West Florida Genealogical Society, Inc. (WFGS)

~ Established May 2, 1982 ~

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Welcome to the WFGS website. We hold monthly meetings (except in July) at the new West Florida Genealogy Library, which opened January 26, 2010. The meeting room opens at 9 a.m. for coffee and donuts and socializing. The meeting begins at 10 a.m. with a brief busness meeting and then a program. Refer to the appropriate links below for complete information. Use your favorite search engine for a map to West Florida Genealogy Library. The calendar (below) will always show the correct meeting place.

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  • 2014 Officers   -    2013   -    2012   -    2011   -    2010
  • 2014 Calendar   -    2013   -    2012   -    2011   -    2010
  • Publications (Index of West Florida Footprints in this section, as well as digitized copies of Volumes 1-23)
  • Membership Application or Renewal
  • Print a Pedigree Chart
  • 2009 Newsletters
  • WFGS E-mail List
  • By-laws
  • Standing Rules
  • Pensacola Public Library (PPL)
  • West Florida Genealogy Library (WFGL)
  • UWF Library
  • Family History Centers
  • West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc.
  • Publication of Archival, Library & Museum Materials (PALMM)
  • Escambia County FLGenWeb, Inc.
  • Okaloosa County Genealogy
  • Santa Rosa County FLGenWeb Inc.
  • Florida State Genealogical Society
  • Bay County Genealogical Society
  • Escambia County ALGenWeb

  • Helpful Links
    RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States Genealogy Standards & Guidelines
    Cyndi's List -- Citing Sources Databases - Lineage - Linked Cite Your Genealogy Sources  About.com
    Please Respect Copyright Citing Sources Dick Eastman Online Beginners Guides, Hints & Tips
    How to Cite Sources by John Wylie Calculate Birthdate from Tombstone Death Data 1790 - 1840 Census: Birth Year Calculations
    LDS Research Outlines - U.S. & International Nation Wide Cemetery Search (Find A Grave) St Michael's Cemetery Online (UWF)
    The Florida Historical Quarterly Lola Lee Bruington Cemetery Books Online Florida Memory Collections Online

    War of 1812 Contributor



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