Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Spring 2011 Seminar
Fall City Cemetary
Wedding Photo
Photos in Cigar Box
Ladies Reading Family Tree
Kids in Wagon Pulled by Goat
The Seattle Genealogical Society, founded in 1923, is an educational organization devoted exclusively to furthering genealogical research, promoting interest in family history, and preserving records. The Seattle Genealogical Society's mission is to serve as a community resource for quality genealogical research and education.
We conduct meetings, offer classes and seminars, compile and publish research materials, and maintain a computer-equipped, 13,000-item library open to the public for researching family history. Wherever your ancestors lived, please consider joining us. Please come visit our library and check out our resources covering every U.S. state and many countries. Check out our Calendar to see the range of programs and classes we offer.


Want to connect conversationally with the SGS membership online? Join our Facebook Group, FB account and join request required. 


FTM Help Session at SGS August 27th, 2016

FAMILY TREE MAKER HELP SESSIONS, Saturday, August 27 2016 at the SGS Library at 10:15 a.m

Do you wish you could create attractive pedigree charts, display ancestor timelines, or show your documentation for key family facts? Do you want to learn more about the Family Tree Maker genealogy software program and how to use its special features to record and share your family history research with others?

SGS will sponsor a series of meetings for users of Family Tree Maker to learn more about how to use that software most effectively. The series starts Saturday, August 27 at the SGS Library at 10:15 a.m. More info.


Taming Your Inner Packrat Webinar by HGBC

Webinar Group Viewings and SGS Member Premium Content slated for late August early September

SGS has acquired licenses to offer the membership select Hack Genealogy Boot Camp webinars produced by Thomas MacEntee. We're getting busy creating the online access, and have plans to schedule a social group viewing experience to be hosted by Membership Director Julia Marconi. Webinars include valuable handouts with tons of tips and tricks.

Up first will be Taming Your Inner Packrat presented by Lisa Alzo, 90 minutes.

Webinar description: Are you drowning in a sea of papers, documents, old photographs and other research materials? Feeling like a family history hoarder? If you want to start the New Year off right as a more efficient and organized genealogist, then you won't want to miss this genealogy mini boot camp. Author, lecturer, and instructor, Lisa A. Alzo will show you how to purge your inner packrat and bust through the clutter.