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Midwest Genealogy Center

Midwest Genealogy Center

3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055

It’s All Relative: Finding Stories in Your Family Tree

Who is lurking in your family tree? A witch from Salem, Massachusetts? Maybe Napoleon Bonaparte’s bodyguard? A fork grinder from Sheffield? Or wicked King John of Robin Hood fame? Those are just a handful of the relatives Marilyn McPhie has discovered the branches of her family tree. Join McPhie as she shares ways to explore your family stories and turn them into tellable tales, weave them into traditional stories, or share them in introductions and segues. It’s part research, part family lore, and part imagination. It’s all good, relatively speaking.

Researching Your German Ancestors

Do you have a German ancestor in your family tree? Learn the basic methods for completing German genealogy research. A brief history of Germany and former German lands will be presented, as well as resources available at Midwest Genealogy Center and online.

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Upcoming Events
Midwest Genealogy Center
Wed, Jan 23, 2019 - 10:30am
Midwest Genealogy Center
Thu, Jan 24, 2019 - 6:30pm
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Fri, Jan 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Mon, Jan 28, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Wed, Jan 30, 2019 - 6:30pm
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Thu, Jan 31, 2019 - 2:00pm

Genealogy Research

Use one of our online databases to search censuses, newspapers, vital records, and more.

Family Forms

MGC has a collection of printable forms to help in your family history research.

Online Learning

Start your genealogy journey with our getting started video.

Genealogy Quick Look

Search indexes for MGC resources and the US Railroad Retirement Board.


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