Services We offer
We hold meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each
month at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, in the South Regional Lafayette Public
Library located at 6101 Johnston Street.
This is with the exception of the month of
December, which is when we have our annual
membership banquet. Our meetings are open
to the public and generally include a main
presentation or a genealogical class in order
to help further family history research.
We have a monthly newsletter sent via email/or
US Postal Service to the members of our society
about the time of each meeting. It includes
minutes of our meetings, as well as information
on upcoming speakers or classes. Click here to see the minutes of our meetings
Area Society Listings
Volunteers from the group try to maintain
an updated list of Louisiana societies to
maintain an updated list including addresses,
phone numbers, and special collection information. Click here to see the society listings.
Publishing Genealogical Data on the Web
We provide assistance to members of our society
in publishing their family history on the
web with varying of levels of assistance
PowerPoint Presentations on how to do genealogy for
beginners and experienced genealogists. How to articles and more.
Click here for
Volunteers from our society meet on the 1st
Saturday of each month from 9:00-12:00 at
the Lafayette Public Library in order to
help patrons of the library with genealogical
needs. We will make a presentation on various
genealogical subjects to help individuals
with their research. These presentations
are made starting at 9:30 AM in the Meeting
Room. Following the presentation members
will be available to assist with questions
and advise. Click here for more.
In addition, our society provides minimal
research of Lafayette Public Library's
and area repositories. This service
a small fee, payable to the Society.
Helpful Tip For African American Reserach
Before you start your research of your family
you should do some leg work before getting
into in depth research. Click here for some tips.
Research Queries in The Acadian Area
The Lafayette Genealogical Society provides
minimal research of Lafayette Public
holdings and area repositories. In
many of our members are researching
names of this area and could possible
you link your ancestors. Your brick
may have already fallen. This service
free, but a contribution to the Society
For assistance you can contact the
Public Library or any Officer of the Society.
"Les Memoirs" is our yearly
and is handed out to our members at
member's banquet. If a member is unable
attend our yearly banquet, A copy of
Memoires" will then be mailed