About our MGS
Montgomery Genealogical Society (MGS) meetings are now held quarterly 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 March 2017, the new schedule for the quarterly meetings will be as follows: March, June, September, and December.
This quarterly meeting ONLY, will be held on the Third Sunday,
September 17, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: 131 North Washington Street in Prattville.
This month's meeting of the Montgomery Genealogical Society will be on Sunday, September 17, 2017, the THIRD Sunday instead of the second, when we join the Autaugaville Genealogical Society in welcoming Professor Robert Davis, Director of Genealogy Program at Wallace Community College. He will speak on a number of topics to include:
"Finding your Ancestor in Early Alabama"
"Understanding Government Land Grants in Alabama"
"Writing a Local, Personal or Family History"
The meeting will take place at 131 North Washington Street in Prattville. Since the length of the meeting will be longer than normal, it will start at 1:30pm with breaks between each topic.
Refreshments will be served. Please mark this on your calendar and represent MGS by attending this unique meeting.
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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.
Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods by Karren Pell and Carol King.