News & Events

A listing of news and events relating to the Finding Family book and author Richard Hill

NOTE: Events are listed in reverse chronological order with current events listed first.


2018 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.

South Bend Area Genealogical Society Spring Conference

St. Joseph County Public Library

304 South Main Street South Bend, IN 


2017 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

Herrick District Library

300 S. River St., Holland, Michigan


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.

Houghton Lake Public Library

4431 W. Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, Michigan


Saturday, January 17, 2017 - 1:00 p.m.

The Sophie de Marsac Campau Chapter NSDAR

Grand Rapids Public Library

111 Library Street NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan


2016 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.

Huron Shores Genealogical Society

Robert Parks Library

6010 N. Skeel Ave., Oscoda, Michigan


Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00 a.m.

Northwest Ohio Genealogy Seminar

Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Library & Museums

Spiegel Grove, 1337 Hayes Avenue, Fremont, Ohio


Thursday-Friday, June 2 & 3, 2016

Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board Conference

Hilton Garden Inn,

1001 South Peters Street, New Orleans, LA


Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 1:25 p.m.

Who Do You Think You Are? Live

The NEC Birmingham, England


Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.

Muskegon DAR

Brownstone Banquet Room at Muskegon County Airport

101 Sinclair Drive, Norton Shores MI


2015 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 2:00 p.m.

Flint Genealogical Society

Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St,  Flint, MI 


Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Berrien County Genelogical Society

Tryon School, 912 E. John Beers Road, St. Joseph, Michigan


Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Q&A Only. No presentation.

Loutit District Library

407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven, MI


Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:30 a.m.

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research

Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave. DetroitMI 


Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Grace A. Dow Memorial LibraryMidland Genealogical Society

1710 W. St. Andrews, Midland, MI


Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Loutit District Library

407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven, MI


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Brighton District Library

100 Library Drive, Brighton, MI


2014 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 1:30 p.m.

West Michigan Genealogical Society

Ryerson Auditorium of the Grand Rapids Public Library

111 Library Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

Lyon Township Public Library

27005 S. Milford Road, South Lyon, Michigan


Saturday, Ocotber 18, 2014 - 2:00 p.m.

Capital Area District Libraries: DOWNTOWN LANSING

401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI


Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Muskegon Area District Library: NORTON SHORES BRANCH

705 Seminole Rd, Muskegon , MI


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Capital Area District Libraries: WEBBERVILLE BRANCH

115 S. Main St., Webberville, MI


Monday, October 6, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

Capital Area District Libraries: MASON BRANCH

145 W. Ash St., Mason, MI


Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Dearborn Genealogical Society

Cherry Hill Baptist Church

1045 N. Gulley Rd., Dearborn Heights, MI


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

Flat River Community Library

200 W. Judd St., Greenville, MI


Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

Greater Hopes

1345 Monroe Ave. NW., Grand Rapids, MI


Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 2:00 p.m.

Bay County Library System

500 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI


Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Muskegon County Genealogical Society

VFW Post #3195

5109 Grand Haven Rd., Norton Shores. MI


Sunday, May 4, 2014 - Meeting 2:30 p.m., Presentation 3:00 p.m.

Northville Genealogical Society

Northville Public Library

212 West Cady St., Northville, MI


Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 1:30 p.m.

Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan

Gaelic League of Detroit

2068 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI


Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

Saginaw Genealogical Society

LDS Church

1415 N. Center Road, Saginaw, MI


2013 Speaking Schedule


Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.

West Michigan Genealogical Society

Ryerson Auditorium of the Grand Rapids Public Library

111 Library Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI


Saturday, October 26, 2013 - All-Day Event

Michigan Genealogical Council Fall Seminar

Archives of Michigan

702 W. Kalamazoo

Lansing, MI


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.

Schuler Books & Music Local Author Night

3165 Alpine Ave.

Walker, MI


Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 5:00 p.m.

Ford Genealogy Club

Ford World Headquarters, Conference Room 5A-East

1 American Rd, Dearborn, MI

Note: use the entrance on the north side of the building!


Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 1:00 p.m.

Ionia County Genealogical Society

Freight Station Museum

1117 Emerson Street, Lake Odessa, MI


Thursday, June 6, 2013

Southern California Genealogical Society

Family History and DNA: Genetic Genealogy in 2013

Marriott Burbank Hotel & Convention Center, Burbank, California


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.

The Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society

Columbus Main Library Auditorium

96 S. Grant St., Columbus Ohio


Monday, January 14, 2013 - 6:00 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

2670 56th St. SW, Grandville, Michigan


Press Releases


Press Release announcing the publication of "Finding Family" October 31, 2012

Link to Release on PRWeb

PDF File of Release

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