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
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.