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Pierre/Fort Pierre Genealogical Society


The Pierre-Fort Pierre Genealogical Society meets each month on the third Tuesday, 7pm at the LDS Church (506 N. Jefferson, Pierre), unless otherwise listed. Visitors are welcome.

  • Our next meeting will be on January 19,2016.
    We will be watching a recorded webinar entitled "Coming to America: Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors" which was presented by Juliana Smith
    Your immigrant ancestor's trip to America is among the most compelling chapters in your family history. Join us watching an online class to learn what you need to know to identify your ancestor in passenger arrival records, places to find those details, and how to discover the story of your ancestor's voyage to America in the records you find.

  • February 16,2016.

  • March 15,2016.

  • April 19,2016.
    Rodger Hartley will be speaking to us about "Following the trails of the pioneers and the collateral families and friends".
    This is a topic which he wrote and article for the Pioneer Girl Blog at with the theme and variation of “the Hub of the Prairie”

  • May 17,2016.
    A presentation by Katherine Lamie, the Repository Manager for the South Dakota State Historical Society - Archaeological Research Center
    She will talk to us about her work with discovering and protecting burial sites both current and historical.

  • June 21,2016.

  • July 19,2016.

  • August 16,2016.
    Annual Potluck