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May Membership Meeting

15 May 2023 @ 6:30 PM EDT

WWCGS May Membership Meeting

Monday, 15 May 2023

Topic: EXIT  ENTER  COMMIT – Emigration, Immigration and Naturalization with Thomas Koselka

Presentation description:  In “Exit, Enter, Commit – Emigration, Immigration, and Naturalization,” we explore emigration and immigration passenger lists from Europe coming into ports of entry to the US and Canada. We also examine the US Naturalization process. Did you know a woman could lose her citizenship under certain circumstances? Over time, the questions, and regulations for becoming a citizen changed.

Presenter bio:  Tom has been researching his family history since the middle 1980s. Tom is currently the President of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research.  He was a Past-President of the Michigan Genealogical Council and the Dearborn Genealogical Society. Additionally, he serves as a board member, mentor, and advisor to several Michigan genealogical societies. Tom is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Ontario Ancestors, and the National Genealogical Society. Retired from Dearborn Music, Tom lives in Westland, Michigan, with his genealogist wife, Valerie.

This meeting will be VIRTUAL


  • 6:30 PM Virtual doors open/social
  • 6:45 PM Announcements and business meeting
  • 7:00 PM Feature presentation

Visitors welcome!

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  • VIDEO/AUDIO may be on at the beginning of the meeting to say hello to fellow members.  Reminder that once the featured presentation begins to mute audio/video.


15 May 2023
6:30 PM EDT
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Harvey DeWitt

The Western Wayne County Genealogical Society meets on the third Monday of each month, September through May with the exception of December for the Membership Meeting, followed by a forum/social discussion and feature presentation.