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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

The FGS 2017 National Conference program features a wide variety of topics presented by many of the nations's top family history experts. 

FGS 2017 Advance Registration Ends Monday, August 21
Join fellow genealogists and family historians for the FGS 2017 National Conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 30–September 2. Everyone is welcome! Register today! Advance registration closed at midnight EDT, Monday, August 21. Walk-in registration will be available on-site in Pittsburgh.