Mission StatementThe Alberta Family Histories Society is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to promote and encourage an interest in family history research.
Alberta Family Histories SocietyMailing address: 712 - 16 Avenue NW Calgary, AB, CANADA T2M 0J8 Phone: (403) 214-1447. Phone before visiting.
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Category Archives: Resources
Transcribers needed. Help the Projects Committee record newspaper births, marriages and deaths (BMD) announcements. Work from home! Do as little or as much as you’d like (every little bit helps). Have fun adding to the Alberta Family Histories Society’s databases. … Continue reading
Recently, renowned Alberta genealogist Lyn Meehan gave a talk at one of our general meetings. The topic was Irish Resources and it turns out we have ALL the books she recommends in our own AFHS library! Irish Genealogy: A record … Continue reading
Ever wish you could find all the news on upcoming genealogy conferences in one place? Well now you can! This little site promises to be “a website designed to compile all genealogy and family history related conferences in one place.” … Continue reading
Did you know the Alberta Family Histories Society has a Facebook presence? A Twitter account? Google+ and Youtube? Well, we do! You should check them us out. Here are links to our pages: Facebook Twitter Google+ Youtube And join the … Continue reading
Quick Reference (QR) codes, those little squares with digital-looking maze-like patterns in them, are popping up in more and more places these days. Now genealogists are finding they can use them to share a lot of information in very small … Continue reading