Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
Howard County
Genealogical Society
Helping you discover your family history

Welcome

We are excited to welcome you to the official website of the Howard County Genealogy Society. We invite you to come in, look around our site, and check out all that we offer to genealogists, family historians, and researchers.
 
The Howard County Genealogy Society was organized in 1976 by a group of people with a common goal:  researching and preserving their family histories. Today, with a roster of over one hundred members, and growing, HCGS continues its tradition of promoting genealogy and family history research and encouraging the affiliation of people interested in the pursuit of their ancestral heritage. 
 
We offer monthly programs featuring informed speakers to meet the varied interests of our members and the community.
 
Membership in the HCGS has its own rewards: our bi-monthly newsletter Family Tree; ability to submit surname information into our surname database, help sessions to help break through those genealogy brickwalls, special interest group meetings, and opportunities to become involved in one or more of our activities and projects. 
 
Member access
 
Members may login to access their membership profile, contribute to the forum and Surname list, view current and past newsletters, and and search our members only databases. If you are a current member and do not have a logon and password, please contact webmaster@hcgsmd.org .
 
Non-member access
 
Non-members also benefit from the HCGS public databases, the research guides, and much more. Not a member? Become a member today.


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Upcoming Events
June 28
DATE & LOCATION CHANGE -HCGS June Meeting: Documenting Doughboys: Sources for WWI Service Members
Note date and location change for this June meeting. In 1973 a fire at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, MO, destroyed most of the Army service records for the years that included service in World War I.  Despite the destruction of those records, there are alternative ...
August 2
(AAGS meeting) An Introduction to DAR Online Resources
Presented by Pamela Baster.  Ms Baster will give an overview of the resources available on the DAR Library’s Genealogical Research System known as GRS.  She will describe the different resources that can be used at home and how access at home differs from access at the DAR Headquarters in ...
September 6
(AAGS meeting) Quakers
Topic:  Quakers presented by Cindy Steinhoff.
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