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
JUNE 23, 2018
1:00 p.m.
 

Place: TBA

 

Topic: TBA

 

Tall curved tree

 

Family trees may detour, but descendants' strivings keep them ever skyward.

(Actual tree shape in woods)

 

Recent Meetings

Stephanie Powers

MAY 2018

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

 

Janice Bryant and book

APRIL 2018

"Prince Estabrook: An Enslaved Revolutionary War Patriot." See what you missed.

 

Judy Weaver talking

MARCH 2018

"Everyone Has a Story." See what you missed.

 

Enslaved and Free People of Color poster

FEBRUARY 2018

"The Enslaved and Free People of Color in Antebellum Georgia." Black History Month partnership with the Georgia Archives. (Non-meeting) See photos of what you missed. Members: view videos of speaker presentations in our Members Only section.

 

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

 

*(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.)

2018 Across the Nation

● (JUNE 2) Sons and Daughters of the U.S. Middle Passage  ● (JUNE 2-7) Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research  ●  (JUNE 11-17) Coming To The Table's National Gathering and Training Workshop  ● (JULY 10-12) Midwest African American Genealogy Institute  ●  (AUG. 22-25) FGS Conference ●  (OCT. 11-13) AAHGS National Conference