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, DEC. 11

1 P.M.-3 P.M.

(via Teams)

 

 

Sharing

Successes,

Discoveries

& Challenges

 

Tree (Zoom lens effect)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Meetings

Meetings are held monthly (except July and August), usually on the fourth Saturday.

 

Mystic Shriners

OCTOBER 2021

"OUR SACRED ORDERS: African American Fraternalism & Family History." Presented by Genealogist James R. Morgan. See what you missed. Video on Members Only page.

 

Nicka Smith - Trask Graphic

SEPTEMBER 2021

"Held in the Balance: The Trask 250." Presented by Genealogist Nicka Smith. See what you missed. Video on Members Only page.

 

Welcome to our Chapter

The Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS), provides a monthly local enlightening 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

 

►Special Interest 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

 

 

FINDING YOUR GEORGIA ANCESTORS

Research Georgia Genealogy by Region – Download research guides for 9 areas of the state on the Georgia Genealogical Society's website. Each PDF lists counties, main cities, genealogical and historical societies, repositories, and other resources. Based on tourism descriptions such as Atlanta Metro, coast, mountains and heartland. Great for planning a research trip.

 

 

 

*(The 24-image slideshow at the top of this page 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.)