Zann Nelson, is a historian, writer, horse & cattle farmer and has been involved in Grass-roots political causes and museum management. She is now following her one true love: the investigative work of unknown histories. We were fortunate to attend a presentation of Connecting the Former Enslaved with the Freedman and now Vann has given us permission to publish her presentation on our website. She has a blog where you can enjoy more of her work: http://historyinvestigator.net Please be patient while this presentation loads, it may take several minutes as it is a large powerpoint. Connected the Former Enslaved… 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.
Our 1st meeting of the New Year, will be Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1 pm at the Salem Church Library 2607 Salem Church Rd Fredericksburg, VA 22407. In the event of inclement weather, please check with the library at 540-372-1144 to be sure they are open.
Our topic is “What’s New and What’s Fun at Family Search”; presented by Ray Maki, who will be supported by Julie Cabitto. Both are long time members of the Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society and seasoned speakers.
Our meeting will begin with a one-hour brick wall session at 1 pm, then a short business meeting, followed by Ray’s Presentation. If there is time remaining, follow-up discussions will take place. If you are not familiar with the Family Search Website or you just want to pick up some tips and tricks, don’t miss this presentation.
Bring a friend and money for yearly Dues, which are now due. You may also make a payment on the Membership Page of the Website, using PayPal or a Credit Card.
Our February Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 16, at 1 pm. Topic and Speaker to be announced.