Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Seattle Genealogical Society

Spring 2011 Seminar
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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, 15,000-item library open to the public for researching family history. Wherever your ancestors lived, please consider joining us. 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.
The Seattle Genealogical Society has just become an Affiliate Library for This means that when you are inside our Library either using your own computer or our Patron Computers you will be able to access the "locked" records on You will be prompted to sign up for a FREE account through, or to sign in to your own account and then you can access the records. We are very excited about this affiliation with
The service is available during normal hours at our research library.  We are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 3 PM; Sundays 1 pm to 5 PM.

Fall is in the air - it's time for the Seattle Genealogical Society Fall Seminar! 

Join us for another inspiring and informative seminar!  Cyndi Ingle, genealogical guru behind the well-known website Cyndi's List, will present "Sharpen Your Online Genealogical Sleuthing Skills".  Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and come prepared to invigorate your genealogical research using hints and techniques from Cyndi!

Two ways to register:

Register online for the SGS 2018 Fall Seminar 

Print out a registration form and mail with payment to: Seattle Genealogical Society, PO Box 15329, Seattle, WA 98115-0329

Mail-in 2018 Fall Seminar registration form

Cost: $55 for SGS members, $65 for all others.  Lunch will be available by pre-order. Late fees will be assessed after October 14, 2018.

Questions? Contact SGS at or or call (206)522-8658.


Do you have an interesting genealogical story to tell?

The SGS Publications Committee invites you to submit articles to the Journal of the Seattle Genealogical Society. We look for articles about genealogical research and family history that are of interest to our members. We welcome submissions from all areas of genealogy. Some possibilities include memoirs, research articles, how-to and problem solving articles, and genealogical technology. Book reviews, historical photographs, and blog posts are also welcome. 
Help is available for inexperienced writers!  
Submissions or questions to:

SGS has both a Facebook Page and a closed Facebook Group. Like us on Facebook and check in for updates and information.  Want to connect conversationally with the SGS membership online? Join our Facebook Group - Facebook account and join request required.