The Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) is a non-profit charitable and educational organization. It was founded in 1976 to collect, exchange, preserve, and publish genealogical records, related documents, and information; and to promote and encourage interest and scholarship in genealogy and family history of the State of Maine.
12 Oct 2015 News From The Maine State Archives
Maine Genealogical Society has steadily gained a reputation for the quality of its annual Fall Conference, striving to bring national speakers to the state for our members to hear.
In addition, we have developed a Spring Workshop format dedicated to exploring one topic in more depth than a conference permits.Upcoming Events (watch upcoming announcements for more details):
2016 Southern Maine Genealogy Conference
2016 Maine Genealogical Society and Annual Meeting
Saturday September 17, 2016
Keynote Speaker: Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL
Maine Genealogical Society is very proud of our highly-acclaimed publications. These include a combination of scholarly articles in our quarterly journal, to sketches of individuals living in Maine at the time of the first Federal census, to transcriptions of early town records.