Alabama Genealogical Society, Inc.
Published twice a year, the multi-award-winning AGS Magazine is filled with helpful tips and articles pertaining to genealogical research, such as census, land and marriage records, civil war and regimental rosters, family histories, and more. Other features include Bible records, cemetery abstractions, computer-assisted genealogy and creative genealogy articles, and a question/answer column, just to name a few. Genealogical events at local, state, and national levels are announced as well as the current news of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The published email addresses of fellow members allow for a convenient method of communicating and networking with researchers all over the nation. Various books and publications are donated from publishers, authors, and editors for book reviews, which are written by members who are experienced researchers, and give a condensed analysis of how helpful books may be of greatest benefit to researchers. Queries, free to AGS members, are printed on space availability and can help clear road blocks in your research. Non-members of the AGS may submit queries for the very reasonable rate of $2.00 for each query. Queries will be published in the next available issue of the AGS Magazine and should be limited to a maximum of 52 words, excluding your name and contact addresses. Queries over 52 words will be required to pay an additional $2.00. The AGS Magazine, when notified, recognizes each of the society's members who passed away since the previous issue in its Memorials column.
NEW: The AGS Magazine, Past Issues - Contents Index, 1967-2005 is searchable.
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Published four times a year, winter, spring, fall, and summer, these four to six-page Newsletters give current information on the society, AGS officers, and their activities. Dates and times of meetings and speakers, activities of other genealogical societies, other articles of interest, and timely tips for researchers are also included.
AGS LINEAGE BOOKS
Published in two editions, the AGS Lineage Books offer hundreds of pedigrees of previous and current AGS members.
AGS MEMBERSHIP AND SURNAME DIRECTORY
Published in the spring following the close of the membership for each even numbered year (i.e., 2000, 2002, etc...), the directory provides each member's name, address, e-mail address, and a list of six ancestors with identifying information, such as the sites and dates of birth, death and/or marriage.