About Us

The St. Clair County Family History Group, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization registered with the State of Michigan and the United States Internal Revenue. Located in Saint Clair County, Michigan our goal is to preserve and promote the rich family history of our region.

The purposes of our organization are:
  • To encourage and assist in the study of family history.
  • To promote the exchange of knowledge and encourage the depositing of genealogical records with the organization.
  • To help and share information with each other.
  • To institute research and preserve and perpetuate genealogical and historical records.
  • To promote and publish genealogical materials.
  • To cooperate with other genealogical societies and to aid the Michigan Room of the St. Clair County Library with matters of genealogical interest.

Each year our group purchases and donates genealogical material and books to the Michigan Room of the St. Clair County Library. In addition, we also donate copies of our published genealogical materials to the State of Michigan Library and Archives.

Anyone interested in local history or researching their family tree is encouraged to become a member of our group. Each meeting includes a speaker or special event with the serving of refreshments and snacks. Members will also receive our quarterly newsletter, Blue Water Family Backgrounds, in the months of February, May, August and November. This publication gives members current information about the group, genealogical activities, interesting articles dealing with family research, new publication announcements and an opportunity to submit their queries and family charts to be published within. Membership year is June 1st to May 31st. Membership Application

Newsletter Deadlines

October 15
January 15
April 15
July 15

Please put "SCCFHG Newsletter" in the subject.

Elected Officers and Board of Directors
President - Marilyn L. Hebner
Vice-President - Jim Berry
Secretary - Vicki Armstrong
Treasurer - Sean Howard
Trustees (3 yr) - Lawson Meismer, James Benson, Cheryl Morgan, Carol Bogan
Trustees (2 yr) - Sandy Knoell, Donna DePonio
Michigan Genealogical Council Delegates - Marilyn L. Hebner, Vicki Armstrong
Michigan Genealogical Council Alternates - Fran Warsalla, Cheryl Morgan

Committees and Appointed Positions
Acquisitions - Vicki Armstrong, Chair, Lawson Meismer
Awards - Board of Directors
Fund Raiser, Projects and Trips - Marilyn Hebner
Genealogical Exhibit Committee - Lawson Meismer
Hospitality and Special Events - Sandy Knoell, Chair, Kathy Welser
Indexing Committee James Benson, Chair
Library Liaison - Marilyn Hebner
Library Special Events - Lawson Meismer
Membership - Kathy Welser
Museum Liaison - Marilyn Hebner
Newsletter Editor - Grace Grogan
Newsletter Exchange - Need Chair, Marilyn Hebner
Programs and Speakers - Need Chair, Marilyn Hebner
Publications - James Benson, Chair, Kathy Welser, Marilyn Hebner
Publicity Committee - Donna DePonio
Query Committee - James Benson, Chair, Ella Klein, Donna Landschoot, Marilyn Hebner
Record Preservation - Marilyn Hebner
Surname Registry - James Benson
Scrapbook Collection and Corporate Historian - Need Chair
Monday Night Workshop - Marilyn Hebner
Webmaster - Steven Moore

Duly Elected or Appointed at the Annual Meeting held each year in May.