Interested in your family history? So are we! Our Society provides support and fellowship to those searching for their family roots. The meetings and events offer a chance to share stories and make friends with people who love the same thing you do.

**Anyone interested in the pursuit of genealogy may become a member.
**Memberships run from January 1 through December 31 each year.

Member Benefits Include:

  • Monthly membership meetings and regular events featuring special programs to educate and enlighten you on genealogy and history in general.
  • Twig Talk, a publication with all the latest society news, tons of tips, and help for your genealogical research. Ten months per year.
  • Individual hands-on assistance (at HPL-Torrent House) with basic skills, brick walls, and research advice.
  • Website members only section with access to indexes and records not easily found elsewhere.

Membership Supports:

  • Speaker fees;
  • Genealogy related equipment and supplies, new books and rebinding old ones important to Muskegon County History, photograph and manuscript purchases for the Local History collection at HPL-Torrent House;
  • Publication of books, such as the “History of Muskegon County – A Proud Legacy, Vol I, and History of Muskegon County – Footprints in History, Vol II;
  • State of Michigan non-profit license; Michigan Genealogical Council yearly dues, and National Genealogical Societies yearly dues; Website related maintenance; and Technology associated expenses.  

Please enjoy the fun of finding y​our ancestors!

NOTE:  You can CLICK HERE to open and print Membership Application in a PDF.