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About our MGS Monthly Meetings

Montgomery Genealogical Society (MGS) meetings are now held bi-monthly on the second Sunday of the month, and are located at the Figh-Pickett-Barnes House on the corner of Court and Mildred Streets in Montgomery. Please note that beginning in 2013, the new schedule for the bi-monthly meetings will be as follows: February, April, June, August, October, and December.

Date: Second Sunday - October 12, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.

Location: Figh-Pickett-Barnes House, 512 South Court Street, Montgomery, Alabama

Our program on Sunday, October 12, 2014 will be on DAR records. In addition, we will also hold our Annual Business Meeting.

Feel free to bring a friend and join us for our meeting. Admission is free and the meetings are open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

Upcoming Events and Meetings - Calendar

The Alabama Genealogical Society Fall Seminar will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. The seminar will end at 3:45 p.m.

The speaker is C. Ann Staley, CG, CGL, a well-known lecturer and consultant. She will speak on Searching, Sharing and Solving. Individual topics are:

"Overlooked Research Sources: A Gold Mine to be Discovered"

"Organizing, Analyzing, and Sharing: Using Technology to Your Advantage"

"Claws or Clues: Scratching for the Elusive Ancestor"

"Genealogical Research: Online Searches - For Free"




More Information on a few of our past guest speakers:

Dr. Richard Hobson. He is the Deputy Governor of the  Society of Mayflower Descendants  in the State of Alabama.  His program will be on the National Mayflower Society and the lineage and genealogy of our founding fathers.

Larry P. Cornwell, a retired US Air Force colonel, a member of the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in Montgomery and past president of the Alabama Society. He is noted for speaking to multiple organizations, churches, and schools on the subject of the Revolutionary War soldier, and on The Christian Faith of our Patriot Forefathers.

Dot Moore who wrote Oracle of the Ages: Reflections on the Curious Life of Fortune Teller Mayhayley Lancaster.


Mary Ann Neeley's new book, The Works of Matthew Blue, Montgomery’s First Historian.

The Works of Matthew Blue, Montgomery's First Historian


Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods by Karren Pell and Carol King.

Montgomery's Historic Neigborhoods by Karren Pell

Bryce Hospital and Historic Cemeteries Preservation:

For information on the efforts to preserve Bryce Hospital and its four historic cemeteries, please visit:

To make a donation to the Bryce Hospital Cemetery Memorial Gardens project, please visit:


The Montgomery Genealogical Society, Inc. (MGS) is a non-profit corporation located in Montgomery, Alabama.
Founded in 1978, MGS promotes research on families with Montgomery County connections.

The Montgomery Genealogical Society (MGS) is associated
with the following organizations:

The Montgomery County ALGenWeb
Montgomery County
Historical Society
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