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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.



27-30 August, 20142014ConferenceLogo
San Antonio, Texas
Make your plans to join us in 2014 as we explore the amazing culture of San Antonio. Situated on the famed riverwalk, "Gone to Texas" will offer a week full of learning, networking, and discovery.


Preserve the PensionsJoin the initiative to raise funds to digitize the War of 1812 pension files and make them accessible online – FREE and FOREVER!


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FGS 2015 Call for Presentations
FGS has annopunced a Call for Presentations for the FGS 2015 Conference being held February 11-14, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 2015 conference will be held at the same time as the RootsTech 2015 Conference. This innovative blending of the established tradition of FGS’s stellar conferences, focused on genealogical society management, records, and methodology, with RootsTech’s famed conferences, centered on family history, technology, and storytelling, will provide speakers the opportunity to participate in an exciting, once in a lifetime event.