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What Is The Prince George Genealogical Society?

 

We are a group of men and women who meet to discuss our successes and failures while researching our genealogies. Our ancestors came from all over the world, and in our hunt to find them, we gratefully receive the support, encouragement, and ideas that our fellow members can provide to us.

 

Beyond the practical advice and support the club also has a well stocked Library, which is open to members on club nights. This library contains reference books, directories, and genealogical periodicals from all over the world.

 

As well, the PGGS sponsors special activities to aid researchers, such as a Family History Seminar in the fall, and organizing/providing access to genealogy research tours. The club also publishes a quarterly newsletter called Tree Tracer, which includes interesting snippets about Prince George and area history, articles of interest to genealogists, queries from genealogists elsewhere, regarding people who lived in our area, trivia, member news, and more. Submissions from all members are welcome.

 

We meet on the third Tuesday of each month, from September through June, at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 1500 Edmonton St., Prince George. The Library is open to members at 7:00 pm and meetings begin at 7:30 pm. We offer a variety of activities and speakers throughout the season. The executive meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month and the location will be announced at the general meetings. All paid members are urged to attend both meetings.

 

Upcoming meetings and Special Events that are happening are announced at regular meetings and on our Club News & Views page as well as in the Coming Events column of The Citizen. The club is always looking for new ideas for activities and/or guest speakers and YOUR input could be invaluable.

 

We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and please come back often to check for changes, additions, new members, and added surnames.

 

 

Did Your Ancestors Pass This Way?

 

Are you looking for ancestors who may have passed through or settled in Prince George, BC, Canada?  If so, submit a query to the:  

Prince George Genealogical Society, PO Box 1056, Prince George, BC, Canada V2L 4V2

   

You may contact Sharon Dow or Robin Fairservice for help. You can also send articles, queries, or information. All queries will be answered by one of our volunteer club members. There is a small fee charged to non-members to help pay the cost of photo copying and mailing. Don't forget to ask about our newsletter, our seminars, our fantastic cookbooks, and club memberships.

 


      Prince George Genealogical Society Index

 

Here you will find links to genealogical information, individual member pages, club news, links to Canadian, International and miscellaneous genealogy sites, and other interesting items, many submitted by our members.