Welcome to the official site of the non-profit 501(c)(3) Montgomery County Genealogical Society in Maryland, a venue for individuals to share their interests and projects and to learn new techniques. The society meets the third Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9:00 p.m., September-November and January-May. New members are welcome. Read HERE
Unsure? Click on Events to see our schedule for 2022.
Program Planning Underway
The board of directors for the Montgomery County Genealogical Society is brainstorming ideas for the coming year, with several speakers already lined up (see the events listings on the right). Have an idea for a topic, event, or speaker? Please message us at email@example.com.
Join the 1950 Census Indexing Effort
Volunteers are working hard reviewing names and other data for the 1950 census to complete the indexing process and make the forms fully searchable. That includes work on the census forms for Maryland. You can join the effort via FamilySearch, which is looking for volunteers
. On FamilySeach, you can join for our group, Montgomery County Maryland Genealogical Society, and share messages or questions as you work. Our members archive also includes tips for searching the 1950 census forms that area available at the National Archives and Records Administration.
Library is Open
The Jane C. Sween Research Library and Special Collections in Rockville is open
and scheduling research appointments.
Still Time to Become a Founding Member!
Applications to be a Founding Member are being accepted through Thursday, June 30, 2022. A one-time additional non-tax-deductible donation of $50 (for a total of $80) will list you as a Founding Member on the website and provide you with a one-year membership in the Montgomery County Genealogical Society. Your donation will help build the foundation of this new organization. Click "Online Join" at the left for more information.
The following are Founding Members:
||Carty S. Lawson
||Jean S. Findlay
|Gweneth Oakey Rowe
||Betty J Walker
||Alice F. Harris
||Amy Hendrix Smith