Ocean Springs Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1765
Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1765
Hello & Welcome to the Ocean Springs Genealogical Society, Inc., located in Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi.
"The object of the Society shall be to collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to genealogical and related historical, biographical and heraldic data: and in these fields to inculcate and promote interest in research, and to stimulate and provide instruction in the use of efficient mechanics and adherence to scientific principals of accuracy and thoroughness in research, to champion and advance ethical standards and to discourage and oppose incompetent and disreputable practices of researchers, to foster careful scholarly writing, and to issue publications." (By-Laws Article III)
The Society originated in 1978 through the efforts of and by members of the 1699 Historical Committee and has progressed beyond the point of thriving wholly on membership dues and donations. The Society accomplishments over the years include, donation of books and materials to the Ocean Springs Library, publishing genealogy research tools, producing a monthly or bi-monthly newsletter, and sponsoring genealogy workshops and seminars.