Writing Your Family History, by Mary Maki, FRGS member and Secretary. As genealogists we know that birth, marriage, and death dates are not enough. We want to learn about our ancestors. We want to tell their stories. We want to bring them to “life.” Writing helps us to do that. It helps us make sense of our research. It tells us what we are missing—names, dates, and especially citations. Most of us have our family trees online. It is possible that future generations may not be interested in online family trees, … Continue Reading »
Welcome to the Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society
The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society (FRGS) serves area residents who are researching their personal genealogies, wherever that family history may hail from. The Society also serves as a central repository for information about regional genealogical resources. We invite you to explore this website for information about FRGS and to explore the area's rich information sources.
The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society (FRGS) meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Salem Church Branch Library, 2607 Salem Church Rd., Fredericksburg, VA 22407. Our meetings feature presentations from local and regional genealogists and discussions about our own research successes and brick walls. The public is welcome to join us for an evening of genealogy with your fellow family history researchers and to consider membership in our society.
January 2018 Meeting — Member Round Table
Member Round Table and Brick Wall Solving. The first meeting of the new year will be Saturday, January 13, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Members will gather in a round table session to share success stories and bring brick walls to the group for discussion and (hopefully!) resolution. These periodic sessions that are completely devoted to members and their research have proven to be popular and beneficial. The public is welcome…join us to share your stories and learn about FRGS.
See you Saturday, January 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at the Salem Church branch library.