Federation of Genealogical Societies
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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

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 Awards
Nominate an individual or society for a 2016 FGS award.