• Georgia Genealogical Society

    We began in 1964 with the goal to raise the standards of genealogical research throughout the state with education programs, workshops, and the publication of genealogical data for public use.

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Your Resource for Genealogical Research

The Georgia Genealogical Society is passionate about our mission to raise the bar on genealogical research in the state of Georgia. We are a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing resources to assist in the collection and preservation of historical records. We do this through offering educational programs, workshops, publications, and more.

We invite you to research, discover and share with us!

Upcoming Seminar:

*VIRTUAL* 1st Quarterly Educational Series of the new year!

 Discover How Librarians and Archivists 

Can Take Your Research to a Whole New Level!


“News and Info about the new Ga. Room changes and Other Nearby Archives, Libraries, and Services”

presented by Switzer Library’s Georgia Room staff: Katie Nelson, Carolyn Crawford, Lauren Craig, and Jeff Kurtz 

“Genealogical Research from the Perspective of an Historian and Archivist”

presented by Maggie Thomas

“A Librarian’s Carpetbag of Genealogy Tips and Tricks; looking at research through a librarian’s eyes”

presented by Tamara Hallo


Join us via Zoom on Saturday, March 13, 2021

Register Here!

GGS COVID-19 Update

The Georgia Genealogical Society Board of Directors is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will be following guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as well as the U.S. Federal and the Georgia State Government.  

The health and safety of our members and volunteers are our priority. Thank you for your understanding.


As a member, you have access to resources and research in our exclusive online library. We have rare materials, history and stories that you won't find elsewhere. All exclusively for members.

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Exclusive Access to Past Webinars and Publications


We pride ourselves on being a leading source of research on Georgia genealogy and history. Our materials are donated and provided as a labor of love by our members and friends.

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