This section lists the state-wide associations from Alberta to Camrose giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The society is a non-profit association and was established in 1980 in Alberta, Calgary.
The association's aim is to promote and encourage worldwide family history research by educating people and by preserving information.
They also have good relationships with the Alberta Genealogical Society, the Family History Centre of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and other associations.
Many archives are accessible, including:
These archives are also available:
These archives relate to Canada, the United States and further afield, such as England and Wales.
Many Databases can be accessed, including:
Many publications are sold by the society, including:
An index of surnames currently being researched by Members is accessible.
Their aims are to promote and encourage interest in genealogy by providing an opportunity for people to exchange information and to collect materials relating to the state.
Many Databases are accessible:
A Master Surname Database, which consists of over 700000 names taken from burials in some cemeteries, is also accessible. For a fee, they are prepared to conduct a search on your behalf.
Many archives can be accessed, which include:
Numerous publications are sold by the society, including Births, Marriages and Deaths Registrations 1870-1905 and their Library Holdings List(Oct 2006).
They meet in the Boardroom of Camrose Public Library. Donations given to them are used to preserve central Alberta history, to increase the number of books held in the library, and to educate members of the community in the correct ways to conduct genealogical research.
Back Issues of their publication Roots and Shoots are available on the site in PDF Format.Website: