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Location: River Park Church,
3818 - 14A Street SW (map)

Next Meeting: Monday, March 06

7-9 p.m.


What's New in Irish Research

More records than ever are now available online for researching your Irish ancestors. Come and see what's new... or maybe not so new!


Biography - Janice Cushman, Emeritus AG®

Janice Cushman is an avid genealogist and instructor, who specializes in British Isles, Canada, and U.S. research. She has the Family History Certificate (Professional Option) from Brigham Young University and is a retired Accredited Genealogist® professional.


Janice's interest in genealogy was sparked in 1979, when she took an introductory course offered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since then, her genealogical career has included over 40 conference and other speaking engagements, writing her book, Donaghy Family History: From Ireland to Canada, serving as the Director of the Calgary Regional Family History Center for four years, and thousands of gravestones examined!


AFHS library


Our library is located at

712 - 16 Avenue NW in Calgary (map). Check out the Calendar for hours of operation (they can vary) or call the library at (403) 214-1447.



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Proud member of FGS


Proud member of FFHS


Call for Speakers!


Family Roots 2017 - Our Canada! Our Stories!


AFHS is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic presenters for its one-day conference! If you are comfortable speaking before a gathering of 35 to 300 people and can provide an hour of engaging presentation, this conference is for you! All speakers, including AFHS members, who have something of value to share are encouraged to submit presentations.


Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017

For details please visit our Family Roots Events Page.



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Databases galore


Our cemetery database now contains a whopping 197,000 records!


Search our Cemetery Database


(Cemetery records are also available on DVD.)


Our Births, Marriages and Deaths (BMD) database contains over 38,000 records. It will continue to grow over time and is supplemental to the Newspaper announcements page.


Search our BMD Database