Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS)

  • Ancestors*
  • Africa*
  • Africa*
  • Door of No Return*
  • Ancestors*
  • Estate Inventory*
  • 1850/60 Slave Schedules*
  • Will*
  • Ancestors*
  • U.S. Colored Troops*
  • Ancestors*
  • Labor Contract*
  • Ancestors*
  • 1870 Census detail*
  • Ancestors*
  • Land Deed*
  • Tax Map*
  • Homestead*
  • Ancestors*
  • Social Security Appl.*
  • Death Certificate*
  • Funeral Program*
  • Ancestors*
  • The reasons we do this*

AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter

 

"Discovering Our Ancestors, Our History and Ourselves -- TOGETHER"

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

 

 

SATURDAY
OCT. 27, 2018
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
 

Turner Monumental

AME Church

66 Howard Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30312

 

South-View:

A City

of the Dead

 

South-View book cover, tilted

 

SOUTH-VIEW: An African American City of the Dead

 

A talk by the author of the 2018 book about this historic Atlanta cemetery

Dr. D. L. Henderson

Historian, Genealogist, Preservationist

 

Recent Meetings

Peggy Vonsherie Allen

SEPTEMBER 2018

"Writing Your History." See what you missed.

 

Afrigeneas Talk

JUNE 2018

"New Look for Afrigeneas Website." See what you missed.

 

Stephanie Powers

MAY 2018

"DNA for Genealogy: What You Should Know." See what you missed.

 

More meetings

Welcome to our Chapter

The Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS), provides a monthly local forum for family-tree researchers by sharing historical and genealogical information, methodology and sources about African Americans with roots not just in Georgia, but in all states and nations.

Our Chapter Features:

►Workshops and a speakers' forum to meet the needs and interests of chapter members

 

►Monthly meetings that offer opportunities to meet other researchers and share research strategies, problems and successes unique to African American family tree searches

 

►Focused-Research Groups for researchers of specific U.S. states and other localities, plus special topics, as determined by member interest and participation

 

►Friendly interactions between family history researchers and genealogists of all levels of experience, from beginners to published experts

 

2018 Across the Nation

 ● (OCT. 11-13) AAHGS National Conference

 

*(The 24-image slideshow at the top features AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter members' ancestors, American black history mileposts, significant places and some of the documents we all seek. To pause the slideshow, hover your cursor over the desired image.)