Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society

Welcome to the FHWGS website!

Next monthly membership meetings is Saturday, March 2, 2019
Presenter: Jehan Crump-Gibson, Esq, Partner, Great Lakes Legal Group PLLC
Wills and probate basics.  Using wills and probate
records for genealogical research. 

February 2019 Membership Meeting

February 2, 2019
State Clubs - Black History Month focus: The Great Migration

January 2019 Membership Meeting

January 5, 2019
The 40th Anniversary Book Committee Co-chairs; Leslie Williams and Omer Jean Winborn led the State Clubs session: Finding the Writer Within and Writing From the Heart
Committee Members: Evan Chaney, Raymond Davis, Jacqui Hollier, Patricia Perry, Carolyn Saunders, Renee Stong-Terry 

November 2018 Membership Meeting

November 3, 2018
DeWitt S. Dykes Jr., Associate Professor, Department of History, Oakland University, presents on the topic: Enslaved Africans' Marrages, Families and Records.
The handout is available in the member download section.  Guests who attended may request a copy by email.  Email us at

DMCVB Family Reunion Planning Seminar

September 29, 2018  

September 2018 Membership Meeting


FHWGS at Morgan West Wheatland Cemetery

2018 Karl Hamilton Field Trip

2018 National Genealogical Society Conference

NGS Society Night, Grand Rapids, MI

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