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.
North Star Genealogy Conference
Advance Registration Rates Good Through October 1!
Register now for the 2018 North Star Genealogy Conference and take advantage of advance registration rates. Find the member code for registration on the Members Only
page to get these rates.
The Pre-Conference event is sold out.
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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