Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history.
We are a 100% Volunteer
organization. Delays may occur when sending requests. For LibraryHours
, please see our Library Page
April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Volunteers are what – or who - keep our genealogical societies thriving and growing. THANK YOU to all of you who are committee members, board members, teach classes, help other researchers, help staff the WJH LRC, make coffee and bring treats to our meetings.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
The MGS Spring Workshop on Saturday, April 28, features some basic resources for research. The sessions will be great for beginners as well as those who want a comprehensive review.
Registration is now open!
2018 Writing Contest is Open
You are invited to enter the Minnesota Genealogical Society Family History Writing Competition.
Entries are due July 1, 2018.
Winners announced at the North Star Conference.
MGS Dues Have Increased
Membership dues for the Society have remained the same for many years! The Board voted to increase our dues effective Jan 1, 2018.
Individual 1-year membership USD 40.00 (was USD 35.00).
Family 1-year membership USD 60.00 (was USD 45.00).
Young Adult 1-year membership USD 20.00 (was USD 18.00).
A 1-year Subscription to the MGS journal, "Minnesota Genealogist" (no other membership benefits are included) USD 25.00 (was USD 20.00, 35.00 option was eliminated)
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