Hello Everybody, our website is currently being updated.  Some links and Query databases have not yet been migrated over, sorry for the inconvenience. 

Looking for the previous site?  Visit: archive.afhs.ab.ca

Please stay tuned!

Jul 03 2017

Legacy >>

The Legacy SIG

The AFHS Legacy Users Group will meet Sunday, December 10, at the AFHS library (712 16 Ave NW) from 1:30 to 3 pm. Tentative topics include how to add a location, using bookmarks and the To-Do feature. Everyone is welcome to attend – longtime users, new users and people considering Legacy as their genealogy software. For more information contact:  Marion Peterson.

Jul 03 2017

DNA >>

DNA SIG

When: Sunday, January 14th at 1:30 pm. (calendar)

Where: AFHS Library at 712 – 16th Avenue NW


We discuss what is happening in the world of genetic genealogy and try to help you make sense of your DNA results.

If you have questions about your DNA test results, remember to bring your NUMBERS – your DNA kit number and your password. If you would like to receive the Thermometer DNA SIG newsletter please contact us at dnasig@afhs.ab.ca and we will add you to the email distribution list.

Jul 03 2017

Family Tree Maker >>

Family Tree Maker SIG

Next Meeting: Saturday, January 6, 2018

From 10 am until noon, at the AFHS Library.  See Calendar for other details.

Merry Christmas to All! Our January meeting will be on Saturday January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am.  We will also continue to discuss and help each other with the features of all versions of the software. See you in the New Year.

Jul 03 2017

Family Genes >>

Family Genes

Family Genes is a society project for the preservation of members’ family tree studies.  Using a web-based application, known as TNG, or: “The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding”, our members can upload, display and archive their family information.

Explore the site at Family Genes and check out the dozens of family studies that have been posted.  You might find your ancestors.

The Family Genes group meets during the Genealogy Computing Group sessions on Saturdays.  The meeting are held at the AFHS Library each second Saturday, from 9:30 am until noon, except for the summer months of July and August.

Jun 20 2017

Aug 26: AFHS Summer Picnic

AFHS Summer Picnic

The society will be having their annual summer picnic on Saturday, August 26, again out at Kay Clark’s homestead property, east of the city.  Bring along your goodies and family collectables.