topics, and a support system to help you connect to genealogical resources in the area and on the internet.  Their meetings are only an hour drive southeast of us.  Please take a moment to see their highlighted speakers... you might want to attend!!  See their meeting schedules at their website at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~winwgs/meetings.htm  Their upcoming meetings:    


Tuesday Jan 5, 3:00-5:00 pm Presque Isle Community Center Hookers, Crooks, and Kooks, or “Aunt Merle Didn’t Run a Boarding House!” a prerecorded Webinar by Jana Sloan Broglin, CG and Legacy Family Tree - Chris Greb
Tuesday Feb 2, 3:00-5:00 pm Boulder Junction Community Center What’s in your Genes now? - a second look at the use of DNA in Genealogical Research - Carol Williams
Tuesday Mar 1, 3:00-5:00 pm Manitowish Waters Community Center Paddy on the net: Irish Genealogy Databases- a prerecorded Webinar by Michael Brophy and Legacy Family Tree-Carol Williams
Tuesday Apr 5, 3:00-5:00 pm Presque Isle Community Center Finding Family in the history of a community - Ann Egan
Tuesday May 3, 7:00-9:00 pm Boulder Junction Community Center How to locate and Use  Land Records in Genealogical Research - Susan Fassbender
Tuesday June 7, 7:00-9:00 pm Manitowish Waters Community Center Quilts of the 18th and 19th Century…more to our family history then cloth, thread, and creativity - Sandra Hodgman, Quilter and Historian


A note from the President.. Until we are able to offer more extensive on-site cemetery listings, we ask that you contact the Gogebic Range Genealogical Society (e-mail or postal mail) for assistance with cemetery look-ups. We will be glad to help in any way possible. Gary Harrington - President, GRGS: email me at twolees1@chartermi.net NEW Monthly GRGS board meeting minutes can be found at the 'meetings' button above! Gogebic Roots cannot continue to exist without your monetary help and involvement. Please consider becoming a paid member. The cost is $12.00 annually for an individual membership. Family and Life memberships are also available.


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