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Minnesota Genealogical Society

Welcome!

Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society!  MGS invites you to join us in pursuing your family history whether in our classes, webinars, or in research at our William J Hoffman Library and Research Center. 
 
The Society, Library, and meeting rooms all reside in our new home known as the Minnesota Genealogy Center!
 
MGS is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Please browse our website for volunteer opportunities, meetings, membership, and hours we are open.  We look forward to having you visit us at the address above.


Annual Meeting

The MGS Annual meeting will be on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mississippi Room at the Minnesota Genealogy Center.  The agenda will include updates of our finances, newly elected officers for 2019-2020 and a thank you to all the volunteers who contribute to this society. The quorum to hold this meeting is 25 members.  Please come and have coffee and cookies and enjoy the meeting!


Request For Proposals - 2019 Webinars

The Minnesota Genealogical Society’s Education Committee announces its Request for Proposals for its 2019 Webinars. This request pertains to the webinars only. Please visit our Proposal Page for all the information and the submission form.


Affiliate Status Attained

The Minnesota Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that the William J Hoffman Library and Research Center is now a Family Search Affiliate Library. 
As you are researching and looking for the images of the documents you need, you will be able to view it if it says "Access the site at a FamilySearch affiliate library." Please be sure to bring your personal account User Name and Password. Enjoy the additional resources this gives us!


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Minnesota Families is the name of our monthly newsletter. An expanded explanation is available on our Publications page. If you would like to sign up to receive a copy please click the button below.


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November 14
Databases for Your Use at MGS' Library
Description:  Did you know that in the William J. Hoffman Library and Research Center you have access to databases other than Ancestry? Join MGS Library Volunteer Coordinator Kelly Frost as she surveys all that is available to you while using the ...

November 17
German Language Study Group
Bring your German language documents on flash drives to translate.

November 17
Romania's Centennial Celebration
Join us for the Annual Membership meeting of the Romanian Genealogy Society with a presentation by Gabriel Petre   Gabi Petre will  highlight the significance and importance of Romania's Great Union Day of December 01, 1918 marking the unification of Transylvania  with ...

December 1
Legacy Users Group
This group will NOT meet in December. All members are encouraged to attend the MGS Annual Meeting at 10:30 in the Mississippi Room

December 1
Annual Meeting of MGS
The agenda will include updates of our finances, newly elected officers for 2019-2020 and a thank you to all the volunteers who contribute to this society. The quorum to hold this meeting is 25 members.  Please come and have coffee ...