Mission StatementThe Alberta Family Histories Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to promote and encourage an interest in family history research.
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Monthly Archives: March 2011
Beginner Genealogy The AFHS Education Committee will be offering a 2 hour interactive course in Family History Basics to members only on May 7th from 9:30 to 11:30. Location: AFHS Library, 712 – 16 Avenue NW Calgary, AB, CANADA There … Continue reading
AFHS’ Spring April 2011 edition of the Chinook publication has arrived! Featuring “Tweets and Tools” this issue has several excellent guest articles. These are: Google News Archive: A Genealogy Goldmine! Thomas MacEntee walks us through this wonderful archive using examples … Continue reading
New genealogists don’t think about source citations when they research their family trees. They are busy finding new cousins and making the branches grow. It is not until they go back to find a certain reference or to review where … Continue reading
The AFHS general meeting will be held Monday (March 7) at 7:00 PM at River Park Church, Calgary, Alberta The program is none other than our intrepid Projects Committee who will tell us about the very important work they are … Continue reading
Volunteer Opportunity Transcription Project for the Federation of Family History Societies The AFHS is participating in the Federation’s “Oh Where, Oh Where has my Ancestor Gone”project due to begin soon. Volunteers log onto an internet site and type up handwritten … Continue reading