Federation of Genealogical Societies
Let's Connect! FGS Facebook Page FGS Twitter Page FGS Voice Blog

Federation of Genealogical Societies

Representing the members of hundreds of genealogical societies across the United States and other nations, the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is here to link the genealogical community and help its members grow. 



Empower your organization for the 21st century with society management tools, services, and resources FGS provides members. 

U.S.-Mexican War Project

Help create a free searchable index of U.S.-Mexican War records, a joint project with FGS and the National Park Service's Palo Alto Battlefield National Park. 


Published for the genealogical community for over a quarter of a century, learn from the experts in FORUM with in-depth research strategies, cutting-edge technology help, and society management strategies.

FGS 2017

Hotel reservations are now open for the FGS 2017 National Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 30–Sep 2. The Westin Convention Center and Omni William Penn Hotel are offering reduced pricing for attendees from Aug 23 to Sep 8 (subject to availability). 

FGS 2017 Conference Program
The Federation of Genealogical Societies is pleased to announce the FGS 2017 Conference program. This year’s conference theme “Building Bridges to the Past” references not only the many bridges in Pittsburgh but also the bridges between the old world and new, as well as our journeys to discover our past. Sessions are aimed at strengthening your research skills no matter what your level or area of expertise might be. Information about registration will be coming soon.