New class for AFHS members
(Time to register is running out!)
The Education Committee is offering a course for AFHS members on immigration and land records. This will be offered on Sunday, February 1, at 2:00 p.m. at the AFHS Library (712 - 16 Avenue NW).
You will learn how to find records and what they can tell you about your ancestors. You will have time to search on AFHS computers with individual assistance from the presenters.
If you are interested in attending, please .
DNA SIG is becoming very popular
Our newly-formed DNA Special Interest Group (SIG) has already held two meetings, which were very well attended. To help spread the word, we have decided to publish its very first publication, the January 2015 edition of Thermometer. If you have any questions, please . Enjoy!
New BMD database records uploaded!
For researchers who use our databases, we have added over 800 new records to our BMD (births, marriages and deaths) database. The new records are from the Calgary Daily Herald from 1904.
You may search the database for FREE from here.
Join our discussion board
Our mailing list is growing and we now have 115 members signed up. Don't miss out on announcements and general discussion!
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- View archives of the old Dist-Gen messages here.
If you have any difficulty signing up for the new mailing list, please contact Dawn (webmaster) .
Our cemetery database now contains a whopping 197,000 records!
(Cemetery records are also available on DVD.)
Our Births, Marriages and Deaths (BMD) database contains over 34,000 records. It will continue to grow over time and is supplemental to the Newspaper announcements page.