Welcome

Welcome you to the website of the Fairfax Genealogical Society (FxGS)! The Society provides education and training for family history researchers in the Fairfax County, Virginia, area.  Although based in Fairfax, many of our members are not native to the area and so our research endeavors are not restricted to local genealogy. Indeed our interests are national and international in scope as may be reflected in the breadth of our varied Special Interest Groups (SIGs). We invite you to join us for our next program and, of course, we would love for you to consider membership in our Society.
 
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May 2019 Newsletter Available

The May 2019 issue of the FxGS newsletter is available in the Member's section. This edition, the final for newsletter editor Janet Hall Werner, contains some wonderful news and stories from FxGS events and our Special Interest Groups. A sampling of the highlights include:
  • Genetic Genealogy – One Surprise
  • Here Comes Peter Cottontail by Anne Bolen
  • FxGS Spring Conference Recap
  • Announcing an African American Genealogy Study Group
  • Upcoming events, field trips, Special Interest Group reports, and more!

If you have a story, trip report or photograph that you'd like to share with your fellow members, please email newsletter@fxgs.org.




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Did you know that the shopping you do on Amazon.com can benefit the Fairfax Genealogical Society? Amazon.com operates AmazonSmile that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Fairfax Genealogical Society or another registered charity of your choice.
 
 


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Fairfax Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2290
Merrifield, Virginia
22116-2290


Upcoming Events
10/25/2019 - 7:30 pm
“Destitute in Everything but Indignation:” Loyalist Refugees and Their Records
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station Hall 2148 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA
10/26/2019 - 9:00 am
Are You a Hare or a Tortoise? Is Haste Generating waste in Your Genealogical Life?
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station Hall 2148 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA
11/04/2019 - 7:00 pm
Family History Writing SIG
Tysons-Pimmet Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA.