The American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS) is a Family History Center affiliate library. The designation means Society members and the public will have greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources available through Family History Library.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [LDS] is the world’s largest repository of genealogical records and manages the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. It has amassed billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land, and court records of genealogical significance from over 130 countries.

As a Family History Affiliate, AFGS members now have the capability of viewing records that were previously not available at our library on This means researchers are able to view more records on at the AFGS library than are available on home computers. Individuals visiting AFGS to research, can access these records on personal devices using our Wi-Fi connections.

The LDS has over 200 camera teams archiving historic records in 45 countries on any given day. These records are now available electronically at the American-French Genealogical Society.

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