Our Mission

The Georgia Genealogical Society, a nonprofit volunteer organization, was founded as a friend of the Georgia Department of Archives and History in 1964 (click here for a list of Charter Members). We invite you to join us.

Our Purposes

  • To raise the standards of genealogical research over the state through education programs, workshops, and the publication of genealogical data, and
  • To constitute a "Friends of Archives" group for the Georgia Department of Archives and History, to assist said department in building up its genealogical collection, and
  • To promote the collection and preservation of the early records of the Colony and the state of Georgia.