membership Our community of AFHS members is growing every year. Join us and begin your journey to discovering your family history!

Membership Benefits

  • Invitations to attend special events such as our “FamilyRoots” seminars, and other periodic events with visiting genealogical experts
  • Our monthly member-exclusive e-mail news bulletin, The Windsock, and our newsletter, Chinook Arch, published 10 times each year
  • Full access to our society’s resources and library with exclusive lending privileges
  • Opportunities to participate in Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Whether your special interest is computers, DNA, or locales such as England, Ireland, Scotland or Ontario
  • Participate in activities and society events, gain new friends with similar research interests and have fun!


Institutional Membership

Institutional memberships are open to those institutions and organizations with similar or complementary objectives, e.g. museums, libraries, archives, historical and genealogical societies, educational institutions, etc. Such membership shall be non-voting and shall not hold office.


Click on one of the three buttons below to pay by credit card or by PayPal.  See the instructions, below.

Don’t want to pay online? Click on the fourth button to download an application form to print out.

To pay on line:

  • Click on one of the membership ”pay now” buttons.
  • Fill in the registration form.
    • We do want your first (preferred) given name and last name.
    • If a family membership, you can combine given names together, as in “Dot & Dash” as an example.
    • The Username and the Password entries will allow you log-in access to members’ features in the AFHS website.
    • Your email is needed by the Society to send you any of our regular publications, such as Windsock and Chinook Arch.
  • Debit card or Credit card payment:
    • Skip down to the “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” button.
    • Proceed with the Guest Checkout window, with your debit or credit card information.
    • PayPal does not gather or store your guest information.
  • PayPal payment:
    • Click on the PayPal selection button.  You will get a message, “Pay via your PayPal account”.
    • Use the “Pay with PayPal” page to enter your PayPal email and login credentials.
    • Click on the “Log In” button and go to the PayPal page to compete your transaction.


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Alberta Family Histories Society