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Click on the meetings button to the left or here for information on upcoming meetings, meeting locations, and our extensive archives of past meetings.We look forward to seeing you! Check out our new "Special Events" page!

Upcoming meetings:

RGS General Meeting
7:00 pm Thursday, February 18, 2016

Asbury First United Methodist Church, Fellowship hall
1050 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Short Program:    Church Records for Genealogy
Presented by:    Roscoe Hastings. (see more)

Long Program:    Genealogy and DNA
Presented by:    Dr. Blaine Bettinger(see more)

Computer Interest Group (CIG)
7:00 pm Thursday, February 11, 2016

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
1400 Westfall Rd., (Primary Room )
Rochester, NY 14618

Program:       "What’s New"
Presented by: Roscoe Hastings

DNA Interest Group
6:00 pm Thursday, March 10, 2016

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
1400 Westfall Rd., (Primary Room )
Rochester, NY 14618
Program: TBA
 Presented by:

Writers Group
Next meeting date and location to be determined 

President's Message:

The Rochester Genealogical Society is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping our members improve their research skills and broaden their enjoyment of family history. Our regular monthly meetings feature two presentations by experienced genealogists.

Our Computer Interest Group provides internet and computer-related presentations with a heavy dose of problem solving for hardware and software difficulties.

If you are writing your family history – or would like to – our Writers Group can provide support and inspiration.

Our Church Records Preservation Committee is deeply involved in rescuing local area records from oblivion.

Our DNA Interest Group helps members with the ever-evolving use of DNA for genealogical purposes.

Our Educators Committee provides speakers for local groups on request.

Our meetings are open to the public. We invite you to join us.

-Marilyn Privett