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Published On 5/26/2024
Power Point Presentation of FxGS Volunteers
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Wherever you are on your genealogical journey, we hope this group will provide the opportunity for us to get to know each other, provide mutual help, encouragement, assistance, advice, and a recognition that we share a common quest.We will be sharing research strategies, activities, problems, and success stories, that are unique to African American history and culture.
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Published On 1/25/2024
The videos and handouts for the January meetings are now posted. Go to the Membership > Members Only page and select "Handouts and Videos" from the left side menu.
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Published On 5/23/2023
Work to compile a list of properties around Virginia that are associated with an instance, reference, or event related to the Underground Railroad, or the general seeking of freedom from bondage.
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Newsletter

Published On 5/1/2024
The May 2024 FxGS Newsletter is available to members!

Members were sent an email with a link to allow them to download the newsletter. The newsletter is also available on our website.
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The Fairfax Genealogical Society Newletter was awarded first place in the National Genealogical Society’s 2023 Newsletters Competition. Our congratulations to the editors: Caroline Brethauer, Stephanie Glotfelty, and Ruth Sando, for the tremendous job they did this year!
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Published On 4/15/2023
Do you have a genealogy story that you would like to share as an article in the FxGS Newsletter? To do so, email your article to newsletter@fxgs.org.
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SIG Events

Published On 9/19/2023
This month we had a lively discussion covering various topics. From this discussion have come a few interesting topic ideas for future meetings, including navigating various genealogy websites and search engines, how to find records that are not online, reading old German script, performing cemetery analysis to find relationships, genealogy tourism to find new information and sharing research success stories and German family history discovery.
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MemberEducation Meetings

Published On 5/19/2023
Thanks to Chris Barbuschak for a great presentation. Links to the handout and the recording are on the event listing on the event calendar.
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Genealogy Organizations

Published On 5/24/2024
The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) Conference is scheduled for 13-15 June 2025 in Columbus, OH.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Published On 5/26/2024
Open dates for June, July, and August and focus of scanning work.
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Published On 5/20/2023
We couldn't have a society without your help. Click on Read More for a link to our "Thank You" presentation.
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Fairfax Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 2290

Merrifield, Virginia 22116-2290