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About the L&CC Genealogical Society

The Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society maintains a genealogy collection of books and periodicals with primary emphasis on Montana cities and counties including valuable sources related to Lewis & Clark County.

 Board of Directors

President Mary Pitch
Vice President Bary Bender


Gale Kramlick
Secretary Elizabeth Guevin
Board Member Audrey Hinman(14-16)
Board Member Linda Howard (13-15)
Editor Terry Atwood
Librarian Karen Huck
Past President Terry Atwood
Library Coordinator Mary Pitch  
Calling Mary Pitch  
Historian Elizabeth Guevin  
Program Bary Bender  


Current Events

The Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society has a membership of sixty four. Membership is open to anyone interested in the study and research of family histories. The membership year is from March 1 to February 28 of the following year. Dues are $16.00 per individual or $21.00 per family.  Use this membership application.


The Society's general meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month in the large meeting room in the Lewis & Clark Library, 120 South Last Chance Gulch @ 7:00PM (Location may vary).

Street Address

The Library is located on the mezzanine of the Lewis & Clark Library, 120 South Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601

Postal address:

Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5313
Helena, MT 59604

Phone 406-447-1690 x 128

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Genealogical Library Hours & Staff

The Library is staffed with volunteers of the Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society and they are available Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM and on Saturday mornings 10:00 AM to Noon.  Search the library catalog.


We request a $5.00 donation to the Society to research a basic query for non-members.  If the $5.00 does not cover all our expenses, we will add the extra charges when we send your information and invoice.  A basic query is defined as researching up to three surnames.


The Society publishes the Faded Genes quarterly, March, June, September, and December. Organization subscriptions to the Faded Genes publication are $10.00 per year. Members may submit queries to the Faded Genes free of charge. Non-members are charged $2.50 per query. Advertising rates are available from the Editor at  The publication is exchanged with other societies both in and out of state. The Faded Genes is indexed in the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) published by the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne,IN.
The Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society has the following publications for sale:
Forestvale Cemetery Records Index 1908-7/1/2009 $32.00
Resurrection Cemetery Records Index 1907-1993 $32.00
Sacred Heart Church Records Index Dec. 1866 to Mar. 1908 with a few in 1916 $27.00
Sunset Memorial Cemetery Records Index Sept. 1954 to Feb. 1986 $27.00
Rural Lewis & Clark County and other selected Cemeteries - Index   $22.00
Lewis & Clark County Divorce Records Index (Book) abt 1866 - 1943 $15.00
Lewis & Clark County Divorce Records Index - (CD) 1943 - 1979 $8.00
Lewis & Clark County Birth Records Index (CD)   $15.00
Lewis & Clark County Immigration & Naturalization Records Index (CD)   $8.00

Lewis & Clark County Marriage Index (5 Volume set) - Vol. 1(A-C), Vol. 2 (D-H), Vol. 3 (I-M), Vol. 4 (Mc-R), Vol. 5 (S-Z)

1866 to 1985 $135.00
Lewis & Clark County Marriage Index (Single Volumes from above) 1866 to 1985 $30.00
Lewis & Clark County Probate Records Index (CD)  1865 to 1979 $8.00
Faded Genes - Back Issues (please indicate date) $2.00

Other Montana genealogical sites:

Montana State Genealogical Society

Western Montana Genealogical Society

Yellowstone Genealogy Forum

Other Montana Genealogy Societies


USGenWeb Project


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