AFGS has been collecting obituaries since 1978. We currently have nearly 200 volumes with 500 pages in each volume. These obituaries are received from all over the country and are a valuable asset. Hard copies can be found in the library and they will also appear in the Members Only section. Each volume has an index. Every five volumes have a separate index. Finally, every fifty volumes has an index. Many of the obituaries have pictures as well as helpful information.
Members Only Online Library
AFGS is developing the Fall workshop series. Thank you to our presenters and the many attendees who enjoyed the programs we offered in the spring. We look forward to bringing you another series beginning in September. The workshops are presented free of charge through a grant from the Lefoyer Endowment Fund.New Titles in the Library:
The society is always adding new titles to our library holdings. To view the latest additions Click Here.Volunteers Needed:
AFGS is an all-volunteer non-profit organization. As such we look to members who have specific skills who are willing to help the society maintain its excellent standing as a premier genealogical and historical organization. We are planning to distribute a survey by email to our members outlining the specific skills we need. Many volunteers from around the country working from home on a variety of projects. You need not live locally or visit the society to make a difference.
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Hessian Marriages in Quebec
Download an index of Hessian marriages in Quebec (PDF) (Referred to in the January-March 2018 Je Me Souviens)